Author Archives: Hali Cartee

Author Archives: Hali Cartee

2017 Sigma Tau Delta Conference and Upcoming Membership Drive

2017 Sigma Tau Delta Conference and Upcoming Membership Drive

Nine student members of the IU East chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society, attended the organization’s 2017 International Convention in Louisville from March 29-April 1.

Students attended presentations, readings, workshops, open mics, and other events at the convention. Most of these events offered a display of outstanding student research and creativity from around the United States and abroad, but famous authors such as science fiction writer Jeff Vandermeer were also featured. The very first SigmaCon event was a hit with IU East students who donned costumes as pirates, vampires, and other assorted characters.

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Entries for the Whitewater Valley Art Competition now being accepted online

Entries for the Whitewater Valley Art Competition now being accepted online

Indiana University East is accepting art entries for the 39th annual Whitewater Valley Art Competition (WVAC). The submission process will be electronic at callforentry.org.

Originating in 1978, the WVAC was founded by Tom Thomas, late associate professor fine of fine arts. Thomas taught fine arts at IU East for over 30 years. The WVAC has a history of open judging, allowing the public to be on site when the exhibit entries are excluded or included for the exhibit. In this spirit, digital images of entered works will be projected in an auditorium on the campus of IU East and will be juried by a three-judge panel electronically.

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IUPD-East cadets graduate from IU Police Academy with honors

IUPD-East cadets graduate from IU Police Academy with honors

Indiana University Police Department – East celebrates the graduation and achievements of police officers Maxwell Meddings and Kristen Miller from the 44th class of the IU Police Academy. The ceremony was held August 12 at the Indiana Memorial Union in Bloomington.

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IU East faculty expert provides best viewing tips for Total Eclipse

IU East faculty expert provides best viewing tips for Total Eclipse

Wes Tobin is an assistant professor of physics at Indiana University East. Tobin recently answered questions on the Total Solar Eclipse occurring on Monday, August 21. The campus and community are invited to attend a viewing event for the Total Eclipse from 1-4 p.m. at the West End Bank Plaza, located outside the Student Events and Activities Center.

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Anne Szopa Scholarship recognizes faculty member’s development of Women’s and Gender Studies program, influence on campus

Anne Szopa Scholarship recognizes faculty member’s development of Women’s and Gender Studies program, influence on campus

Anne Szopa was instrumental in developing the Women’s and Gender Studies and Sociology programs at Indiana University East. In recognition of her contributions and to encourage others to expand opportunities for students to study in this field, Rob and Nancy Tolley have endowed $30,000 to establish the Anne Szopa Scholarship.

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IU East soccer to play home games at Centerville High School

IU East soccer to play home games at Centerville High School

Indiana University East has partnered with Centerville High School (CHS) as the location for all of its men’s and women’s soccer home games. The Centerville High School soccer fields are located in the southwest corner of the CHS campus at 507 Willow Grove Road, Centerville, Indiana.

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Nominations are being accepted for IU East’s Alumni Hall of Fame

Nominations are being accepted for IU East’s Alumni Hall of Fame

The Indiana University East Alumni Association invites members of the community and other interested individuals to submit nominations for the Indiana University East Alumni Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame recognizes and celebrates the outstanding alumni of IU East.

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IU East professor receives a Fulbright Scholarship to teach at Belarusian State University

IU East professor receives a Fulbright Scholarship to teach at Belarusian State University

Those who watched the popular TV show “Friends” might remember Phoebe’s boyfriend, David, who left America to spend years in Minsk on a research grant.

Although an IU East professor also has received a grant to travel to the capital of Belarus, his experience will differ in several ways from the TV show plot.

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ATHENA Leadership Award® recipient announced

ATHENA Leadership Award® recipient announced

Angie Dickman is the recipient of the 2017 ATHENA Leadership Award® for Wayne County. Dickman, of Richmond, Ind., was presented the award during the ATHENA celebration dinner held June 22 at Forest Hills Country Club in Richmond. The event recognizes women leaders who motivate, inspire and create positive change in the community.

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