Du Quoin State Fair

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Sunday, August 28, 2016
VIP Tent, Southwest Corner of Fairgrounds

TIME EVENT
2:00-2:30 PM
  • Welcome from SIU President Randy Dunn and Interim Chancellor Brad Colwell
2:00-3:30 PM
  • Meet SIU Football & Volleyball players and staff
2:00- 4:00 PM
  • Live Remote with Withers Radio
2:00-5:00 PM 
  • Meet Grey Dawg and Our Saluki Dogs
  • SIU Athletic Posters and Promotional Items
  • Saluki Youth Coloring Contest (Ages 0-12)
  • Photo Booth- SIU Alumni Association and Student Center
  • Mr. Twist Balloon Artist
  • SIU Athletic Tickets on Sale
  • 710 SIU Athletic Apparel on Sale
2:00 7:00 PM
  • College Showcase
    • College of Agricultural Sciences- Compost: From Start to Finish, Learn about Livestock Judging
    • College of Applied Science and Arts- Careers in Automotive Technology: Demonstration Car on Display; Saluki Skill Builders: Learn about many different career opportunities
    • College of Business- The Who’s Who of College of Business Alumni
    • College of Education and Human Services- Hula Hooping Fun, Creative Artists, Strong Survivors
    • College of Engineering- This is Engineering!, Moon Buggy Demonstrations
    • College of Liberal Arts- Blacksmithing, Glass and Art Demonstrations
    • College of Mass Communications and Media Arts- WSIU and River Region Evening News
    • College of Science- Learn Science by Doing Science” Kids Activities
    • Graduate School
    • Undergraduate Admissions
  • Climbing Wall- Touch of Nature
  • Punt, Pass Throw: Inflatable fun! By SIU Extended Campus
  • 3D Printer Demonstrations by Morris Library and the Research Park
  • Beer Brewing- Fermentation Science Institute
  • Learn about Veteran Education Benefits- Veteran Services
2:00- 8:00 PM
  • SIU Alumni Association Gift Basket Raffle Signup 
2:00- 9:00 PM
  • Saluki Arts and Craft- face painting, henna tattoos, etc.-Craft Shop
  • Saluki Arts and Craft- face painting, henna tattoos, etc.-Craft Shop
  • Discounted Unlimited Ride Wristband for Sale
  • The Big Red Chair- Family Photo Opportunity- Student Center
3:00-4:00 PM
  •  Meet SIU Track & Field players & staff
  • "You Think You Know Science?”  Trivia Game- College of Science
3:30-5:00 PM
  • Meet SIU Men’s and Women’s Basketball players & staff
5:00-9:00 PM
  • Astronomy Observations- SIU College of Science

** Shuttles to the Du Quoin State Fair will run between the SIU Student Center and State Fair between 1:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Download shuttle information and schedule