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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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Alumni Spotlight: Brock Davis

Wednesday, August 6th

BrockDavisAs a non-traditional student taking courses at Indiana University East’s Danielson Learning Center, Brock Davis of New Castle, Ind., learned patience and perseverance.

At the time, the father of two was working full time at Ameriana Bank, located just next door to the Danielson Center. He said the classes and the material he studied made an immediate impact and he could use it in his day-to-day work.

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Richmond receives National Endowment for the Arts funding for cultural trail

Tuesday, July 29th

The city of Richmond, Richmond Art Museum and Indiana University East have received an Our Town grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Richmond is one of two cities in the state of Indiana to receive an Our Town grant this year; Indianapolis also received a grant. NEAgrant

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#IUIBE Summer Celebration visit ‘a great thing’ for Red Wolves women’s basketball

Thursday, July 24th

INDIANAPOLIS – The new Indiana University East women’s basketball team contributed to Indiana University’s presence at the 2014 Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration on July 18.IBEwomensbball

Red Wolves women’s basketball players and coaches led basketball activities in the “Family Fun Zone” in the Indiana Convention Center.

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IU East, IU EMC to conduct active shooter training exercise

Monday, July 14th

Indiana University East and Indiana University Office of Emergency Management and Continuity will conduct an active shooter training exercise on Friday, July 18, on the Richmond campus.

The full-scale training exercise will include participation from Richmond Police Department, Wayne County Sheriff’s Department, Indiana State Police, Richmond Fire Department, Wayne County Emergency Management and Reid Hospital & Health Care Services. There will be over 60 volunteers including the agencies, students, faculty and staff conducting the planned scenario throughout the day.

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IU East’s Academy for Cultivating Talent calls for 2014-2015 applications

Thursday, July 10th

The Academy for Cultivating Talent is seeking applications for the 2014-2015 program year. The focus for the year is on next generation leaders – individuals who are poised to have greater influence in their organizations, institutions, or communities. This program, limited to 30 participants, will emphasize the unique qualities of and opportunities for next generation leaders. Participants will expand knowledge and skills in order to:

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IU East welcomes new director of Human Resources

Tuesday, July 8th

Andrew Lenhardt is the new Indiana University East director of Human Resources. He began July 7.AndrewLenhardt

Lenhardt will oversee the planning, implementing, directing and administering of all aspects of human resources and payroll. IU East’s director of Human Resources is responsible for providing campus leadership, strategic direction and vision in all areas of human resources and payroll including overseeing staff, employee relations, policies, procedures, practices and programs.

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IU East’s Run with the Wolves 5K is July 26

Monday, June 23rd

Indiana University East’s Run with the Wolves 5K Run/Walk is Saturday, July 26. Registration is now open.5krun

Runners and walkers will join more than 400 other participants for this year’s event on the IU East campus and run the Red Wolves’ cross country course, located behind Hayes Hall. The event includes a free “Run with Rufus” 1K family run/walk.

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