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Members of the media can contact Tim Crosby at University Communications and Marketing.
Crosby can be reached at crosby@siu.edu.

2022 Eclipse Articles

SIU star viewing party set for Aug. 6
Tim Crosby, SIU News

SIU plans family fun for May 15 total lunar eclipse
Tim Crosby, SIU News

Upcoming total solar eclipse will be last in contiguous US for 20 years
Donna Vickroy, Chicago Tribune

2017 Eclipse Reviews

Solar eclipse gets five stars in my history book
Donna Vickroy, Chicago Tribune

Total Solar Eclipse Leaves Southern Illinois College Town in Awe
Denise Chow, Live Science

After ‘Super Bowl of Eclipses,’ US Looks Forward to 2024 Total Solar Eclipse
Tariq Malik, Space.com

Eclipse Logo with Trademark

The “Crossroads of America” eclipse logo is trademarked to SIU Carbondale. Organizations are welcome to use it to promote the eclipse and related events. Please observe the following guidelines to ensure appropriate, legal use of the logo.

TO USE THE LOGO ON MERCHANDISE

Permission to use the logo on merchandise (such as t-shirts) sold to generate revenue can be secured by contacting Kelley Burke of The Collegiate Licensing Company at KBurke@clc.com or (678) 460-3706. As with all licensed merchandise, a vendor fee may be charged and a portion of revenue will be returned to the university to help cover eclipse planning costs.

TO USE THE LOGO TO PROMOTE THE ECLIPSE

All businesses and organizations are welcome and encouraged to use the logo to promote the eclipse in the region. There is no fee as long as it is not used on merchandise that is sold, but permission is required. Contact Tim Crosby at crosby@siu.edu or (618) 453-5308.