Karen Clark, dean of the School of Nursing at Indiana University East, was recently recognized for her dedication to service on campus and within the community. Clark was one of this year’s Indiana University W. George Pinnell Award for Outstanding Service recipients. She received the award at the 2013 Celebration of Distinguished Teaching dinner on April 5. The dinner is one of the activities held as part of Founders Day, the annual celebration of IU’s founding in 1820.
History and Political Science Club to hold book signing
An author book signing and sale featuring Assistant Professor of History Daron Olson and Associate Professor of World Languages and Cultures Julian Simon will be held from 2-3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5, in the Community Room. The event is sponsored by the History and Political Science Club.
The Indiana University East School of Nursing will honor three individuals with Nursing Excellence Awards during its upcoming gala “Celebration of Caring: Toasting a Legacy” from 6-10 p.m. on September 28. The nursing gala will be held at J&J Winery.
Indiana University East awarded six scholarships for the 2012 Summer Research Scholar Program. Undergraduate students receive $2,000 to conduct a research project under the supervision of a faculty mentor.
Funding for the program is provided by the Indiana University Office of the Vice Provost for Research and is matched by funds from IU East. The competitive program has expanded from the first single award given to now include up to six students each summer.
Edwina Helton, professor of English, and Jeffrey Jones, adjunct professor of public affairs, recently received approval by Apple for their books Posters of the New Deal and The New Deal in Photographs to be available on iPad and iTunes.
Indiana University East students who take 12 or more credit hours and complete the semester with a grade point average of 4.0 on a 4.0 scale are named to the Indiana University East Chancellor’s List. The following is the spring 2012 Chancellor’s List. The list is sorted by the student’s listed hometown.
Indiana University East students who take 12 or more credit hours and complete the semester with a grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale are named to the Indiana University East Dean’s List. The following is the spring 2012 Dean’s List. The list is sorted by the student’s listed hometown.
The pinning ceremony for Indiana University East nursing graduates on Friday, May 11, begins at 2:30 p.m. with a slide show followed by the ceremony at 3 p.m. The annual ceremony for nursing students will be held at the Central United Methodist Church, located at 1425 E. Main Street in Richmond.
Indiana University East celebrated the accomplishments of its students during the annual Honors Convocation held April 19.
Chancellor’s Scholar Awards are campus-wide awards, presented to the highest achieving seniors, by academic school. Chancellor’s awards were presented to:
Michael McCulloch, Richmond, Ind., School of Business and Economics
Bridget Nichole Rinehart, Eaton, Ohio, School of Continuing Studies
Ashley Hartsock, Greenville, Ohio, School of Education
Teresa Price, Connersville, Ind., School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Codie Kirby, Williamsburg, Ind., School of Natural Science and Mathematics
Kristin Francis, West Harrison, Ind., School of Nursing
Ashley Baker, Liberty, Ind., School of Social Work
Indiana University East recognized several faculty and staff with awards for their service to the university during the Honors Convocation ceremony held April 19.
Rob Tolley, senior lecturer in anthropology and sociology, is this year’s recipient of the Helen Lees Award, established in 1991. Professor Emeritus Lees passed away in 1992, but her spirit continues in this annual award to honor a full-time faculty member who has taught at least 10 semesters at IU East.