Opening Minds through Art (OMA) connects students with elders with dementia and fosters communication, self-worth and social interaction through art projects. Beginning this fall semester, the Indiana University East Center for Service-Learning will partner with Friends Fellowship Community (FFC) to present this innovative service engagement program for the first time.
Venus Williams is officially an alumna of Indiana University East.
Williams was presented with her diploma on August 14 at IU East, located in Richmond, Ind. Williams, who earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree, completed her last online courses at IU East this summer and was able make her first visit to campus as she traveled to the Western Southern Open (WSO) August 15-23.
Cincinnati, Ohio – A group of Indiana University East administrators, faculty, staff, and friends of the university attended the Western & Southern Open (WSO) tournament to meet a few of their online students on August 16. The WSO tournament was held at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio, located about an hour and a half from the IU East campus.
Indiana University East’s “One Book, Many Voices” project this year will feature a memoir by Indiana native Paige Rawl. Positive is about her experiences with bullying and her life with HIV.
Seeing that many Indiana University East students and residents in the greater Richmond area might have difficulty with financial decisions, Business and Economic Research Center (BERC) faculty Oi Lin Cheung, Ph.D., associate professor of finance, and Roger Crane, lecturer in accounting, have started an initiative for the coming fall to enhance the financial literacy of the community.
Indiana University East has been awarded a five-year federal grant from the United States Department of Education for its Student Support Services (SSS) program, which provides individualized support and comprehensive programming to promote students’ academic success and personal growth.
Indiana University East awarded six scholarships for the 2015 Summer Research Scholar Program. Undergraduate students receive $2,000 to conduct a research project under the supervision of a faculty mentor.
The “90s Kids: Still Wild and Crazy” art exhibit will be open to the public from July 27 – September 25, Room 912, located at 912 East Main Street in Richmond.
12 Pastellesists exhibit to open
Indiana University East will host the 12 Pastellists art exhibit July 27-September 18 in The Gallery, located in Whitewater Hall.
Jackie Carberry is the recipient of this year’s 2015 ATHENA Leadership Award for Wayne County. Carberry, of Centerville, Ind., was presented the award during the ATHENA celebration dinner held June 23 at Forest Hills Country Club in Richmond. The event recognizes women leaders who motivate, inspire and create positive change in the community.