Monday, March 31, 2014


Everyone gets a vote in the Saluki App Competition!!

Friday, March 28, 2014

VOTING STARTS MONDAY: Saluki App Competition

The game is on, and everyone gets a vote! 

We have a great group of teams competing for the 2014 Saluki App Competition titles.  Get in there and vote at, CONFIRM YOUR VOTE in the follow-up email, and share with your friends!   

Help support your SIU students!!:)

Voting is open from March 31-April 6, 2014.  Winners will be announced at the SIU Research Forum at the Student Center at 3:00 p.m.

"I am personally very impressed by the students who step up and compete.  The teams should be really proud of the quality of their submissions."
--Amy McMorrow Hunter, SIU Technology Transfer, Competition Sponsor/Supporter

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Flashback: Tips for Aspiring App Developers!

One year ago today, app developer Mike Philip of Rovertown offered expert advice for app developers.  Worth another read!!:) 

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Saluki App Competition Deadline Extended and Prizes Doubled

Visit for more information and to enter.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Saluki App Competition - Deadline Approaching!

Friday, March 21st is the deadline for submissions to the Saluki App Competition.  A help session is scheduled next week:
Tuesday, March 18
11:30 a.m. -  1:30 p.m.
Woody Hall, C227
Email in advance and we'll order you a sandwich for lunch!  In the meantime, here are some FAQs (from

How do I know for sure if my idea is unique?
Does the competition require that I submit a completed and operational App?
  • No, as long as you can describe it well, have an image to show what it will look like, and a video to show what it will do, you should be OK!  Of course, you may have an advantage over competitors if you can demonstrate a working App.;)  Read the Guidelines for information about submission requirements.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Today: Saluki App Competition Help Session

Join in, and tell your friends too!:)
When: Today, Wednesday, March 5, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Where: Room 160 in the Student Services Building, across the hall from the CURCA office.
What: Saluki App Competition help session; get your questions answered! 
More information: Download Flyer (PDF).

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

No Coffee Talk Today

Tech Tran Coffee Talk for today is cancelled.  Please be careful on the icy roads and sidewalks!