Indiana University East and Reid Hospital & Health Care Services, in collaboration with the Indiana University School of Medicine, are creating educational opportunities for medical students in Richmond, while providing a connection to the community that could result in more practicing physicians in the east central Indiana area.
This summer, Indiana University East will offer its first graduate degree program at its Ivy Tech Community College site in Lawrenceburg. On Friday, March 12, the Indiana Commission for Higher Education approved the Master of Science in Education degree program for the Lawrenceburg campus.
Indiana University East faculty present papers at national and international conferences throughout the year, sharing their wealth of knowledge and expertise with several colleagues and students.
School of Nursing
Karen Clark, dean of the School of Nursing, Paulette Humphries, lecturer in nursing, and Diana Stanforth, clinical assistant professor, recently had an article published in the January edition of the Nurse Educator. The article is “Teaching undergraduate nursing research: A collaborative approach.”
Over 75 students, alumni and staff from Indiana University East will attend Indiana University’s 18th annual Hoosiers for Higher Education Statehouse Visit on Tuesday, February 17. This year Purdue University will join IU as part of Innovation Alliance Day.
IU East is taking its largest group ever to discuss higher education and the campus’ request for a Health and Wellness Center with state senators and representatives. IU has included $17.5 million for construction of the center in its 2009-11 capital appropriations request submitted to the General Assembly this year.
With the Presidents of Indiana University and Ivy Tech recently signing of a state-wide articulation agreement in elementary education, Indiana University East and Ivy Tech Community College in Richmond have further solidified a relationship that will allow greater opportunities for education students to become teachers.
ADA conferences being held at IU East
IU East is one of seven state-wide sites to host all 12 sessions of the ADA Audio conference this year. The conferences will be held the third Tuesday of each month in Whitewater Hall, room 119. The November Audio Conference, “Everything You Need to Know about the Enforcement of the ADA but Were Afraid to Ask,” will be held from 2-3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 18.
The Indiana University East Office of Multicultural Affairs and School of Education is hosting a presentation series by Brandon Cosby, senior fellow for High School Transformation at the Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning (CELL), on Thursday, April 10. The Hip-Hop Culture presentation on using hip-hop as a teaching tool will be at 4 p.m. and the presentation on Raising Academic Achievement will be at 6:30 p.m. Dinner is at 5:30 p.m. in the Whitewater Hall lobby. Reservations are due Monday, April 7.
The Indiana University East Division of Natural Science and Mathematics invites middle school-aged students along with their parents and families to a fun night of learning.
Fifth and sixth-grade students, along with their families, are welcome to participate in the program scheduled for Monday, March 10. The program will be held from 6-8 p.m. on the IU East campus in Whitewater Hall, room 201. Each family group must include an adult over the age of 21.
The Indiana University East Office of Continuing Education in cooperation with the IU East Center for Entrepreneurship will be offering two, three-week sessions of workshops for anyone interested in learning how to write a business plan.