A group of Indiana University East students will leave on a trip Friday, October 7, to explore the American West. The 11 students, along with two faculty members, will depart from campus that morning to travel to southeastern Utah for a one-week excursion.
Indiana University East is accepting art entries this week (September 26-30) for the 2011 Whitewater Valley Annual Art Competition.
The competition will begin at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 8, in Whitewater Hall. The top ten entries will receive a monetary award. Prior to the judging, there will be a juror presentation at 12:30 p.m. in Tom Raper Hall, room 124.
Indiana University East will host events throughout College GO! Week today through September 30. The weeklong event offers high school students the opportunity to explore IU East and its academic programs.
Indiana University East will host the 2011 Scholarship Luncheon to recognize scholarship donors and student recipients and to celebrate philanthropy in our region. The “Invest in People” Scholarship Luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on October 4, 2011, at the Forest Hills Country Club.
The agent for Steel Magnolia informed IU East tonight that lead singer Joshua Scott Jones is sick and unable to perform. As a result, this Thursday night’s Steel Magnolia concert at IU East is canceled.
General admission tickets are on sale now. Tickets cost $15 each and may be purchased in the Office of Campus Life, located in Springwood Hall room 107. The office is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. You must be 18 years old in order to purchase a ticket.
The Campus Library exhibition the “Emma Lazarus: Voice of Liberty, Voice of Conscience” will be on display through October 14. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
The exhibit hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays.
Indiana University East’s continued growth has resulted in another semester of record-breaking enrollment. Student enrollment (3,725) has increased by 10.7 percent this fall semester, while student credit hours (36,590.5) increased 9.5 percent over last fall. Both figures are new record highs for the campus, breaking marks set last fall.
The City of Richmond, Indiana University East and Fountain City Wesleyan Church are sponsoring a day of observance and community service for the 10th anniversary of September 11.
The public is invited to join together as a community for the 10-year Anniversary Remembrance Ceremony at 1 p.m. on Sunday, September 11, at Veterans Park in Richmond, Ind. The community, veterans, service men and women, emergency and medical personnel, and their families are invited to this special event.
Indiana University East will celebrate the start of the fall semester with new and returning students during the annual Back with the Pack August 30 to September 1.The three-day event is sponsored by the Office of Campus Life.