The pinning ceremony for Indiana University East nursing graduates on Friday, May 16, begins at 2 p.m. with a slide show followed by the ceremony at 2:30 p.m. The annual ceremony for nursing students will be held at the Ligthhouse Assembly of God, located at 2339 West Cart Road in Richmond.
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Wayne Bank and Trust Co. and Indiana University East Center for Leadership Development have partnered to bring the ATHENA Leadership Award to Wayne County. The ATHENA Leadership Award is presented to a woman – or man – who is honored for professional excellence, community service and for actively assisting women in their attainment of professional excellence and leadership skills.
Indiana University East Chancellor Kathryn Cruz-Uribe announced today that Jason Troutwine has been named IU East Vice Chancellor for External Affairs. Troutwine is currently foundation director at Reid Hospital & Health Care Services/Reid Foundation. He will begin his new duties at IU East on July 1, 2014.
The Indiana University East School of Nursing has received notice from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) Board of Commissioners that the Master of Science of Nursing program has received a five-year initial accreditation.
The Class of 2014 will receive 621 diplomas during Indiana University East’s 43rd Commencement Ceremony at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 16, at the Richmond High School Tiernan Center.
Indiana University East will host its 43rd Commencement Ceremony at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 16, at the Richmond High School Tiernan Center, located at 380 Hub Etchison Parkway.
This year, the university will confer 560 baccalaureate degrees and 61 master’s degrees. The awarding of the degrees this year marks the most awarded in IU East’s history, surpassing last year’s milestone 532 baccalaureate degrees and 28 master’s degrees.
Indiana University East has received final approval for a new online Graduate Certificate in Mathematics program from the Indiana Commission for Higher Education. The certificate program will begin fall 2014.
“The Graduate Certificate is an exciting new program for Indiana University East,” said Markus Pomper, chair of the Department of Mathematics. “It allows students who have a graduate degree in education or some other discipline to earn sufficient graduate credits in mathematics to meet the qualifications for teaching at the community college level.”
Senior Capstone Art Exhibition opens at Room 912
Richmond, Ind. – The Senior Capstone Art Exhibition, which includes works by nine Indiana University East seniors, will be on display in the Room 912 Gallery, located at 912 E. Main Street in Richmond. An opening reception is scheduled from 5-7 p.m. May 2 at Room 912.
Indiana resident undergraduates enrolled at IU East will receive a 25 percent discount in tuition for courses taken in the summer this year. Nonresident undergraduate students will receive an equivalent dollar reduction in their tuition.
Indiana University East recognized several faculty and staff with awards for their service to the university during the Honors Convocation ceremony held April 24.
Tonya Breymier, associate dean for Nursing Graduate Programs and lecturer of nursing, and Brenda Buckner, assistant professor of education, are this year’s recipients of the Helen Lees Award, established in 1991.