Indiana University East junior Christopher Halberstadt, of Cambridge City, Ind., has been named as a Campus Compact Newman Civic Fellow for 2015. Halberstadt is a business administration major and minoring in accounting.
Indiana University East shared its community-focused projects in the President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge Inaugural Report published by the U.S. Department of Education. The report highlights participating institutions’ activities as part of President Barack Obama’s national initiative that began in 2011 with the goal of providing or expanding opportunities for students to participate in community service with a component of interfaith engagement.
For Indiana University East the past year has brought many celebrations and accomplishments including the installation of the campus’ sixth chancellor, continued record-breaking enrollment and many events connecting the campus to the community. Here’s a look in review at the most memorable moments from 2013 for IU East.
This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement. The Honor Roll list is available online.
Indiana University East will award an Indiana University honorary degree to Paul W. Lingle during its Commencement Ceremony next month. The honorary degree will recognize Lingle’s exceptional leadership and service to the campus and greater community.
The Indiana University East Interfaith & Service Campus Challenge program is connecting the campus with the community through diverse religious celebrations. The celebrations are an opportunity for students, faculty or staff to help inform, educate and build unity within the community.
Indiana University East Bachelor of Science in Nursing students traveled to Washington, D.C., to provide care and educational programming for low income residents. The group of 20 senior community nursing students left October 9 and returned October 15. Curtis Bow, lecturer in nursing, and Paula Baumann, assistant professor of nursing accompanied the students.
The City of Richmond, Indiana University East and Fountain City Wesleyan Church are sponsoring a day of observance and community service for the 10th anniversary of September 11.
The public is invited to join together as a community for the 10-year Anniversary Remembrance Ceremony at 1 p.m. on Sunday, September 11, at Veterans Park in Richmond, Ind. The community, veterans, service men and women, emergency and medical personnel, and their families are invited to this special event.
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.
Indiana University East presented several faculty and staff with awards for their service to the university during the Honors Convocation ceremony held Thursday, April 16.
Chancellor Nasser Paydar and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Larry Richards presented select members of the IU East faculty with awards during the program.