Indiana University East has been named to the 2008 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, its third straight year for the honor by The Corporation for National and Community Service for exemplary service efforts and service to communities.
Bear Creek Coffee has established itself as the campus coffeehouse at Indiana University East. Since officially opening its campus location in the fall, in the Graf Center of Springwood Hall, the lounge has been a central gathering space for students to study and play and faculty and staff to meet.
Indiana University East presented several faculty and staff with awards for their service to the university during the Honors Convocation ceremony held at the end of the academic year.
Interim 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.
The public is supportive of service-learning courses for Hoosier college students according to a recently published report by Indiana Campus Compact. The report was written by Ange Cooksey, an Indiana University East humanities lecturer, for the ICC and shows the support Indiana institutions for higher education have from the public in service learning opportunities for their students.