The Indiana University East Office of Multicultural Affairs and School of Education is hosting a presentation series by Brandon Cosby, senior fellow for High School Transformation at the Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning (CELL), on Thursday, April 10. The Hip-Hop Culture presentation on using hip-hop as a teaching tool will be at 4 p.m. and the presentation on Raising Academic Achievement will be at 6:30 p.m. Dinner is at 5:30 p.m. in the Whitewater Hall lobby. Reservations are due Monday, April 7.
The Indiana University East Campus Library and Morrisson-Reeves Library are sponsoring a traveling exhibit 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22. The exhibit will be located at IU East in the Whitewater Hall parking lot.
Ange Cooksey, humanities lecturer at Indiana University East, has received the Brian Douglas Hiltunen Award from Indiana Campus Compact. Cooksey was presented the award on Tuesday, March 25 at the 2008 Governor’s Conference on Service and Volunteerism.
Indiana University East will add men’s cross country, women’s cross country, and women’s golf to its intercollegiate athletics program for the 2008-09 academic year.
Interim Chancellor Nasser Paydar said the move is consistent with IU East’s overall growth.
Illusionist and magician Cliff Hopkins is magical, mysterious and fascinating to watch. Hopkins will visit Indiana University East for the final 2008 Lively Arts Series performance held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 10 in Vivian Auditorium.
Indiana University East will host the premiere of the documentary film, 1:47, on Friday, April 4, at 8 p.m. in Vivian Auditorium. The black tie optional event will start with a reception at 6:30 p.m. in Whitewater Lobby. Tickets are $100 per person and can be purchased by contacting the IU East Office of External Affairs at (765) 973-8419.
Each Tuesday from March 25 to April 8, students and the community are welcome to attend several events on campus to learn more about the 2008 election, its candidates and how each person can be involved in local governments.
Indiana University East Student Support Services and Fifth Freedom Network is sponsoring is sponsoring several activities on the Richmond campus during the annual Disabilities Awareness Week beginning Monday, March 24. The purpose of the event is to highlight the progress made since the passage of civil rights protections for people with disabilities and some of the barriers still remaining to quality education.
Award winning author Christopher Coake will visit Indiana University East on Wednesday, March 26 for a reading at 7 p.m. in Vivian Auditorium, located in Whitewater Hall. A reception and book signing will follow the reading. The event is free and open to the public.
The Indiana University East art gallery will celebrate Women’s History Month with the 2008 Invitational “From Women’s Hands” exhibit. This exhibit, on display today through April 5, 2008, features some of the most successful female artists in eastern Indiana.