Tickets for the lecture by education reformist and award-winning author Jonathan Kozol are still available at Indiana University East. Kozol is visiting the campus April 3 to present a lecture titled “Children and Teachers Under Siege: Race, Poverty, and the Public Schools.” The tickets available are for overflow seating in Whitewater Hall room 132 and the Whitewater Hall Community Room. The presentation will be steamed live to these locations.
Indiana University East welcomes new professional staff to campus. The continuous increase in enrollment for IU East requires additional staff members in order to further enhance the campus’ mission as a comprehensive bachelor’s and master’s degree institution. IU East has grown student enrollment for 15 consecutive semesters (including summer sessions).
The Indiana University East School of Business and Economics’ Center for Leadership Development will host its Spring Leadership Forum beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 23, in the Whitewater Hall Community Room. The invited speaker is Justice Loretta H. Rush and she will present “Ethics in Leadership.”
Indiana University East will participate in a statewide tornado drill on Wednesday, March 27, as part of Indiana’s Severe Weather Awareness Week, March 24 to 30.
During “Operation Stormy Weather” all Indiana University campuses will activate a Tornado Warning Test Drill using IU-Notify, the university’s emergency notification system, between 10 and 10:30 a.m. for the first test and between 7:15 and 7:45 p.m. for the second, both coinciding with the statewide drill. Test messages will be sent to IU East faculty, staff and students via email, text message (SMS), social media, digital signage and website updates. In the event of real severe weather conditions, the drill will be postponed until Thursday, March 28, at the same times.
This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement. The Honor Roll list is available online.
Indiana University East will host the Spring Conference of the Indiana Section of the Mathematical Association of America March 22-23.
Invited speakers include Ivars Peterson, MAA director of Publications and Communication, presenting “The Jungles of Randomness;” and Aparna Higgins, University of Dayton and MAA Project NExT Director, who will present “Sequences of Polygons.”
History and Political Science Club to hold book signing
An author book signing and sale featuring Assistant Professor of History Daron Olson and Associate Professor of World Languages and Cultures Julian Simon will be held from 2-3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5, in the Community Room. The event is sponsored by the History and Political Science Club.
Neon Trees will perform in concert Thursday, April 11, announced today by Indiana University East and the Student Activity Advisory Team. The doors will open at 7 p.m. with the concert starting at 8 p.m. and will be held at the Richmond High School Tiernan Center.