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.
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IU East hosts discussion on service-learning contributes to academic success
Several Indiana University East faculty, staff and students participated in the Indiana University Partnerships and Reciprocity Conference on service-learning initiatives. The conference was held at IUPUI November 14 and had live participants at all eight Indiana University campuses.
Indiana University East is pursuing its fourth master’s degree program in one of the nation’s growing career fields. The Master of Science in Nursing degree was approved by the Indiana University Board of Trustees during its October 1 meeting.
By receiving the trustees’ approval, IU East may now submit the graduate program to the Indiana Commission for Higher Education and the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association for their approvals.
Humanities and Social Sciences professors publish works
Alisa Clapp-Itnyre, associate professor of English, will have an article published by the Children’s Literature Association Quarterly. The article, “Nineteenth-Century British Children’s Hymnody: Re-Tuning the History of Childhood with Chords and Verses,” focuses on her research of children’s hymnodies. Clapp-Itnyre received a New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities grant for 2010 from Indiana University to research “Nineteenth-Century British Hymns for Children: A Lost Genre of Victorian Childhood.”
Dean Clark presents at nursing institute
Karen Clark, dean of the School of Nursing, presented “The RN to BSN Educational Process: Moving Past the Perception of Jumping Through Hoops” at the Drexel University Nursing Education Institute: Educating for Change recently held in Arlington, Va on June 6.
Karen Clark, Ed D, RN, is the Dean of the School of Nursing at Indiana University East. In addition to academic publications and presentations, and holding offices in various professional nursing organizations, Clark has a working background in community health.
Sherry Rankin, clinical assistant professor of nursing at Indiana University East, has been selected receive the 2009 Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching Award. As an award recipient, Rankin joins a distinguished group of faculty selected among IU and its regional campuses.
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.”
IU East hires Admissions Assistant Director
Indiana University East recently appointed Kara Newman as the assistant director in the Office of Admissions. Her official start date was December 17, 2007.
Newman will recruit students to enroll at IU East, provide assistance to incoming students during the admissions process, lead campus tours and plan events for the Office of Admissions. She will also work with the Admission Ambassadors, a group of students that shares their IU East experience and pride with potential students.
Karen Clark, dean of Nursing at Indiana University East, has been named as a fellow for the Mid-America Public Health Leadership Institute. This fellowship is designed to promote organizational, professional and personal leadership skill development. MARPHLI fellows develop greater effectiveness in carrying out the core public health functions of assessment, policy development and assurance not only within their agencies, but also throughout the wider public health system in their community. This year-long institute also focuses on addressing cutting edge public health issues.