Groundbreaking for Saluki Alumni Plaza held Thursday

Groundbreaking for Saluki Alumni Plaza held Thursday
Staff broke ground for the Saluki Alumni Plaza on Thursday, October 17. (Source: SIU Foundation)

CARBONDALE, Ill. (KFVS) - Staff broke ground for the Saluki Alumni Plaza on Thursday, October 17.

It will be the focal point for students and alumni, with a centerpiece of three Saluki statues representing past, present and future students.

It was a beautiful day to break ground for the Saluki Alumni Plaza! This will be a focal point for students and alumni,...

Posted by SIU Foundation on Thursday, October 17, 2019

It’s located between Pulliam and Woody Halls.

The SIU Alumni Association’s board already contributed a portion of $320,000 needed for the plaza project earlier in 2019. The Association, in conjunction with the SIU Foundation, has now launched a fundraising campaign for the remainder.

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