Indiana University East welcomed Latishea Varnesdeel as the special assistant to the chancellor and chief diversity officer. Varnesdeel began at IU East May 11 and will relocate to Richmond with her daughters.
Indiana University East students who take 12 or more credit hours and complete the semester with a grade point average of 4.0 on a 4.0 scale are named to the Indiana University East Chancellor’s List. The following is the spring 2015 Chancellor’s List. The list is sorted by the student’s listed hometown.
Indiana University East students who take 12 or more credit hours and complete the semester with a grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale are named to the Indiana University East Dean’s List. The following is the spring 2015 Dean’s List. The list is sorted by the student’s listed hometown.
Gabriel Jovencio Guerrero
Kathryn Marr of Nashville Tenn., is the student speaker for the Indiana University East 44th Commencement Ceremony. The ceremony will be held tonight (May 15) at 6 p.m. at the Richmond High School Tiernan Center.
The Class of 2015 will receive 749 diplomas during Indiana University East’s 44th Commencement Ceremony at 6 p.m. today (May 15) at the Richmond High School Tiernan Center.
Of the degrees being conferred, 715 are bachelor’s degrees and 34 are master’s degrees. The awarding of the degrees this year marks the most awarded in IU East’s history.
James L. Steck was named Chancellor Emeritus of Ivy Tech Community College Richmond upon his retirement in 2012. Ivy Tech Richmond includes Wayne, Rush, Fayette, Union and Franklin counties. He previously held the positions of Executive Dean, Dean of Instructional Affairs, and Division Chair for Technology for the College.
Indiana University East will award an Indiana University honorary degree to James L. Steck, Chancellor Emeritus of Ivy Tech Community College Richmond during its Commencement Ceremony. The honorary degree will recognize Steck’s exceptional leadership and service to the campus and greater community.
Indiana University East, in partnership with G101.3 radio station, has established a new High School Volunteer of the Month program to honor area high school students for their service in the community.
The Indiana University East community is remembering a visionary community leader and close friend, Donald C. “Danny” Danielson. Danielson’s family announced May 7 that he passed away at his home in New Castle, Ind., following a brief illness.