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IU East’s 44th Commencement Ceremony is May 15

Monday, May 4th
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IU East graduates celebrate during the 2014 Commencement Ceremony, held at the Richmond High School Tiernan Center.

Indiana University East will host its 44th Commencement Ceremony at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 15, at the Richmond High School Tiernan Center.

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IU East Students News and Notes

Thursday, April 30th
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(Back Row) Coty Barrett, Caleb Warner, Chase Eversole, Steven Petersheim (Front Row) Lindsey Dirksen, Emily O’Brien, Kathryn Yohey, Kaylyn Flora

Seven students from Indiana University East to the 2015 Sigma Tau Delta International Convention held March 21 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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IU East Student News and Notes

Wednesday, April 29th

Spring Music Concerts
IU East students are hosting their spring music concerts this week. The concerts are free and open to the public.

Tonight (April 29) is the Senior Capstone Recital by Hannah Clawson, soprano. The recital is at 7:30 p.m. in Vivian Auditorium.

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Nominations are being accepted for second annual ATHENA Leadership Award

Friday, April 24th

Wayne Bank and Trust Co. and Indiana University East are pleased to announce the second annual ATHENA Leadership Award® Dinner to be held at 6 p.m. on June 23, 2015, at Forest Hills Country Club, located at 2169 South 23rd St. in Richmond, Indiana.

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IU East celebrates academic excellence during Honors Convocation

Friday, April 24th
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School of Natural Science and Mathematics Dean Neil Sabine, Chancellor Kathryn Cruz-Uribe and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Larry Richards present the Outstanding Student in Biology award to Hillary Chaney.

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IU East Honors Convocation recognizes outstanding faculty, staff

Friday, April 24th
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IU East Chancellor Kathryn Cruz-Uribe and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Larry Richards present Rosalie Aldrich, assistant professor of communication studies, with the Award for Excellence in Research.

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IU East’s Honors Program celebrates 10th anniversary

Wednesday, April 22nd

This spring, the Indiana University East Honors Program is celebrating its 10th anniversary. The first Honors introductory course, H100, was taught in spring 2005 with 15 students.HonorsAnniversary

The Honors Program is an academic program that provides an intellectually enriched curriculum for highly motivated students, allowing them to demonstrate academic excellence through Honors coursework, independent research, creative work, and extracurricular opportunities. Members of the Honors Program are on-campus undergraduate students from all different majors and degrees.  In addition to taking Honors options in five of their courses, they complete a senior thesis of research, service-learning, or creative work.

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Spotlight: Community outreach program pairs IU East, Hibberd Middle School students to learn about environmental justice

Tuesday, April 21st
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Students from IU East and Hibberd Middle School are learning together about environmental justice, including visiting the wind farm in Lynn, Ind.

What do wind farms have to do with criminal justice?

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IU East reflects on Tom Raper’s legacy

Wednesday, April 15th

Tom Raper, a longtime friend and devoted supporter of Indiana University East, passed away April 14, 2015, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

IU East Chancellor Kathryn Cruz-Uribe said that Tom believed in the importance of higher education to improve the lives of those living in Wayne County and throughout the region. He had a long-established history with the university including providing student scholarships, serving on the IU East Board of Advisors, and gifting IU East with the largest donation in its 44-year history.

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IU East Student News and Notes

Wednesday, April 15th

Upcoming Crossroads Reading Series features students from IU East, Earlham College and Richmond High School
The Crossroads Reading Series will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 16, at IU East’s Room 912, located at 912 E. Main Street in Richmond. This event is free and open to the public.

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