Indiana University East is hosting its 2009 Scholarship Luncheon to honor those who have donated to support scholarships at IU East and to recognize the recipients. The scholarship luncheon will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 1, 2009, at Forest Hills Country Club, 2169 S. 23rd St. in Richmond.
Area business leaders and guests are invited to attend the annual Indiana University Business Outlook Forum presented by Indiana University East and the IU Kelley School of Business as well as the IU East Alumni Association and the Eastern Indiana Chapter of the IU Alumni Association.
Indiana University East is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Danielson Learning Center in New Castle, Ind. with an open house from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, October 18. The center opened in 1999.
The Environmental Club at Indiana University East is sponsoring a Sustainable Living Fair on Tuesday, October 20, from 2-8 p.m. in the Whitewater Hall Community Room. The fair will include discussions, movies, lobby displays, and giveaways.
Indiana University East kicks off College Go! Week today. The weeklong event offers high school students, their parents and the community the opportunity to explore IU East and its academic programs.
MEDIA ADVISORY: IU East Tom Raper Hall Naming Ceremony
WHAT: The official naming ceremony for the Indiana University East Tom Raper Hall. The naming ceremony honors the contribution of Tom Raper, former Richmond businessman. Middlefork Hall will be renamed in recognition of Raper’s commitment of $2.17 million to support the campus. The gift is the largest in IU East’s history.
The Indiana University East art gallery will display “A Metaphor For A Metaphor” by Ball State University faculty Scott Anderson, Hannah Barnes, and David Hannon. The exhibit will be on display in The Gallery, located in Whitewater Hall, from August 24 to September 18.
The Indiana University East School of Nursing will honor five recipients with excellence awards during the nursing gala. The ‘09 Celebration of Caring gala will be held on Saturday, July 25 from 7-9:30 p.m. on the IU East Hayes Hall patio.
Jewell Spears will receive the Lifetime Achievement in Nursing Award. This award honors a nurse with a distinguished career as a registered nurse and exemplary contributions to health and wellness. Spears is a graduate of Richmond High School, the Reid Memorial Hospital and the Earlham College nursing program. She earned her bachelor’s degree in 1957 from Earlham College.
Join Indiana University East for a night at the Wayne County 4-H Fair from 5 p.m. to close Thursday, June 25 for “KnowHow2Go to College Day.”
IU East will be at the “Kids to College” tent with Indiana’s College Success Coalition, a group working to rally and connect individuals and organizations willing to help more students get to and complete college.
During a time when the resources of both the state and east central Indiana are constrained, Indiana University East Chancellor Nasser H. Paydar has decided to forgo a traditional chancellor installation ceremony. An installation, with its pomp and circumstance, marks the beginning of a new chapter for a campus and can be a long, lavish affair.