IU East News and Notes

January 17th, 2013

“S.E.L.L.O.U.T.” comedy to talk about issues in diversity
Indiana University East will host the comedy show “S.E.L.L.O.U.T.” presented by The Blackpack at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 22, in Vivian Auditorium, located in Whitewater Hall.

The event is free and open to the public.

The Blackpack includes Vince Morris, BT, Billy D. Washington, and Louis Johnson who use comedy to talk positively about issues in diversity and stereotypes.

Nursing Dean to serve as president of Indiana League for Nursing
School of Nursing Dean Karen Clark has been elected to a two-year term as the president of the Indiana League for Nursing (ILN). The ILN promotes excellence in nursing education to build a strong and diverse nursing workforce.

Summer Faculty Fellowship Presentation
Frances Peacock, senior lecturer in English, will present “Policies and Guidelines About Writing in Cyberspace” at 4 p.m. on Thursday, February 7, in the Whitewater Hall Community Room.

The presentation is free and open to the public.

Business faculty collaborate on critical learning skills study
Marcy Jance, assistant professor of business administration, and Anita Morgan, assistant professor of accounting, recently had their paper, “Critical Learning Skills for Business Students,” published in the American Journal of Business Education in the January/February 2013 Volume 6, Number 1 edition.

Jance and Morgan had conducted a study to determine which critical skills are needed by business students in order to be successful in their advanced coursework and careers. The article discusses the study results and the key critical skills.

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