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WSIU Almanac December 31, 2021

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Kevin Boucher
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Beginning Monday, January 3, 2022 all staff, students and faculty at SIU Carbondale will be required to have a negative covid test within two days of returning to work, regardless of vaccination status. SIU Students living on-campus must get a negative test result 72 hours before coming back to campus. For the most up to date information about measures the University is taking to keep the campus safe, browse to: https://siu.edu/coronavirus/testing/on-campus-testing.php

The Arts Council of Southeast Missouri is sponsoring the annual Regional Juried Exhibition through January 31, 2022. To learn more, visit: https://www.capearts.org/opencalls

SIU-C's Touch of Nature Environmental Center is hosting a Maple Syrup Production Demonstration on Sunday, January 30, 2022 at Touch of Nature.
To learn more, get in touch with Brian Croft at bcroft@siu.edu or visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/touch-of-nature-environmental-center/maple-syrup-production-demonstration/236371588611841/

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Born in Newport, Rhode Island to a military family, Kevin Boucher traveled the country and the world at a young age before his family settled in Murphysboro, Illinois in 1976. He earned a Bachelor's degree in Radio-Television at Southern Illinois University (SIU) in Carbondale and worked in commercial radio before becoming the Traffic Manager at WSIU Public Television. Boucher has since earned a Master's degree in Professional Media & Media Management Studies from SIU's College of Mass Communication & Media Arts. He is an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys gardening and exploring the flora and fauna of the Shawnee National Forest and other beautiful natural areas across southern Illinois. Kevin is embarking on a new path with WSIU as the Community Engagement Producer for WSIU Radio. Look for Kevin's work on air and on line.
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