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IU East’s freshmen class largest, most diverse, highest qualified to date

Wednesday, September 3rd

Indiana University East’s incoming freshmen class is the largest, most diverse and highest academically qualified group of new bachelor’s degree seeking students ever.FreshmenEnrollment2014

IU East has 413 freshmen enrolled for classes this fall, compared to 404 incoming freshman in fall 2013. The second highest incoming class enrolled 411 students.

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IU East to offer bachelor’s degree completion program for Ivy Tech applied science graduates

Monday, August 25th

The Indiana Commission for Higher Education has approved the Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) degree program for five Indiana University regional campuses, including IU East, IU Kokomo, IU Northwest, IU South Bend and IU Southeast. The joint degree program, the first of its kind in the state of Indiana, will allow thousands of Hoosiers with an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree to pursue a four-year degree without losing hard-earned credits. Furthermore, the regional accrediting body for these campuses has approved the delivery of the program online through a consortium of four of the campuses—IU East, IU Kokomo, IU Northwest and IU Southeast.

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IU East, WTA commemorate agreement for online education

Friday, August 15th

Indiana University East and the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) celebrated a successful first-year partnership on Sunday, August 10. The WTA and IU East commemorated the partnership with a plaque in recognition of the exclusive educational agreement for players during the Western & Southern Open tournament at the Lindner Family Tennis Center held just north of Cincinnati, August 9-17.

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IU East introduces Joe Griffin as new Athletic Director

Thursday, August 14th

Joe Griffin has been named the Director of Athletics at Indiana University East, the school announced July 22.Joe Griffin1

“We welcome Joe to Red Wolf Nation,” said IU East Chancellor Kathryn Cruz-Uribe. “Joe has a proven track record of success and growth at an NAIA institution. We are pleased to have someone with Joe’s level of expertise in so many areas leading our team at IU East as we continue the growth of our athletics program.”

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IU East Hispanic Culture Fair is Feb. 22

Tuesday, August 12th

Indiana University East welcomes the community to join the “Viva! Hispanic Culture Fair” from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 22, in Hayes Hall. Celebrate Hispanic culture with dance, music, games, arts and crafts, and a variety of interactive learning stations.

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IU East’s Danielson Learning Center Celebrates 15th Anniversary: Alumni share their experiences at the Henry County campus

Wednesday, August 6th

Indiana University East is celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Danielson Learning Center with an open house from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, August 7. The Danielson Center is located at 300 Trojan Lane in New Castle, Ind.

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IU East’s Danielson Learning Center Celebrates 15th Anniversary Aug. 7

Wednesday, August 6th

Indiana University East is celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Danielson Learning Center with an open house from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, August 7. The Danielson Center is located at 300 Trojan Lane in New Castle, Ind. The center opened in 1999.DanielsonCenter2014

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Alumni Spotlight: Trevor Jones

Wednesday, August 6th

TrevorJonesSince high school, Trevor Jones, ’08, knew he wanted to help others. At the time, he was a junior volunteering a peer facilitating program that mentored elementary school students.

“That is when I discovered the calling to make a difference and impact others in a positive way,” Jones said.

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Alumni Spotlight: Michelle White

Wednesday, August 6th

The Danielson Learning Center made a difference in Michelle White’s life.  The 2006 alumna enrolled at the New Castle campus six years after graduating high school. She had grown up in Henry County, 15 miles from the center. As a single mother of one, in addition to working two jobs, the local campus was the most conducive option for her to pursue a bachelor’s degree.MichelleWhite

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Alumni Spotlight: Kenneth A. Ritchie II

Wednesday, August 6th

Kenneth A. Ritchie II, ’09, was an undergraduate with a full-time schedule in and out of the classroom. During the day, he worked full-time at the Henry County Hospital as a radiology technologist. Following his shift, he would drive three miles across New Castle to the Danielson Learning Center for evening classes in order to complete a Bachelor of Science in Biology degree.KenRitchie

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