The Southern Illinois local section celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2015. The local section provides service to the two local universities (Southern Illinois University and Southeast Missouri State University) and the local communities through the hosting of relevant seminars, involvement in community service projects, and representation at the National ACS meetings.
The local section bylaws were voted on and approved by section members on November 16, 2015. The current bylaws can be found here.
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