The number of students enrolled at Indiana University East is again on the increase this fall. The campus welcomed its largest incoming class, and one of its most diverse, when classes started August 20.
Indiana University East is pleased to welcome new faculty members to campus.
School of Business and Economics
Sanga Song, assistant professor of marketing, received her Ph.D. in Retail Merchandising and Consumer Studies from the University of Minnesota. She received her Master of Science in Clothing and Textiles with a concentration in Fashion Marketing and her Bachelor of Arts in Human Environment and Design with a minor in Political Diplomacy from Yonsei University, in Seoul, Korea.
The Class of 2022 is Indiana University East’s largest and most diverse incoming class.
Cherie Dolehanty is the new director of University College at Indiana University East. She will begin her role August 27.
University College is a department that provides support to first-year students and new online students through success coaching, advising, career planning, the First-Year Seminar, workshops, and other events.
Indiana University Police Department-East welcomed its two newly sworn officers to campus after graduating from the 45th class of the IU Police Academy on August 11. Cadet Officers Mitch Burelison, Centerville, Indiana, and Rikki Foust, Eldorado, Ohio, graduated from the IU Police Academy at the Indiana Memorial Union in Bloomington.
IU East’s Run with the Wolves 5K race scheduled for tomorrow, July 21, has been cancelled. The cancellation comes as a result of the continued law enforcement search for two dangerous fugitives who are thought to be near the IU East campus. The cancellation is to help ensure the safety of our 5K participants, sponsors, volunteers and staff.
Indiana University East and the New Castle Community School Corporation have developed a plan for the future use of the Danielson Learning Center that will continue serving the educational needs of Henry County residents.
Indiana University East will host three training sessions on Human Sex Trafficking July 23-24, 2018. Each training session will pertain to a specific audience: members of the community, service providers, and law enforcement.
Janis Buhl-Macy is the recipient of the 2018 ATHENA Leadership Award® for Wayne County and the ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award winner is Jessie Pilewski.
Buhl-Macy and Pilewski were presented with the awards during the ATHENA celebration dinner held June 21 at Forest Hills Country Club in Richmond. The event recognizes women leaders who motivate, inspire and create positive change in the community.
Indiana University East awarded nine scholarships for the 2018 Summer Research Scholars Program. Graduate and undergraduate students receive $2,000 to conduct a research project under the supervision of a faculty mentor.