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Faculty and staff excellence awards presented at IU East’s Honors Convocation

Monday, April 28th

Indiana University East recognized several faculty and staff with awards for their service to the university during the Honors Convocation ceremony held April 24.

Tonya Breymier, associate dean for Nursing Graduate Programs and lecturer of nursing, and Brenda Buckner, assistant professor of education, are this year’s recipients of the Helen Lees Award, established in 1991.TonyaBreymier2

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IU East offers sixth graduate program: M.A.T. provides secondary, college instructors with master degree option

Wednesday, March 12th

Indiana University East has received final approval for a new graduate degree program, a Master of Arts in Teaching Mathematics (M.A.T.), from the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Applications for the program are now being accepted for admission to the summer or fall 2014 semesters.

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IU East School of Education offers credential in Online Instruction beginning this January

Thursday, December 20th

Indiana University East’s School of Education will offer a credit-based credential in Online Instruction and Assessment (SCOIA) beginning this spring. The specialized credential has been developed for K-12 grade teachers, post-secondary teachers, private and governmental organizational operations, non-profit organizations, and training for businesses. This credit-based credential complements IU East’s non-credit-based certificate in online teaching that is designed for college and university instructors.

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IU East’s Center for Teaching and Learning to offer certificate in online teaching for college faculty, graduate students

Tuesday, December 11th

Indiana University East’s Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) will offer a Certificate in Online Teaching, the first session to begin January 7, 2013.

Trudi Weyermann, dean of Distance Education and associate vice chancellor for Teaching and Learning, said the certificate is the next logical step for IU East because the university currently offers nine online degree completion programs with over 400 online courses, about 150 taught every semester.

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IU East faculty receive IU awards for teaching, outstanding service

Tuesday, April 19th

Two Indiana University East faculty members received Indiana University Distinguished Teaching Awards during Founders Day. Alisa Clapp-Itnyre, associate professor of English, received the Herman Frederic Lieber Memorial Teaching Award and Greg Braxton-Brown, professor of management and director of Southeast Indiana Programs, received the W. George Pinnell Award for Outstanding Service.

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Lecturer to receive Teaching Excellence Award

Wednesday, April 28th

Tim Scales has been awarded the 2010 Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs Teaching Excellence Award for Region 4. He is the director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and lecturer of business administration at Indiana University East.

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IU East faculty, staff presented with awards for service

Wednesday, April 28th

Indiana University East recognized several faculty and staff with awards for their service to the university during the Honors Convocation ceremony held April 15.

Chancellor Nasser Paydar and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Larry Richards presented the following IU East faculty with awards during the program.

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IU East to offer first master’s degree in southeastern Indiana

Wednesday, March 17th

This summer, Indiana University East will offer its first graduate degree program at its Ivy Tech Community College site in Lawrenceburg. On Friday, March 12, the Indiana Commission for Higher Education approved the Master of Science in Education degree program for the Lawrenceburg campus.

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English professor receives IU distinguished teaching award

Wednesday, April 1st

Edwina L. Helton, professor of English, at Indiana University East received the Frederick Bachman Lieber Memorial Award for distinguished teaching. The award was presented by Indiana University at the Founders Day ceremony held March 29 in Bloomington.

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National Teach-in will focus on global warming

Friday, January 30th

The Environmental Club at Indiana University East is joining the National Teach-in on Global Warming from noon to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 5 in the Whitewater Hall Lobby. This national event encompassing colleges and universities is a grassroots movement for solutions during the first 100 days of President Barack Obama’s administration.


The presentation will include a national webcast, Solutions for the First 100 Days, detailing how to jumpstart environmental reform at 12:30 p.m., followed by a round table discussion with Richmond community leaders. The round table will include Steve Saum and Harry Phillips from Richmond Power & Light; Mayor Sally Hutton; Scott Zimmerman, City of Richmond; Bob Hansen, Economic Development Corporation of Wayne County; and Bruce Wissel, Richmond Common Council.The causes and repercussions associated with global warming and learning how to help preserve the planet for future generations will be discussed throughout the day. IU East faculty will discuss issues on global warming including the nature of global warming changes, changing consumers’ behaviors, politics and water, the social movement of clean energy, and solving global climate change.

The National Teach-In is the project of a non-profit organization, Education for Global Warming Solutions (EdSolv), in Portland, Oregon.

For more information, contact Peggy Branstrator, senior lecturer in biology, at (765) 973-8357.

 

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