Indiana University East welcomes community supporters to the Spirit of Philanthropy Luncheon to thank these individuals for their contributions to scholarships, internships, leadership experiences and community service opportunities for students. The luncheon is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17, at Forest Hills Country Club in Richmond. The event raises funds for scholarships and other community involvement experiences that provide important skill-building experiences for students.
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Indiana University East and other community organizers are planning the second event in a yearlong writing series.
The next community writing marathon will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 13, and focus on writing about art and place across the Indiana University East, Ivy Tech Community College, and Reid Hospital & Health Care Services campuses.
IU East and Morrisson-Reeves Public Library collaborate for “One Book, Many Voices” Storytelling SeriesMonday, September 17th
Indiana University East and Morrisson-Reeves Public Library are proud to announce a storytelling series featuring award-winning actor, writer, and storyteller Jennie Kiffmeyer. Kiffmeyer will discuss the storytelling process and her one-woman show, Rivertown Dispatch, at 6 p.m. on Monday, September 24, in the Community Room, located in Whitewater Hall at IU East. Kiffmeyer will then perform Rivertown Dispatch at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 2, at the Morrisson-Reeves Public Library. Both events are free and open to the general public; no registration is required.
Indiana University East will present writer and educator Amada Irma Pérez during its Hispanic Heritage Month. Pérez will present “The Bilingual Voice of a Writer and Teacher,” on Monday, October 22, from 4:30-5:30 p.m., in Whitewater Hall Room 132. The event is sponsored by Mindful Explorations, courtesy of the William H. and Jean R. Reller Endowment.
Award-winning producer, acclaimed author and editor, and founder of the StoryCorps Project, Dave Isay, will speak at Indiana University East on Tuesday, October 16, as part of the “One Book, Many Voices” project. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the event will begin at 6 p.m. in Vivian Auditorium, located in Whitewater Hall.
Award-winning local artist, India Cruse-Griffin, will create a community art piece in conjunction with the county’s Positive Place Initiative and Indiana University East’s “One Book, Many Voices” project to be unveiled in January 2013. This large piece will consist of three to four panels that can either stand alone or be combined to present a unified vision. Just like the community of Wayne County itself, the work will be comprised of individual pieces that while powerful on their own, are even more impactful when combined and functioning as a whole.
Indiana University East will partner with the Starr-Gennett Foundation to host a Community Writing Marathon during the annual Walk of Fame weekend. The event will take place from 11a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 8, in the Gorge. It is open to participants of all ages; however, participants younger than 16 should be accompanied by an adult.
Indiana University East will launch the inaugural “One Book, Many Voices” project in August 2012. The project 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.
Indiana University East’s Run with the Wolves 5K Run/Walk is coming up soon. Registration is open for this year’s Run with the Wolves 5K on Saturday, July 21, at Indiana University East.
The Indiana University East Center for Entrepreneurship and Richmond Community Schools will partner together this summer to offer high school students a two-week program that will help to market the community. The Center for Entrepreneurship is a part of the IU East School of Business and Economics.