Indiana University East Academy for Cultivating Talent completed its first program “Carry It Forward: Creating Networks and Pipelines for Women Leaders,” on May 15. The program focused on creating pipelines for women to leadership positions in business and civic engagement and work with professional women in mid-level or senior-level positions who are poised to make a difference in their organization and community.
Indiana University East students who take 12 or more credit hours and complete the semester with a grade point average of 4.0 on a 4.0 scale are named to the Indiana University East Chancellor’s List. The following is the spring 2013 Chancellor’s List. The list is sorted by the student’s listed hometown.
Indiana University East students who take 12 or more credit hours and complete the semester with a grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale are named to the Indiana University East Dean’s List. The following is the spring 2013 Dean’s List. The list is sorted by the student’s listed hometown.
Larry Richards was hired by IU East in January 2004 to serve as Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs in the role of chief academic officer for the campus. With the addition of chief enrollment officer responsibilities in spring 2007, his title changed to Executive Vice Chancellor. He has been serving most recently as Interim Chancellor since June 2012, when Nasser Paydar left to take a position at IUPUI. He will relinquish the chancellor duties on July 1, 2013, when newly appointed Kathy Cruz-Uribe takes over as permanent Chancellor for the campus.
Indiana University East will host Family Move Night beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, May 17, in the Whitewater Hall Lobby. Courtney Crozier and Marci Crozier, former competitors on the Biggest Loser Season 11, will speak on nutrition and exercise at 6:30 p.m. in Vivian Auditorium.
The Class of 2013 will receive 560 diplomas during Indiana University East’s 42nd Commencement Ceremony at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 10, at the Richmond High School Tiernan Center. Of the degrees being conferred, 532 are bachelor’s degrees and 28 master’s degrees.
Indiana University East first graduating cohort in the Master of Science in Management program will receive their diplomas during the 42nd Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 10. The M.S.M program is a part of the School of Business and Economics.
IU East Student Showcase
Indiana University East and Purdue University College of Technology in Richmond students now have their work on display in the Meijer Artway through Friday, May 10. Students exhibiting work were in fine arts classes at IU East during the fall 2012 and spring 2013 semesters.
Ange Cooksey, senior lecturer in humanities, is this year’s recipient of the Helen Lees Award, established in 1991. Professor Emeritus Lees passed away in 1992, but her spirit continues in this annual award to honor a full-time faculty member who has taught at least 10 semesters at IU East.
Chancellor’s Scholar Awards are campus-wide awards, presented to the highest achieving seniors, by academic school. Chancellor’s awards were presented to:
Ronald Jarvis Jr., Richmond, Ind., School of Business and Economics
William Theising, Sunman, Ind., School of Education
Hillary Padgett, Rushville, Ind., School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Ryan Doughty, Richmond, Ind., School of Natural Science and Mathematics
Sherry West, New Point, Ind., School of Nursing
Whitney Wesley, Gaston, Ind., School of Social Work