Yearly Archives: 2009

Yearly Archives: 2009

Media advisory: Tom Raper Hall naming ceremony

Media advisory: Tom Raper Hall naming ceremony

MEDIA ADVISORY: IU East Tom Raper Hall Naming Ceremony

WHAT: The official naming ceremony for the Indiana University East Tom Raper Hall. The naming ceremony honors the contribution of Tom Raper, former Richmond businessman. Middlefork Hall will be renamed in recognition of Raper’s commitment of $2.17 million to support the campus. The gift is the largest in IU East’s history.

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IU East now offers communication studies degree program in Lawrenceburg

IU East now offers communication studies degree program in Lawrenceburg

Indiana University East announced today (October 9) that a new degree completion program for a bachelor’s degree in communication studies will be offered in Lawrenceburg, Ind. located at Ivy Tech Southeast’s Lawrenceburg Riverfront Campus. The program was approved by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education at its meeting today held at IU East.

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Summer Research Scholars to present findings this spring

Summer Research Scholars to present findings this spring

Indiana University East awarded four scholarships for the 2009 Summer Research Scholar Program. Undergraduate students received $2,000 to conduct a research project under the supervision of a faculty mentor.

Funding for the program is provided by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research and is matched by funds from IU East. The competitive program has since expanded from the first award given to include up to six students each summer.

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IU East establishes preparedness site for H1N1

IU East establishes preparedness site for H1N1

Indiana University East is continuing to post updated information and recommendations on the H1N1 flu virus. The university has established an H1N1 Preparedness Web site at www.iue.edu/H1N1 with campus specific information, tips for prevention, symptoms, and frequently asked questions. Faculty, staff, students and their parents, as well as campus visitors, are encouraged to review this information on a continued basis for newly posted information.

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IU East introduces new faculty

IU East introduces new faculty

Indiana University East has several new full-time faculty members on staff this fall. The additional faculty will further enhance the campus’ mission as a comprehensive bachelor’s and master’s degree institution.

“IU East continues to grow and, to accommodate the growth, has added more full-time faculty over the past two years,” says Larry Richards, executive vice chancellor for academic affairs at IU East. “We expect the trend to continue and to add even more full-time faculty positions in the years to come.”

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Whitewater Valley Annual Art Competition announces juror

Whitewater Valley Annual Art Competition announces juror

The 31st Whitewater Valley Annual Art Competition will be held Saturday, October 3, at Indiana University East.

This year’s competition is juried by Corin Hewitt who holds a B.A. from Oberlin College and an M.F.A. from The Milton-Avery School of the Arts at Bard College. He also attended the Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Kunste Karlsruhe in Germany and Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine.

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