Posts Tagged ‘history’

IU East Student News and Notes

Friday, May 2nd

Senior Capstone Art Exhibition opens at Room 912
Richmond, Ind. – The Senior Capstone Art Exhibition, which includes works by nine Indiana University East seniors, will be on display in the Room 912 Gallery, located at 912 E. Main Street in Richmond.  An opening reception is scheduled from 5-7 p.m. May 2 at Room 912.SeniorArtExhibit

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IU East to confer most degrees in campus history at Commencement May 10

Thursday, May 2nd

Indiana University East will host its 42nd Commencement Ceremony at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 10, at the Richmond High School Tiernan Center.

This year, the university will confer 532 baccalaureate degrees and 28 master’s degrees. The awarding of the degrees is a significant increase for IU East and this year marks the most awarded in the school’s history. In 2012, IU East awarded 445 baccalaureate degrees and 16 master’s degrees. Additionally, the first cohort of students in the Master of Science in Management will have degrees conferred during the ceremony.

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Indiana Supreme Court Justice Stephen David to speak during IU East’s Constitution Week

Thursday, September 6th

Indiana University East will welcome Indiana Supreme Court Justice Steven H. David to campus at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, September 18, in Tom Raper Hall, room 124. The event is a part of the Constitution Week Celebration at IU East. The event is free and open to the public.

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IU East community mourns the passing of first director Frederick Grohsmeyer

Monday, July 23rd

The Indiana University East community today mourns the loss of Frederick A. Grohsmeyer, the university’s first director from 1971-1975. Previously, Grohsmeyer was the director of the Eastern Indiana Center of Earlham College 1969 to 1971.

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IU East Campus Library hosts exhibit Voice of Liberty, Voice of Conscience

Friday, September 9th

The Campus Library exhibition the “Emma Lazarus: Voice of Liberty, Voice of Conscience” will be on display through October 14. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

The exhibit hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays.

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IU East to offer Bachelor of Arts in History beginning this fall

Thursday, August 4th

Indiana University East will offer a Bachelor of Arts in History beginning this fall. Currently, students interested in majoring in history are enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts in Humanities with a concentration in history.

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IU East enrollment reaches historic high, increases 8.6% for fall

Wednesday, September 3rd

Indiana University East has achieved a record high in total credit hours taught, surpassing the previous mark set in 2003.

The campus has increased the number of credit hours taught by 8.6 percent compared to the same period last year. There are 2,447 students enrolled for the fall semester, representing an increase of 8 percent. Enrollment has grown in all of IU East’s academic schools.

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Traveling exhibit on Midwest POWs in WWII coming soon to IU East

Thursday, April 3rd

The Indiana University East Campus Library and Morrisson-Reeves Library are sponsoring a traveling exhibit 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22. The exhibit will be located at IU East in the Whitewater Hall parking lot.

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1:47 documentary to premiere at IU East

Friday, March 21st

Indiana University East will host the premiere of the documentary film, 1:47, on Friday, April 4, at 8 p.m. in Vivian Auditorium. The black tie optional event will start with a reception at 6:30 p.m. in Whitewater Lobby.  Tickets are $100 per person and can be purchased by contacting the IU East Office of External Affairs at (765) 973-8419. 

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