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IU East’s 46th Commencement Ceremony will be held May 12

IU East’s 46th Commencement Ceremony will be held May 12

Indiana University East will host its 46th Commencement Ceremony at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 12, at the Richmond High School Tiernan Center.

This year, the university will confer 811 baccalaureate degrees and 65 master’s degrees. The number of degrees is a significant increase for IU East and marks the university’s highest number of graduates in a given year. IU East will also present its 10,000th diploma during the ceremony.

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Chancellor’s Scholars, Outstanding Students recognized at Honors Convocation

Chancellor’s Scholars, Outstanding Students recognized at Honors Convocation

Indiana University East celebrated the accomplishments of its students during the annual Honors Convocation held April 20.

Chancellor’s Scholar Awards are campus-wide awards, presented to the highest achieving seniors, by academic school.

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IU East Honors Convocation recognizes outstanding faculty

IU East Honors Convocation recognizes outstanding faculty

Indiana University East recognized several faculty during the Honors Convocation ceremony held April 20. Presented during the ceremony were the Trustee IU East Faculty Recognition awards.

Josh Tolbert
, assistant professor of special education, received the Progress Award for New Faculty. This award is given to faculty to acknowledge their contributions to teaching, research and service.

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Gift honors IU East business lecturer, establishes scholarship for entrepreneurship students

Gift honors IU East business lecturer, establishes scholarship for entrepreneurship students

Greg Braxton-Brown, dean of Southeast Indiana Programs and a professor of management, will endow a $25,000 gift to Indiana University East to establish a scholarship in the name of Tim Scales, director of the Center for Entrepreneurship, director for the Center for Economic Education and senior lecturer of business administration for the School of Business and Economics.

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Changes to Area 9 In-Home & Community Services Agency beginning July 1

Changes to Area 9 In-Home & Community Services Agency beginning July 1

Area 9 In-Home & Community Services Agency announced today the agency has informed Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) that it will not seek to renew its designation to provide services in Public Service Area (PSA) nine after the current grant period expires on June 30, 2017.

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IU East School of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean resigns for position at UNA

IU East School of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean resigns for position at UNA

Ross Alexander

School of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean Ross Alexander has been named as the vice president for Academic Affairs and Provost at the University of North Alabama (UNA) in Florence, Ala. He begins his new role at UNA July 1, 2017.

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IU East, Richmond Parks Department to dedicate Kyle Tom Courts on April 15

IU East, Richmond Parks Department to dedicate Kyle Tom Courts on April 15

Indiana University East and Richmond Parks and Recreation will dedicate and name the newly renovated tennis courts at Glen Miller Park at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 15. The courts will be known as Kyle Tom Courts in recognition of the philanthropist’s generosity to the university and community.

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Cruz-Uribes endow $100,000 scholarship for IU East students

Cruz-Uribes endow $100,000 scholarship for IU East students

Indiana University East Chancellor Kathryn Cruz-Uribe and Professor of History Eugene Cruz-Uribe want to honor the support and heritage of their families by establishing an endowed $100,000 scholarship.

IU East Chancellor Kathy Cruz-Uribe and Professor of History Eugene Cruz-Uribe.

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