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.
Indiana University East Associate Professor of Criminal Justice Mengie Parker was talking with one of IU East’s police cadets, Brooke Hartwig, in the hallway of Tom Raper Hall one day when he realized she wasn’t wearing a body armor vest.
Indiana University East and G101.3 radio station today (June 18) announced Ross Bohlander as the High School Volunteer of the Month for May. The program honors area high school students for their service in the community.
A new community writing program at Indiana University East has received a grant from the Women’s Philanthropy Leadership Council (WPLC) at Indiana University. Red Wolves Write was awarded an $8,000 grant from the WPLC.
The Indiana University East School of Nursing and IU Kokomo School of Nursing have a received a grant from the Indiana University Women’s Philanthropy Leadership Council (WPLC). The $15,000 will help the schools to purchase simulation equipment.
The agreement is similar in some respects to the IU East and Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) agreement, now in its second year.
The Indiana University East Danielson Learning Center will begin new summer hours starting Monday, June 15.
The center’s offices will be open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday. The summer hours of operation will be June 15-August 7, 2015.
The Indiana University East Business Economic Research Center (the BERC), the Economic Development Corporation of Wayne County (the EDC) and the Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce (the chamber) have partnered together to research the business climate and related business needs of the county. Together they have prepared a survey that will be open to businesses/companies in Wayne County June 15, 2015 to June 26, 2015.
Three local high school students have received the Fred Nottingham Scholarship. Krista Trumbo, Taylor Webster and Sarah Jo Wellman were each awarded with a $1,000 scholarship.
Trumbo and Webster plan to attend IU East, beginning with the start of the fall 2015 semester. Wellman plans to attend IU Bloomington.
Construction on Indiana University East’s Student Events and Activities Center will begin today (June 3).
The center is IU East’s fifth building on campus. The facility will promote student success through a comprehensive offering of programming in health and wellness, physical education, athletics, student activities and special events. Since 2007, student enrollment at IU East has over doubled to 4,573 in 2014.