Posts Tagged ‘scholarship’

The Becky Melton Scholarship established in honor of the spirit of giving

Tuesday, July 17th

In the spirit of giving, the Becky Melton Scholarship has been established at Indiana University East by donors in honor of Melton’s selfless act to donate a kidney to Jerry Wilde, professor of education.

Gifts to the scholarship have generated enough funds to endow the scholarship. To date, IU East has received $13,700 through direct donations and a celebration hosted by Jerry and his wife, Polly Wilde.

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IU East 2012 Summer Research Scholars

Tuesday, June 26th

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.

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IU East students to attend statewide Preserving Historic Places Conference

Tuesday, April 10th

Two Indiana University East students received full scholarships to attend the Preserving Historic Places statewide conference April 11-13 in Whiting, Ind. The Preserving Historic Places: Indiana’s Statewide Preservation Conference is sponsored by the Division of Historic Preservation and Archeology, Indiana University and Indiana Landmarks.

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2011 IU East Scholarship Luncheon features IU’s First Lady

Friday, September 23rd

Indiana University East will host the 2011 Scholarship Luncheon to recognize scholarship donors and student recipients and to celebrate philanthropy in our region. The “Invest in People” Scholarship Luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on October 4, 2011, at the Forest Hills Country Club.

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IU East announces Lilly Scholar

Thursday, August 11th

Ann Barrett is the 2011 Lilly Endowment Scholarship award recipient for Union County. She will attend Indiana University East this fall to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

Barrett graduated from Union County High School. A native of Liberty, Ind., Barrett now resides in Richmond. She is the daughter of James and Dodi Barrett.

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IU East announces Presidential Scholar

Wednesday, August 10th

Cameron Cox is the Indiana University East recipient of the 2011 Indiana University Presidential Scholar award. IU awards the Adam W. Herbert Presidential Scholars award to incoming students at each campus. Cox is the campus’ sixth Presidential Scholar. He graduated from Monroe Central High School and was the valedictorian of his class.

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Richmond High School graduates are this year’s recipients of Lingle Scholar awards

Tuesday, August 9th

Brittany Anderson and Felicia Chagdes have been chosen as the 2011 Lingle Scholars. The scholarship award will continue throughout their pursuit of a four-year degree at Indiana University East.

Anderson and Chagdes are both from Richmond, Ind., and graduated from Richmond High School in June 2011. Each graduated with honors and earned Academic Excellence.

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IU East to participate in ICC AmeriCorps program

Wednesday, July 20th

Five students from Indiana University East will be able to participate in the Indiana Campus Compact (ICC) Service Engagement AmeriCorps program during the upcoming 2011-2012 year. The program engages 150 Indiana college student volunteers in AmeriCorps service each year.

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IU East student receives national SIFE scholarship

Thursday, June 9th

Rick McKinney of Eaton, Ohio, received a Jules and Gwen Knapp Ambassador Scholarship from Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) USA. The national scholarship recognizes the leadership, teamwork and communication skills developed in SIFE students.

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Scholarship luncheon thanks donors for investing in students

Tuesday, November 2nd

Indiana University East is hosting its 2010 Scholarship Luncheon to pay tribute to those who have donated to numerous IU East scholarships. The Invest in People luncheon will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 16, 2010, at Forest Hills Country Club.

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