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Parade, Chancellor Installation, block party highlight Homecoming activities in Depot District

Parade, Chancellor Installation, block party highlight Homecoming activities in Depot District

Indiana University East is planning several events in Richmond’s Historic Depot District during its 2013 Homecoming week, October 21-26.HomecomingDepot

“Everyone is really looking forward to all the great Homecoming events and activities on and off campus,” said Director of Gift Development Stephanie Hays-Mussoni. “The events in the Depot will be a great way to include the community in IU East Homecoming traditions. Students, faculty and staff are also excited to spend more time in the Depot District which is quickly becoming a regular gathering place for IU East students. The Depot merchants have been tremendous partners in all of these activities and we look forward to many more opportunities to bring community and campus together.”

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Cruz-Uribe to be installed as IU East’s sixth chancellor at historic depot

Cruz-Uribe to be installed as IU East’s sixth chancellor at historic depot

The installation ceremony for Indiana University East Chancellor Kathryn Cruz-Uribe will be held in the historic Richmond Depot District at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, October 25, at the Pennsylvania Railroad Depot.  The theme of the ceremony will highlight Indiana University East as “A Steward of Place,” symbolizing the university’s deep commitment to the community and region it serves.KathrynCruz-Uribe

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IU East’s “One Book, Many Voices” event to feature award-winning children’s book author, illustrator for Hispanic Heritage Month

IU East’s “One Book, Many Voices” event to feature award-winning children’s book author, illustrator for Hispanic Heritage Month

Duncan Tonatiuh, a children’s book author and artist, will visit Indiana University East as part of Hispanic Heritage Month and the “One Book, Many Voices” project on Tuesday, October 15, from 12:30-2 p.m. in the Whitewater Hall Community Room. Tonatiuh’s visit is made possible by the hard work of Amigos and numerous partnerships throughout the community.DuncanTonatiuh

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IU East’s “One Book, Many Voices” project speakers to discuss international water issues, making a difference

IU East’s “One Book, Many Voices” project speakers to discuss international water issues, making a difference

As part of Indiana University East’s second annual “One Book, Many Voices” project, two speakers will visit campus to discuss water abroad and making a difference in the world through water. The lectures are free and open to the public.

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IU East announces Wine to Water as this year’s book for “One Book, Many Voices” project

IU East announces Wine to Water as this year’s book for “One Book, Many Voices” project

Indiana University East will celebrate the second year of the “One Book, Many Voices” project when classes begin in August 2013. 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.DocHendley

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Family Move Night features Courtney Crozier and Marci Crozier from Biggest Loser Season 11

Family Move Night features Courtney Crozier and Marci Crozier from Biggest Loser Season 11

Indiana University East will host Family Move Night beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, May 17, in the Whitewater Hall Lobby. Courtney Crozier and Marci Crozier, former competitors on the Biggest Loser Season 11, will speak on nutrition and exercise at 6:30 p.m. in Vivian Auditorium.

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IU East named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

IU East named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Indiana University East has been named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement. The Honor Roll list is available online.

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Kathryn Cruz-Uribe named new IU East chancellor

Kathryn Cruz-Uribe named new IU East chancellor

Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie announced the selection of Kathryn Cruz-Uribe as the new chancellor of the IU East campus, subject to the approval of the IU Board of Trustees. Cruz-Uribe has been serving as provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at California State University, Monterey Bay.

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