Posts Tagged ‘community’

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

Wednesday, December 3rd

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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Five Stars: IU East earns NAIA “Champions of Character” Distinction

Wednesday, November 26th

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Indiana University East is one of 168 colleges and universities that will be recognized with an NAIA Champions of Character Five Star Award for the 2013-14 school year, the NAIA announced this fall.Championslogo1-hq

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IU East students create over 200 ceramic bowls for Empty Bowls Luncheon Nov. 15

Wednesday, November 12th

Call them messages in a soup bowl.EmptyBowls

Students have been creating unique ceramic bowls by the dozens in the studio at Indiana University East.

Hour by hour, over 200 pottery pieces have been thrown on the pottery wheel, fired, glazed and fired again.

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IU East’s Student Activities and Events Center Groundbreaking Ceremony celebrates campus’ fifth building

Tuesday, November 11th

Indiana University and Indiana University East today broke ground on the campus’ fifth building, a Student Activities and Events Center that is expected for completion in 2016.

The Students Activities and Events Center Groundbreaking ceremony was hosted by the IU Board of Trustees, IU President Michael McRobbie and IU East Chancellor Kathryn Cruz-Uribe. Also during the ceremony, remarks were provided by Angela Dickman, chair of the IU East Board of Advisors, and IU East Student Government Association President Emily O’Brien. Dickman was joined at the podium by Felicia Quigg, both served as co-chairs of the Bold Aspirations Campaign Committee along with Bill Quigg and Daniel Dickman.

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IU East’s 2014 Homecoming begins November 10

Thursday, November 6th

Indiana University East will host “Homecoming 2014: This is How We Do It” November 10-15. Alumni, friends and the campus community are invited to participate in the activities and events throughout the week. Homecoming events are sponsored by the Alumni Association, Office of Campus Life, Student Activities Advisory Team, Student Government Association, and Students Today Alumni Tomorrow.HomecomingFall2014

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IU East’s upcoming “Read to Lead” session to focus on “One Book, Many Voices” selection

Tuesday, September 30th

The “Read to Lead” series will discuss the featured book for this year’s IU East “One Book, Many Voices” project. For the Love of Cities: The Love Affair Between People and Their Places by Peter Kageyama will be the topic of discussion from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday, October 8, in the Whitewater Hall Community Room. Participants should read the book prior to the session to optimize the cooperative learning experience.

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IU East celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with campus, community events

Thursday, September 18th

Indiana University East will present Alice Driver from 5-6 p.m. on Monday, September 22,  in the Whitewater Hall Community Room. Driver, a photojournalist in Mexico, will present on her upcoming book More or Less Dead. She will also talk about her work as a photographer and as a documentary filmmaker. Her documentary film is If Images Could Fill Our Empty Spaces.

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Tickets available for “One Book, Many Voices” featured author Peter Kageyama

Friday, September 12th

Indiana University East is celebrating its third year of the “One Book, Many Voices” project.  The project’s 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.PeterKageyama

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IU East’s Danielson Learning Center Celebrates 15th Anniversary Aug. 7

Wednesday, August 6th

Indiana University East is celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Danielson Learning Center with an open house from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, August 7. The Danielson Center is located at 300 Trojan Lane in New Castle, Ind. The center opened in 1999.DanielsonCenter2014

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Richmond receives National Endowment for the Arts funding for cultural trail

Tuesday, July 29th

The city of Richmond, Richmond Art Museum and Indiana University East have received an Our Town grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Richmond is one of two cities in the state of Indiana to receive an Our Town grant this year; Indianapolis also received a grant. NEAgrant

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