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IU East News and Notes

Friday, March 2nd

IU East receives ADDY, AEAA Awards
Indiana University East received several awards from the 27th Annual Educational Advertising Awards, sponsored by the Higher Education Marketing Report, including a gold, bronze, and four merit awards. The national competition recognizes the fields of admissions marketing and advertising.

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IU East announces High School Speech Tournament Results

Friday, December 16th

Indiana University East hosted its Annual High School Speech Tournament on December 10 in Whitewater Hall. Warren Central High School was the team sweepstakes champion. Over 200 students from 14 Indiana regional high schools competed in 14 events.

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Associate professor of English receives National Endowment for the Arts fellowship

Thursday, December 1st

Jean Harper, associate professor of English, has been awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship for writing (prose). The fellowship will support work on her book, Horses and Divorces.

The fellowship is designed to give writers the time and freedom to pursue their work; the creative writing fellowships are the NEA’s most direct investment in America’s artists. Harper is the only person in Indiana to receive the fellowship in literature for this year.

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IU East’s School of Nursing commencement pinning ceremony

Tuesday, May 10th

The pinning ceremony for Indiana University East nursing graduates begins at 2:30 p.m. with a slide show and the ceremony at 3 p.m. on Friday, May 13. The annual ceremony for nursing students will be held at the Central United Methodist Church, located at 1425 E. Main Street in Richmond.

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IU East’s 40th Commencement Ceremony set for May 13

Tuesday, May 10th

Nearly 400 degrees will be conferred at the 40th Indiana University East Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 13. Commencement begins at 6 p.m. in the Tiernan Center at Richmond High School.

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IU East Honors Convocation celebrates student excellence in academics

Thursday, April 28th

Indiana University East celebrated the accomplishments of its students during the annual Honors Convocation held April 28. Chancellor Nasser Paydar presided over the convocation.

“The Honors Convocation celebrates student excellence in academics. These students are outstanding individuals who have demonstrated their comittment to academics and hard work,” Paydar said.

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IU East Honors Convocation celebrates faculty, staff excellence

Thursday, April 28th

Indiana University East recognized several faculty and staff with awards for their service to the university during the Honors Convocation ceremony held April 28.

Chancellor Nasser Paydar and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Larry Richards presented the following IU East faculty with awards during the program.

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IU East receives four CASE Awards

Friday, December 3rd

For the second consecutive year, Indiana University East has received four awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District V for excellence in fundraising, marketing, and alumni programs.

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Luncheon raises $10K for IU East scholarships

Tuesday, November 23rd

Indiana University East raised $10,000 during its 2010 Scholarship Luncheon held November 16 to benefit the general scholarship fund.

Funding for scholarships is critical to supporting student access to education and enhancing opportunities for success. IU East has long awarded scholarships to both incoming and continuing students in recognition of their academic achievement, leadership and community service. The generosity of IU East’s friends and alumni has made it possible to help more students than ever before this academic year, with over $450,000 in scholarships awarded.

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IU East provides scholarships during annual Counselors’ Breakfast

Friday, November 5th

Indiana University East distributed scholarships to area high school guidance counselors from Indiana and Ohio during its annual Counselors’ Breakfast held November 4.

“It is our responsibility to lead the region as the premier baccalaureate and master’s public institution in eastern Indiana and western Ohio,” said Chancellor Nasser Paydar. “It is a pleasure to work with these counselors who share our vision to increase the educational attainment in our region. Together, we are investing in the future of individual students and our communities.”

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