Indiana University East and Morrisson-Reeves Library welcome the public to “Chocolate in Mesoamerica” at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 16, at the library, located at 80 North 6th Street in Richmond. The event is free.
In early June, the Indiana University Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs launched a university-wide diversity assessment. To ensure an objective and comprehensive valuation, outside consultants Halualani and Associates are conducting the assessment of IU Bloomington, IUPUI, IU East, IU Kokomo, IU Southeast, IU South Bend, IU Northwest and the office itself.
Liz Ferris, Career and Experiential Learning Coordinator at Indiana University East, has been nominated for the Career Development Professional of the Year Award from Indiana INTERN.net. The award recipient will be announced during the 10th Annual IMPACT Awards luncheon on February 3, 2016, in Indianapolis.
Indiana University East’s School of Nursing is now the School of Nursing and Health Services.
According to Dean Karen Clark, “This name change reflects the school’s desire and vision to positively impact the quality of life of citizens in our service area. The change is the first step in expanding our strategic direction related to the addition of health science programming.”
Indiana University East received a $100,000 gift from the estate of Donald C. “Danny” and Patty Danielson on December 8 to the Danielson Learning Center in New Castle, Ind.
Indiana University East mourns the loss of former Chancellor Glenn Goerke. He passed away November 13, 2015, at the age of 84. Goerke was IU East’s second chancellor and led the campus from 1981-1986.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce, three children and seven grandchildren. Goerke was a resident of Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, and Houston, Texas.
Indiana University East encourages its undergraduate students to finish in four years. In coordination with Indiana University and the Indiana Commission for Higher Education’s initiative to help undergraduate students to stay on track to graduate on time, IU East is offering a banded tuition rate beginning the 2016-2017 academic year.
It’s hard to miss seeing Kyle Hall around campus.
Tony Foster II is the new executive director of the Area 9 In-Home & Community Services Agency.
As executive director, Foster will oversee about 40 employees. His new role will begin on January 4, 2016.
Indiana University East distributed scholarships to area high school guidance counselors from Indiana and Ohio during its annual Counselors’ Breakfast held November 20 in Whitewater Hall.