David Frantz

David Frantz

IU East News and Notes

IU East News and Notes

Women and Minority Business Enterprises certification workshop
Indiana University East welcomes minority and women business owners in the Richmond area or surrounding counties to campus for a resource workshop. The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, October 9, in the Community Room, located in Whitewater Hall. Registration begins at 8:45 a.m.

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IU East School of Business and Economics offers Family Business Symposium

IU East School of Business and Economics offers Family Business Symposium

The Indiana University East School of Business and Economics through its Center for Leadership Development is hosting a Family Business Symposium from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1, in the Whitewater Hall Community Room. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

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IU East pursuing approval for master’s program in business

IU East pursuing approval for master’s program in business

At its June 11 meeting, the Indiana University Board of Trustees gave its approval for Indiana University East to pursue further approvals for its third master’s degree program.

The Master of Science in Management will now move on to the Indiana Commission for Higher Education and the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association for their approvals. Upon approval of these two commissions, the new graduate degree could be offered at IU East as early as the fall 2011.

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Business dean participates on statewide engagement council

Business dean participates on statewide engagement council

David Frantz, dean of the IU East School of Business and Economics, represented IU East at the first meeting of the Council on Regional Engagement and Economic Development in Indianapolis, Friday, March 5.  The Council, headed by Bill Stephan, Indiana University’s vice president for engagement, was formed to address how IU can bring its resources to bear to enhance statewide economic development.

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Economic report analyzes strengths, weaknesses for the Richmond area

Economic report analyzes strengths, weaknesses for the Richmond area

Indiana University East and the Wayne County Foundation have partnered with the Indiana Business Research Center (IBRC) at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business to compile a report on community and economic benchmarks, which has just been completed and is now being released. The report compares the Richmond area to both a national and a statewide set of peers on a wide range of indicators, ranging from per capita personal income, to industry concentrations to area demographics.

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IU East to collaborate with area businesses for internships, entrepreneurial projects

IU East to collaborate with area businesses for internships, entrepreneurial projects

Indiana University East is initiating a five-year plan to establish greater opportunities for collaboration with area businesses and organizations through the Business Development Opportunities Program. The initiative has been made possible by a $140,000 grant from Lilly Endowment , Inc., which is being matched by IU East.

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Leadership series offers professionals skills for difficult times

Leadership series offers professionals skills for difficult times

The Indiana University East School of Business and Economics is offering a three-day leadership capacity-building series on May 20, June 3 and June 17. “Leading in Difficult Times – Coaching, Conflict, and Change” is a series that is focused on dealing with challenges in technological and human resources.

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IU East News and Notes

IU East News and Notes

Director of Gift Development begins July 1

Indiana University East recently appointed Brindy Roosa as the director of gift development. Her official start date is July 1, 2008.

As a part of her duties, Roosa will be responsible for planning and implementing IU East’s overall gift development program and will work to strategically align the university’s needs with the interests and resources of alumni and friends.

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