The Top Ten and awards for the Whitewater Valley Annual Art Competition were announced during the artists’ reception held Wednesday, November 5. There were 160 donors, patrons, faculty members, students, artists and general art lovers attended the awards reception.
Derrick Stump, of Pitsburg, Ohio, and Carri Pyle, of Richmond, are now homecoming royalty. The IU East
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students were named the 2008 Homecoming King and Queen during the bonfire Thursday, November 6 after the nominees had been narrowed to three lords and three ladies. The Homecoming Royalty was also introduced during the IU East/Holiday Inn Richmond Classic men’s basketball homecoming tournament November 8.
Indiana University East distributed $5.04 million in scholarships today to area high school guidance counselors from Indiana and Ohio during its annual Counselors’ Breakfast held Thursday, November 13.
“We are once again collaborating with high school counselors to increase the level of attainment in the communities we serve together,” said Interim Chancellor Nasser Paydar. “By providing counselors with this tool, we are investing in the future of individual students and our region.”
Several IU East faculty to present papers at International Lilly Conference
Indiana University East will have four of its faculty presenting their papers during the 28th International Lilly Conference on College Teaching to be held at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. The conference is scheduled for November 20-23, 2008.
Indiana University has included a $17.5 million request for a Health and Wellness Center on the campus of Indiana University East in its 2009-11 capital appropriations request that will be submitted to the General Assembly later this year. The capital appropriations request has been approved by the IU Board of Trustees.
Area business leaders and guests are invited to attend the annual Indiana University Business Outlook Forum presented by Indiana University East Alumni Association, the Eastern Indiana Chapter of the IU Alumni Association and the IU Kelley School of Business.
Indiana University East is announcing the inclusions of the Whitewater Valley Annual Art Competition during a reception for the artists. James Yood, an adjunct full professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the department of Art History, Theory and Criticism, publicly juried the competition held on October 4 at IU East.
Indiana University East has several new faculty members on staff this fall.
In October 2007, the university launched its largest national search for faculty to join the campus. As a result there are 11 new full-time faculty members that have joined IU East and who excel in teaching and scholarly activity. The additional faculty will support the campus’ mission as a comprehensive bachelor’s and master’s degree institution.
Heather Wheatley of Hagerstown and Ryan Doughty of Richmond have been chosen as the 2008 Lingle Scholars. The Honors Program scholarship award will continue throughout their pursuit of a four-year degree at Indiana University East.
The ArtsWeek project from Indiana University Bloomington “Writing on the Wall” is at IU East now through Friday, October 24. The project theme is Politics in the Arts and asks viewers “What is Democracy?” and “What does Democracy Look Like?” The project was initiated by Joe LaMantia, a Bloomington artist and art educator who first conceived of the graffiti project as part of IU’s Moveable Feast of the Arts for 2008-2009.