Indiana University East is hosting its 2009 Scholarship Luncheon to honor those who have donated to support scholarships at IU East and to recognize the recipients. The scholarship luncheon will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 1, 2009, at Forest Hills Country Club, 2169 S. 23rd St. in Richmond.
Indiana University East announced the inclusions for exhibit of the Whitewater Valley Annual Art Competition during an artists’ reception held October 28. The 31st Annual Whitewater Art Competition was held October 3 at IU East.
Indiana University East will host a presentation by Earlham College alumnus Jim Cason, association secretary for Campaign for Friends Committee for National Legislation (FCNL). The event includes the presentation and dialogue on FCNL’s work to secure Senate ratification of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty and other issues.
Area business leaders and guests are invited to attend the annual Indiana University Business Outlook Forum presented by Indiana University East and the IU Kelley School of Business as well as the IU East Alumni Association and the Eastern Indiana Chapter of the IU Alumni Association.
Indiana University East and the Wayne County Foundation have partnered with the Indiana Business Research Center (IBRC) at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business to compile a report on community and economic benchmarks, which has just been completed and is now being released. The report compares the Richmond area to both a national and a statewide set of peers on a wide range of indicators, ranging from per capita personal income, to industry concentrations to area demographics.
Mathematics professor invited to present at conference
Mort Seddighin, professor of mathematics, has been invited to present a talk during the 2009 Midwest Optimization Conference on Saturday, October 17, at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo.
The presentation is “Some Techniques of Matrix Optimization.” Seddighin is using a lemma, which he discovered, to analytically solve the “Distribution of Search Effort” problem. This problem, which is among famous research allocation problems in operations research, has applications in the military.
Indiana University East is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Danielson Learning Center in New Castle, Ind. with an open house from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, October 18. The center opened in 1999.
The Environmental Club at Indiana University East is sponsoring a Sustainable Living Fair on Tuesday, October 20, from 2-8 p.m. in the Whitewater Hall Community Room. The fair will include discussions, movies, lobby displays, and giveaways.
Nursing lecturer receives IU nursing award
Tonya Breymier, lecturer in nursing, has received the Karen Cobb Creative Teaching in Nursing Education Award. This award is given annually to a full-time Indiana University School of Nursing faculty member to recognize innovative and creative teaching. Recipients are recognized for the development of a creative and innovative teaching strategy that incorporates the Seven Principles of Good Education, produces documented learning outcomes, is recognized by students as contributing to their learning, and contributes to the scholarship of teaching.
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.