CARBONDALE - Southern Illinois University Carbondale next week will honor 336 employees for their service to the University at a program and reception.

The event is Tuesday, Oct. 2, in Student Center Ballroom D. The ceremony begins at 2 p.m. with a reception following in the International Lounge.

Chancellor Rita Cheng and her husband, Tom Cheng, will host the festivities.

The event will honor employees who have 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 45 and 50 years of service to SIU Carbondale. The 336 employees have a combined total of 5,720 years of service to the University.

PETE ROSENBERY writes for University Communications at SIU Carbondale

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