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

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

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

IU East High School Speech Tournament Results

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 Music Department goes on European Tour

IU East Music Department goes on European Tour

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

Research connects two worlds

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

IU East retention rates for beginning students on the rise

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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School of Education sponsors Professional Clothing for Success Store

School of Education sponsors Professional Clothing for Success Store

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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