Indiana University East is accepting art entries September 28-October 3 for the 37th annual Whitewater Valley Art Competition (WVAC). The competition will begin at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 10, in Whitewater Hall. Prior to the judging, there will be a juror presentation at 11 a.m. in Vivian Auditorium.
Indiana University East School of Humanities and Social Sciences will begin a new Community Engagement Series this fall. The series begins this September and will feature a wide variety of topics presented by faculty.
IU East’s fall headcount of 4,716 represents a 3.1 percent increase compared to last year.
The Indiana University East School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) will present the Regional Writers Series: An Evening with Elizabeth Berg, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, September 22, in Vivian Auditorium, located in Whitewater Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
Six new sculptures are now a part of the Indiana University East landscape. The pieces for the Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit began arriving July 23 for installation.
Indiana University East’s Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program has been listed in the top five of the Best Value Criminal Justice Degree for 2015 by Best Value Schools.
To determine the top 50 Best Value Criminal Justice Degree programs, Best Value Schools used College Navigator, a data website and subset of the National Center for Education Statistics. Schools in the top 50 offer degrees in criminal justice or law enforcement administration. The enrollment for the schools is selective, admitting 60 percent or fewer of applicants to their degree programs in criminal justice. The list takes into account the net price for the degree, including costs and available scholarships, loans, tuition payments and fees.
Opening Minds through Art (OMA) connects students with elders with dementia and fosters communication, self-worth and social interaction through art projects. Beginning this fall semester, the Indiana University East Center for Service-Learning will partner with Friends Fellowship Community (FFC) to present this innovative service engagement program for the first time.
Venus Williams is officially an alumna of Indiana University East.
Williams was presented with her diploma on August 14 at IU East, located in Richmond, Ind. Williams, who earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree, completed her last online courses at IU East this summer and was able make her first visit to campus as she traveled to the Western Southern Open (WSO) August 15-23.
Cincinnati, Ohio – A group of Indiana University East administrators, faculty, staff, and friends of the university attended the Western & Southern Open (WSO) tournament to meet a few of their online students on August 16. The WSO tournament was held at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio, located about an hour and a half from the IU East campus.
Indiana University East’s “One Book, Many Voices” project this year will feature a memoir by Indiana native Paige Rawl. Positive is about her experiences with bullying and her life with HIV.