Yearly Archives: 2014

Yearly Archives: 2014

Fifth building groundbreaking, service to community top IU East’s highlights from 2014

Fifth building groundbreaking, service to community top IU East’s highlights from 2014

For Indiana University East the past year has brought many celebrations and accomplishments including breaking ground for a new building, record-breaking enrollment, opening Room 912, and adding new academic programs.  Here’s a look at the most memorable moments from 2014 for IU East.

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IU East announces new dean of School of Humanities and Social Sciences

IU East announces new dean of School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Ross Alexander is the new dean of the Indiana University East School of Humanities and Social Sciences, beginning January 1, 2015.RossAlexander

“Ross brings with him a wealth of knowledge, leadership and a solution oriented approach to the position of dean. As interim dean and associate vice chancellor, Ross has established a familiarity with the campus, faculty, students, and the community and he is a strong advocate for the school.  I am delighted to welcome him in his new role,” said Chancellor Kathryn Cruz-Uribe.

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IU East’s Library director receives prestigious national award for outstanding public service

IU East’s Library director receives prestigious national award for outstanding public service

Indiana University East Director of the Campus Library Frances Yates was one of 10 librarians to receive the prestigious Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award. The award was presented December 2 in New York City.FrancesYates1

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Spotlight: IU East School of Nursing students travel nationally, abroad to gain community nursing skills

Spotlight: IU East School of Nursing students travel nationally, abroad to gain community nursing skills

Nursing students from IU East stepped outside the campus and into different cultures during three recent real-world journeys.

They immersed themselves into poverty, cultural diversity and community medicine in different areas of the United States.

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Herbert Scholar and math student loves personal attention at IU East

Herbert Scholar and math student loves personal attention at IU East

Indiana University East was in pretty heady company when Tyler Kennedy considered coming to Richmond to earn a bachelor’s degree in mathematics. TylerKennedy

He applied to only two other places—MIT and Rose-Hulman—for studies in his eventual quest to become an actuarial.

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IU East presents scholarships for high school students during Counselors’ Breakfast

IU East presents scholarships for high school students during Counselors’ Breakfast

Indiana University East distributed scholarships to area high school guidance counselors from Indiana and Ohio during its annual Counselors’ Breakfast held November 20 in Whitewater Hall.counselorsbreakfast2014

This is the eighth consecutive year that IU East has hosted the Counselors’ Breakfast. Over 60 guidance counselors attended. This year’s theme centered on Rockefeller Center and New York City.

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Spotlight: IU East student Piedad Llerena inspires others through her talents

Spotlight: IU East student Piedad Llerena inspires others through her talents

Piedad Llerena moves through life like a perpetual Christmas present: If you take off one wrapping, you’ll find another gift.PiedadLlerena

Take off another wrapping, you’ll find another gift. And then another. And another.

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IU East News and Notes

IU East News and Notes

IU East welcomes new professional staff

Richmond, Ind. — The Indiana University East welcomes new professional staff to campus this fall.

Office of Admissions
Hubie Branstetter, assistant director of admissions, primarily recruits and works with prospective students who are applying for admission to IU East, as well as assists parents and high school guidance counselors with the admissions process.

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