Yearly Archives: 2007

Yearly Archives: 2007

IU East celebrates inauguration of President McRobbie with faculty colloquia

IU East celebrates inauguration of President McRobbie with faculty colloquia

Indiana University will have a week-long celebration in honor of the inauguration of its 18th President Michael A. McRobbie. As part of Celebrate IU Week, Indiana University East will host a series of faculty lectures. “The Inauguration of President McRobbie: A Celebration through Faculty Colloquia” will include presentations by six IU East faculty.

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Winchester High School graduate receives Presidential Scholar award

Winchester High School graduate receives Presidential Scholar award

Richmond, Ind. – Indiana University East is pleased to announce its third student to receive the Indiana University Presidential Scholar award chosen from the Richmond campus. IU awarded the scholarship to 68 students to attend the university and its regional campuses as members of the class of Adam W. Herbert Presidential Scholars. From IU East, Kayla Bush of Winchester recently received the scholarship. Bush attended Winchester Community High School.

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Books on Trial: Red Scare in the Heartland

Books on Trial: Red Scare in the Heartland

Richmond, Ind. – Between the two major red scares of the twentieth century, a police raid on a Communist Party Bookstore in Oklahoma City marked an important lesson in the history of American freedom. Shirley A. Wiegand and Wayne A. Wiegand share the compelling story of this important case for the first time. They reveal how state power – with support from local media and businesses – was used to trample individuals’ civil rights during an era in which citizens were gripped by fear of foreign subversion.

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Indiana University East officially launches intercollegiate athletics, joins NAIA

Indiana University East officially launches intercollegiate athletics, joins NAIA

For a complete listing of events for “IU East Athletics Day,” please visit http://www.iue.edu/mediarelations/?p=26

Richmond, Ind. – Today the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced that it officially accepted IU East as a member of its association at its national meeting in Kansas. IU East will now pursue conference membership in the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletics Conference.

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Understanding Latino diversity topic of community discussion

Understanding Latino diversity topic of community discussion

Lillian Casillas, the director of La Casa located on the Indiana University Bloomington campus, will visit Indiana University East on Monday, September 24 as part of Hispanic Heritage Month. Casillas will speak with area Latino youth and their parents on diversity in the Latino/a culture as well as the importance of a college education. The event is in partnership with Amigos, the Richmond Latino center.

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Centerville High School graduate recipient of Lingle Scholar Award

Centerville High School graduate recipient of Lingle Scholar Award

Kyle WagersKyle Wagers of Centerville has been chosen as the 2007 Lingle Scholar. The scholarship award will continue throughout his pursuit of a four-year degree at Indiana University East.

Wagers graduated in May 2007 from Centerville High School. He received his high school diploma with honors. While in high school, Wagers was a member of the National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society and several citizenship awards.

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