Yearly Archives: 2010

Yearly Archives: 2010

IU East News and Notes

IU East News and Notes

HSS welcomes new academic advisor
Katie Baldwin Chaney is now the academic advisor for the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. Her start date at IU East was November 29.

As the academic advisor, Baldwin Chaney will advise students, provide information for academic services and career resources, and talk with prospective students and parents about the academic programs offered.

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IU East, Ivy Tech Southeast celebrate six-year partnership

IU East, Ivy Tech Southeast celebrate six-year partnership

Indiana University and Ivy Tech Community College, Lawrenceburg Campus, recently completed a six-year partnership and plan to continue to work together to meet the needs of Southeastern Indiana. Students can complete credits with both Ivy Tech and Indiana University via face-to-face classes with IU East at the Ivy Tech Lawrenceburg campus to earn a bachelor’s degree in business, elementary education, nursing or communication.

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IU East awards 200th bachelor’s degree in Lawrenceburg

IU East awards 200th bachelor’s degree in Lawrenceburg

Indiana University East will award its 200th degree for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program in Lawrenceburg to December graduates. Seventeen students will have their degrees conferred.

IU East and Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana Southeast in Lawrenceburg formed a partnership in June 2004 to offer the business administration degree program as well as the RN to BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing), Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies completion programs. Also offered at the same site is a Master of Science in Education. The innovative partnership provides educational opportunities for residents in southeast Indiana, improving the quality of the workforce for the region.

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IU East Alumni Association volunteer receives President’s Award

IU East Alumni Association volunteer receives President’s Award

The Indiana University Alumni Association recently recognized Jeff F. Cappa of Richmond, Ind. for his volunteer service and dedication to the university. An alumnus of Indiana University East, Cappa is a recipient of the 2010 Indiana University Alumni Association President’s Award. He and seven other IU alumni were presented with the President’s Award on Friday, December 3, during a ceremony in Indianapolis. Established in 1993, the President’s Award is the highest honor given by the Alumni Association to a volunteer leader and honors their volunteer service to IU and their local communities.

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IU East Faculty News and Notes

IU East Faculty News and Notes

Humanities and Social Sciences faculty receive funding for research
Wazir Mohamed
, assistant professor of sociology, received an award from Indiana University’s Summer Faculty Research Support Fund to facilitate the completion of field research for a book in progress, Sugar, Land, and Marginalization: Guyana and the World Economy, 1838-2010, to be completed by December 2011.

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IU East announces new faculty

IU East announces new faculty

Indiana University East has new full-time faculty members on staff this fall. The additional faculty will further enhance the campus’ mission.

“The additional faculty further enhances the campus’ mission as a comprehensive bachelor’s and master’s degree institution,” says Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Larry Richards, “and we plan to add more next fall.”

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Luncheon raises $10K for IU East scholarships

Luncheon raises $10K for IU East scholarships

Indiana University East raised $10,000 during its 2010 Scholarship Luncheon held November 16 to benefit the general scholarship fund.

Funding for scholarships is critical to supporting student access to education and enhancing opportunities for success. IU East has long awarded scholarships to both incoming and continuing students in recognition of their academic achievement, leadership and community service. The generosity of IU East’s friends and alumni has made it possible to help more students than ever before this academic year, with over $450,000 in scholarships awarded.

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