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IU East News and Notes

IU East News and Notes

Nursing lecturer receives IU nursing award
Tonya Breymier, lecturer in nursing, has received the Karen Cobb Creative Teaching in Nursing Education Award. This award is given annually to a full-time Indiana University School of Nursing faculty member to recognize innovative and creative teaching. Recipients are recognized for the development of a creative and innovative teaching strategy that incorporates the Seven Principles of Good Education, produces documented learning outcomes, is recognized by students as contributing to their learning, and contributes to the scholarship of teaching.

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IU East to receive $50,000 match from IU for campus beautification initiative

IU East to receive $50,000 match from IU for campus beautification initiative

Indiana University East Chancellor Nasser Paydar received good news during the Celebration of Campus and Community.

Indiana University President Michael McRobbie made a surprise announcement, stating that the university would match contributions to IU East’s campus beautification initiative up to $50,000.

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Chancellor to forgo installation ceremony, to focus on campus beautification

Chancellor to forgo installation ceremony, to focus on campus beautification

During a time when the resources of both the state and east central Indiana are constrained, Indiana University East Chancellor Nasser H. Paydar has decided to forgo a traditional chancellor installation ceremony. An installation, with its pomp and circumstance, marks the beginning of a new chapter for a campus and can be a long, lavish affair.

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Indiana University East Commencement Ceremony

Indiana University East Commencement Ceremony

Nearly 300 degrees will be conferred at the Indiana University East Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 15. Commencement begins at 6 p.m. in the Tiernan Center at Richmond High School.

IU President Michael A. McRobbie and IU East Chancellor Nasser H. Paydar will preside and address the 297 graduates eligible to receive degrees during the ceremony. The figures include degree recipients from December 2008 and candidates for May, June and August 2009.

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IU East to join Hoosiers for Higher Education for Statehouse visit

IU East to join Hoosiers for Higher Education for Statehouse visit

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.

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