Wayne Bank and Indiana University East have partnered for the fifth year to bring the ATHENA Leadership Award to Wayne County. The ATHENA Leadership Award® is presented to an exemplary leader who has achieved excellence in their business or profession, served the community in a meaningful way and, most importantly, actively assisted women to achieve their full leadership potential. The event recognizes women leaders who motivate, inspire and create positive change in the community. Previous award recipients include Mary Jo Clark, Jackie Carberry, Kim Poinsett and Angie Dickman.
The Class of 2018 will receive 831 diplomas during Indiana University East’s 47th Commencement Ceremony today (May 11) at 6 p.m. at the Richmond High School Tiernan Center.
The pinning ceremony for Indiana University East Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) graduates will be held on Friday, May 11, at 2 p.m. with a slide show followed by the ceremony at 2:30 p.m. The annual ceremony for B.S.N. students will be held at the Ligthhouse Assembly of God, located at 2339 West Cart Road in Richmond.
Amy Jarecki is the new dean of students at Indiana University East. She will begin July 1, 2018.
As the dean of students, Jarecki will assist students in all aspects of their college careers, ensuring access to needed resources, and facilitating the resolution of challenges students may encounter, both academic and non-academic.
Sharing her personal struggle with a health issue helped an Indiana University East student win a new scholarship.
Erin Bristow’s essay about the years of despair, medical treatments and gradual acceptance of her infertility moved IU East’s English department faculty, who selected her as the winner of the Judith A. Roman-Royer Scholarship.
Gregg Romans, Aurora, Indiana, is the first full-time faculty member assigned to support Indiana University East’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program in Madison, Indiana.
IU East’s degree in business administration at Madison, offered in partnership with Ivy Tech Community College, originated in 2010. The program focuses on supporting the historical regional manufacturing sector. Students complete the program in 15 months.
Student Research Day featured the work of students at Indiana University East on April 6. The presentations included independent scholarship from courses, independent studies, summer research programs, Honors Program projects and creative endeavors.
Due to weather predictions for this Friday, the Observing the Stars event will move to Friday, May 18, from 9-11 p.m. in the main drive to campus near Horizon Parkway and the Whitewater Hall parking lot.
The Office of Academic Affairs and the Center for Teaching and Learning congratulates Jamie Buffington-Adams, assistant dean for the School of Education and assistant professor, for earning a Quality Matters Certification for her online course, Education of the Socially and Emotionally Disturbed (EDUC-K343). Her course is the first at Indiana University East to earn official Quality Matters certification.
The Indiana University East School of Natural Science and Mathematics will host Observing the Stars from 9-11 p.m. on Friday, May 4, in the main drive to campus near Horizon Parkway and the Whitewater Hall parking lot.