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Striving for greatness: High school students learn entrepreneurship lessons during weeklong camp

Striving for greatness: High school students learn entrepreneurship lessons during weeklong camp

Envision a center that’s open 24 hours a day. A place for kids to go whenever they need it. It offers counseling, tutoring, gives boxing lessons and takes kids on trips and to the movies.

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IU East student completes American Red Cross Collegiate Leadership Program

IU East student completes American Red Cross Collegiate Leadership Program

Indiana University East junior Rachel Burgess completed the American Red Cross Collegiate Leadership Program in Washington, D.C. this summer.

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Rachel Burgess

Burgess is a biochemistry major from Fairfield, Ohio. A member of the women’s soccer team at IU East, Burgess said she learned about the program through her coach, Shane Meridith.

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Five women recognized for heroism at ATHENA celebration

Five women recognized for heroism at ATHENA celebration

Five women from emergency dispatch, law enforcement, and education were recognized for their heroism during the sixth annual ATHENA Leadership Award® for Wayne County celebration on June 27.

The ATHENA dinner celebrates the finalists and award recipient of the ATHENA Leadership Award® and the ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award recipient.

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2019 ATHENA Leadership, Young Professional Leadership Awards® announced

2019 ATHENA Leadership, Young Professional Leadership Awards® announced

Melissa Vance is the recipient of the 2019 ATHENA Leadership Award® for Wayne County. The ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award winner is Ashley Sieb.

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Melissa Vance

Vance and Sieb were presented with the awards during the ATHENA celebration dinner held June 27 at Forest Hills Country Club in Richmond. The event recognizes women leaders who motivate, inspire and create positive change in the community.

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Keynote speaker for this year’s ATHENA Leadership Award® announced

Keynote speaker for this year’s ATHENA Leadership Award® announced

This year’s speaker for the ATHENA Leadership Award® Dinner will be Karen Ferguson Fuson, chief marketing officer for Indiana University.

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Karen Ferguson Fuson

Wayne Bank and Indiana University East will host the dinner at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 27, at Forest Hills Country Club, located at 2169 South 23rd St. in Richmond, Ind. The event recognizes women leaders who motivate, inspire and create positive change in the community.

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IU East’s online program in English, Technical and Professional Writing ranked by BestColleges

IU East’s online program in English, Technical and Professional Writing ranked by BestColleges

Indiana University East’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences received a Best Online Bachelor’s in Writing ranking by BestColleges. IU East offers a Bachelor of Science in English, Technical and Professional Writing.

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ATHENA Leadership Award® finalists announced

ATHENA Leadership Award® finalists announced

Wayne Bank and Indiana University East have partnered for the sixth year to bring the ATHENA Leadership Award to Wayne County. The ATHENA Leadership Award® is presented to an exemplary leader who has achieved excellence in their business or profession, served the community in a meaningful way and, most importantly, actively assisted women to achieve their full leadership potential.

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