The generosity of three donors has made it possible to offer new scholarships for students at Indiana University East. Paul Kriese, professor of political science at IU East, and Rod and Chris Weiss will support the two new scholarships.
The Indiana University East Center for Leadership Development will host a Management Series workshop on Engaging Employees from 1-4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 12, in the Whitewater Hall Community Room. Registration for the workshop is available online.
Jennifer Finney Boylan, a professor of English at Colby College and board member of the Indiana University Kinsey Institute, will visit Indiana University East at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26, to discuss “Transgendered Identity and the American Ideal of Equality Under the Law.” The discussion will be held in Vivian Auditorium, located in Whitewater Hall.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application priority deadline is Monday, March 10. By completing the FAFSA, applicants will automatically be considered for most federal and state grants, federal loans, and federal work-study, for the 2014-2015 academic year.
The Creating Innovation Series includes diverse sessions that explore the role of art, design, and creativity in fostering innovation. The Indiana University East Center for Leadership Development will host an upcoming workshop on Decoding Creativity from 8:30a.m. to noon Thursday, March 6, in the Whitewater Hall Community Room. Registration is available online.
Indiana University East received the Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce Achievement of Excellence, Non Profit, Growth and Expansion award at its annual dinner held Jan. 24, 2014.
“I am both delighted and honored that IU East was selected for this award,” said Chancellor Kathryn Cruz-Uribe. “We are proud that we are graduating record numbers of students at both the bachelor’s and master’s levels. With more than 80 percent of IU East graduates remaining in our service region, we have a tremendous impact, and it is an honor to receive recognition for our efforts.”
The Indiana University East Center for Leadership Development will host a Management Series workshop on Facilitating Meetings for Results from 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, February 11, in the Whitewater Hall Community Room. Registration for the workshop is available online at iue.edu/leadership.
This spring, Indiana University East is continuing to see enrollment increases over last spring across key areas including credit hours taken, new transfer students, transfers from Ivy Tech Community College in Richmond, new first-year students, and online courses enrollments. This represents the 18th consecutive term (including summers) with growth in campus credit hours over the previous year.