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.
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.
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.
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.
Indiana University East awarded five scholarships for the 2017 Summer Research Scholar Program. Graduate and undergraduate students receive $2,000 to conduct a research project under the supervision of a faculty mentor.
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.
For the past decade, Indiana University East has been regarded as an innovative leader in online education. A new book will soon be released that will share the wealth of experience and knowledge IU East faculty have gained in designing and instructing online courses.
Indiana University East will offer a Bachelor of Science in Informatics degree online beginning fall 2017.
The degree program is in collaboration with Indiana University Online, and jointly includes IU Kokomo, IU Northwest, IU South Bend and IU Southeast. The program encompasses 120 credit hours and is designed to enhance potential for careers in web development, supply chain management, medical records, systems analysis, biotechnology and public relations.
Indiana University East will offer a Bachelor of Science in Applied Health Science degree online beginning fall 2017.
The degree program is in collaboration with Indiana University Online, and jointly includes IU Kokomo, IU Northwest, IU South Bend and IU Southeast. The program encompasses 120 credit hours and is designed to enhance potential for career advancement in entry- and midlevel positions in health-related organizations. Two tracks will be offered: community health education and health administration.
At Indiana University East, outstanding undergraduate academic achievement is recognized by naming students who take 12 or more credits of graded coursework and obtained a 4.0 GPA to the Chancellor’s List.