Archive for August, 2012

IU East School of Nursing Gala to celebrate excellence in nursing

Friday, August 31st

The Indiana University East School of Nursing will honor three individuals with Nursing Excellence Awards during its upcoming gala “Celebration of Caring: Toasting a Legacy” from 6-10 p.m. on September 28. The nursing gala will be held at J&J Winery.

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Back with the Pack welcomes IU East students to campus

Monday, August 27th

Indiana University East will celebrate the start of the fall semester with new and returning students during the annual Back with the Pack August 28-30. The three-day event is sponsored by the Office of Campus Life. Fall semester classes start today (Monday, August 27).

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IU East Mindful Explorations to bring the award-winning production Nothing to campus

Wednesday, August 22nd

There’s a unique production coming to Indiana University East this September.  An award-winning performance piece that addresses the complex subject of autism, Nothing is an incredibly thought-provoking production for anyone who is interested in the subjects of anti-bullying, autism awareness, or suicide prevention.

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IU East and Starr-Gennett Foundation organize Community Writing Marathon to share creative ideas

Monday, August 20th

Indiana University East will partner with the Starr-Gennett Foundation to host a Community Writing Marathon during the annual Walk of Fame weekend. The event will take place from 11a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 8, in the Gorge. It is open to participants of all ages; however, participants younger than 16 should be accompanied by an adult.

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Search committee for IU East chancellor appointed

Monday, August 20th

A search and screen committee has been formed to identify finalists for the position of chancellor of Indiana University East, IU President Michael A. McRobbie has announced.

The committee, which will begin meeting in September, will initiate a national search for a replacement for former IU East Chancellor Nasser Paydar, who led the campus from 2007 to 2012 and accepted the position of executive vice chancellor of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Laurence Richards, IU East executive vice chancellor for academic affairs and professor of informatics and management, has served as interim chancellor since June 15.

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Free Fall exhibit features work of Anita Giddings

Monday, August 20th

The Gallery at Indiana University East will host an exhibit by artist and teacher Anita Giddings, an explorer of between the known and the unknown in the natural world. “Free Fall” is on exhibit from August 27 to September 21.

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One Book, Many Voices Project to inspire the community and campus

Friday, August 3rd

Indiana University East will launch the inaugural “One Book, Many Voices” project in August 2012.  The project mission is to foster a campus and community discussion about themes and ideas inspired by a common text in an effort to develop camaraderie, inform knowledge, and inspire action towards positive civic engagement and improvement.

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