Archive for the ‘Academics’ Category

Poetry reading, PBS video to commemorate fire’s 100th anniversary

Monday, March 14th

Indiana University East students will take part in a national effort to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire by hosting a poetry reading and PBS feature film. Both events are free and open to the public.

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IU East High School Speech Tournament Results

Friday, February 18th

Indiana University East hosted its Annual High School Speech Tournament on February 12 in Whitewater Hall. Approximately 80 students from seven Indiana regional high schools competed in 14 events.

High schools competing in the speech tournament included Burris High School, Centerville High School, Connersville High School, Covenant Christian High School, Lawrence Central High School, New Castle High School, and Tri Junior and Senior High School.

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IU East to host High School Speech Tournament

Thursday, January 27th

The Indiana University East Annual High School Speech Tournament will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 12, in Whitewater Hall. The tournament is free and open to the public.

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IU East to host High School Speech Tournament

Monday, October 11th

The Indiana University East Annual High School Speech Tournament will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 30, in Whitewater Hall. The tournament is free and open to the public.

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IU East Music Department goes on European Tour

Friday, July 2nd

RICHMOND, Ind. – Seven Indiana University East students studied abroad throughout Europe as part of a broad-based culture and non-linear music history and composition courses. The students visited two main city epicenters of music – Venice and Vienna – while they traveled. Students left for Europe on May 24 and returned June 7.

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Research connects two worlds

Friday, April 30th

Wazir Mohamed, assistant professor of sociology, did not plan for his life to lean toward academics and research.  Born and raised in a rural village with 12 families in Guyana in the 1950s, he was a rice farmer before he chose to pursue academics. He decided to go to college at the University of Guyana where he earned his Diploma in Public Communications and a bachelor’s degree in Communications.

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IU East retention rates for beginning students on the rise

Tuesday, March 2nd

Preliminary retention rates for Indiana University East show an increase in the number and percent of beginning students continuing their enrollment from the fall to the spring semester. IU East now has the highest retention rate for beginning students of all the Indiana University regional campuses.

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IU East announces College Go! Week events

Monday, October 12th

Indiana University East kicks off College Go! Week today. The weeklong event offers high school students, their parents and the community the opportunity to explore IU East and its academic programs.

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School of Education sponsors Professional Clothing for Success Store

Thursday, September 3rd

The Indiana University East School of Education and the Student Education Association are sponsoring a Professional Clothing for Success Store (PCS) for all IU East students. Anyone who would like to share gently used professional clothing and accessories may drop the items off in the Springwood Hall Campus Life Conference Room, located in office suite 107. The drop-off dates and times are Thursday, September 10, between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. or Friday, September 11, between 7:30 a.m. and noon.

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Political science professor works for change, inspires students

Monday, August 31st

Paul Kriese is committed to showing his students that being a part of democracy is more than learning about politics in class. It’s also about being actively engaged in the community.

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