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Empty Bowls event is March 31 at IU East

Empty Bowls event is March 31 at IU East

Great bowls, great soups and a great cause.EmptyBowls2

That is the recipe for another great Empty Bowls event that will take place from 5-7 p.m. March 31 in Whitewater Hall.

It’s a special time to “dine together and raise awareness for hunger relief in the area,” said coordinator Carrie Longley, assistant professor and chair of the fine arts department at IU East.

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IU East’s upcoming Community Engagement Series focuses on contemporary gangs

IU East’s upcoming Community Engagement Series focuses on contemporary gangs

The next Community Engagement Series will be presented by School of Humanities and Social Sciences faculty, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice Mengie Parker and Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Stephanie Whitehead.

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Community invited to IU East’s Legislative Forum March 4

Community invited to IU East’s Legislative Forum March 4

Indiana University East will host a Legislative Forum on Friday, March 4, from 8-9 a.m. in the Springwood Hall Graf Center.

The forum is free and open to the public.

The forum is an opportunity for the community to have an in-person discussion with Senator Jeff Raatz and Representatives Tom Saunders and Dick Hamm.

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IU East’s online programs ranked in top 15 as a Best Online Colleges in Indiana

IU East’s online programs ranked in top 15 as a Best Online Colleges in Indiana

Indiana University East was recently ranked in the top 15 as a Best Online Colleges in Indiana by Accredited Schools Online.

Accredited Schools Online is a leading resource for online learning and college accreditation information. According to a recent study by the National Center for Education Statistics, over 400,000 Indiana students are enrolled in at least one distance learning course.

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IU East’s “Let’s Talk” Series begins Feb. 23 with discussion on bullying

IU East’s “Let’s Talk” Series begins Feb. 23 with discussion on bullying

The “Let’s Talk” series returns with discussions focused on current topics and concerns in health including bullying, addictions, and Native American Health. “Let’s Talk” will be broadcast live on WETV Channel 20.

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Eva Mozes Kor’s lecture at IU East to be broadcast on WCTV

Eva Mozes Kor’s lecture at IU East to be broadcast on WCTV

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Eva Mozes Kor

Eva Mozes Kor’s presentation given at Indiana University East on February 2 will be broadcast on WCTV next weekend.

Kor is a Holocaust survivor and founder of CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Terre Haute, Ind. Kor’s visit to IU East was sponsored by the IU East Diversity Commission to provide others an opportunity to hear her inspirational story about the Holocaust, human rights, and forgiveness.

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IU East’s spring enrollment surpasses 4,000 mark

IU East’s spring enrollment surpasses 4,000 mark

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A student walks across the IU East campus.

Indiana University East continues to see a steady increase in its enrollment. According to the most recent census, IU East has a headcount of 4,135 students enrolled for the spring, an increase of 3 percent compared to this same time last spring. Credit hours also reached a record level at 36,902, an increase of 0.6 percent.

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