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IU East presents scholarships for high school students during Counselors’ Breakfast

Thursday, November 20th

Indiana University East distributed scholarships to area high school guidance counselors from Indiana and Ohio during its annual Counselors’ Breakfast held November 20 in Whitewater Hall.counselorsbreakfast2014

This is the eighth consecutive year that IU East has hosted the Counselors’ Breakfast. Over 60 guidance counselors attended. This year’s theme centered on Rockefeller Center and New York City.

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Spotlight: IU East student Piedad Llerena inspires others through her talents

Wednesday, November 19th

Piedad Llerena moves through life like a perpetual Christmas present: If you take off one wrapping, you’ll find another gift.PiedadLlerena

Take off another wrapping, you’ll find another gift. And then another. And another.

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IU East News and Notes

Wednesday, November 19th

IU East welcomes new professional staff

Richmond, Ind. — The Indiana University East welcomes new professional staff to campus this fall.

Office of Admissions
Hubie Branstetter, assistant director of admissions, primarily recruits and works with prospective students who are applying for admission to IU East, as well as assists parents and high school guidance counselors with the admissions process.

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IU East students traveling to Dominican Republic to construct, distribute ceramic water filters

Monday, November 17th

Indiana University East students are preparing to leave for the Dominican Republic this week to construct and distribute ceramic water filters for families in need of clean drinking water. Eight students will travel to the Dominican Republic November 20-25 as part of an online service-learning course at IU East.

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IU East honors Chancellor’s Medallion Recipients, Alumni Hall of Fame Inductees

Friday, November 14th

Indiana University East honored five individuals for their service to the university and within the community during the Chancellor’s Medallion Dinner held November 14 at Forest Hills Country Club. The Chancellor’s Medallion Dinner is one of many events scheduled during IU East’s 2014 Homecoming Week, November 10-15.

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IU East students create over 200 ceramic bowls for Empty Bowls Luncheon Nov. 15

Wednesday, November 12th

Call them messages in a soup bowl.EmptyBowls

Students have been creating unique ceramic bowls by the dozens in the studio at Indiana University East.

Hour by hour, over 200 pottery pieces have been thrown on the pottery wheel, fired, glazed and fired again.

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IU East’s Student Activities and Events Center Groundbreaking Ceremony celebrates campus’ fifth building

Tuesday, November 11th

Indiana University and Indiana University East today broke ground on the campus’ fifth building, a Student Activities and Events Center that is expected for completion in 2016.

The Students Activities and Events Center Groundbreaking ceremony was hosted by the IU Board of Trustees, IU President Michael McRobbie and IU East Chancellor Kathryn Cruz-Uribe. Also during the ceremony, remarks were provided by Angela Dickman, chair of the IU East Board of Advisors, and IU East Student Government Association President Emily O’Brien. Dickman was joined at the podium by Felicia Quigg, both served as co-chairs of the Bold Aspirations Campaign Committee along with Bill Quigg and Daniel Dickman.

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IU East celebrates new outdoor space with Quad Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Tuesday, November 11th

Indiana University East celebrated the completion of the renovation to its central outdoors space area with a Quad Ribbon Cutting Ceremony November 10.IUEQuad

Chancellor Kathryn Cruz-Uribe, Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce CEO and President Amy Oler Holthouse, and Kelsey Wolfe Davis, IU East senior and member of the Student Government Association (SGA), provided remarks during the ceremony.

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IU East Veterans Day Moment of Silence

Monday, November 10th

Indiana University East will honor veterans the week of November 10 with several events and activities.

The Student Veterans Organization (SVO) at IU East will have a ceremony to honor veterans with a special reading and blessing. Anyone planning to attend the ceremony, should be in front of Whitewater Hall before 1:30 p.m. for the program and for the Moment of Silence. Specialist Ben Adams, a member of the U.S. Army Reserves and IU East student, will play “Taps” near Whitewater Hall.

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Whitewater Valley Annual Art Competition Top Ten, Exhibit Entrants Announced

Friday, November 7th

Indiana University East is announcing the inclusions of the Whitewater Valley Annual Art Competition during a reception for the artists. The 36th Annual Whitewater Art Competition was held October 18 at IU East. This year’s competition was juried by David Klamen, the Chancellor’s Professor of Fine Arts at Indiana University Northwest and prominent Chicago artist.

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