Several Indiana University East School of Nursing students were able to put practice into experience as Reid Hospital & Health Care Services moved to its new hospital. The hospital made the move on Wednesday, September 10. IU East and the new Reid have neighboring campuses on Chester Boulevard and Reid Parkway in Richmond, Ind.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Indiana University is asking students from all eight IU campuses to share their university spirit with the world through a student video contest on the popular video sharing Web site YouTube.
The contest, now in its second year, is part of the university’s “Celebrate IU” festivities, a month of special events beginning Oct. 1 that this year will include IU President Michael McRobbie’s first State of the University address, world-class performances, art exhibits and building dedications.
Indiana University East will host the Eastern Indiana College Fair on September 24 in Whitewater Hall.
The College Fair is free and open to the community as well as students and alumni. The event will take place from 6:30-8 p.m. The campus is located off Chester Boulevard in Richmond, Ind. A financial aid presentation will be held at 6 p.m.
Indiana University East is inviting high school seniors to submit their work for the second annual writing contest “Ink the Sheets.” The contest is sponsored by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Office of Academic Affairs.
Jean Harper, assistant professor of English, has received the Goldfarb Family Fellowship for Non-Fiction Writers from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, located in Mt. San Angelo, Va. The fellowship was established by former board member Ronald Goldfarb, an author and literary agent.
Indiana University East will accept art entries beginning Monday, September 22 for the 30th Whitewater Valley Annual Art Competition.
The competition will begin at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 4 in Whitewater Hall. The top ten entries will receive a monetary award.
The 30th Whitewater Valley Annual Art Competition will be juried by James Yood, an adjunct full professor in contemporary art history and criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the Department of Art History, Theory and Criticism. He is also the director of the New Arts Journalism program.
Indiana University East is well on its way to naming a new chancellor. Finalists for the position will visit the Richmond campus this month to meet with faculty, staff, students and community members. Following those visits, the next step will be for the university search committee that identified the finalists to meet again and make further recommendations to President Michael McRobbie. McRobbie will make the selection subject to approval by the IU Board of Trustees.
Indiana University East has achieved a record high in total credit hours taught, surpassing the previous mark set in 2003.
The campus has increased the number of credit hours taught by 8.6 percent compared to the same period last year. There are 2,447 students enrolled for the fall semester, representing an increase of 8 percent. Enrollment has grown in all of IU East’s academic schools.
Alumni Board appoints new members
Seven new members have joined the Indiana University East Alumni Association Board of Directors. The board serves to advocate for IU East and assists with events and programs that connect IU East alumni with one other and their alma mater.