Indiana University East student Stacy Webb presented her findings on cursive writing before the Indiana Senate at the invitation of Sen. Jean Leising, R-Oldenburg. Webb addressed the Senate during a hearing of Sen. Leising’s bill, Senate Bill 73, requiring public and non-public elementary schools to include cursive writing and reading in their curriculum beginning July 1, 2016. The bill would reverse the 2011 decision by the Department of Education that made cursive writing instruction optional.
Indiana University East is one of 44 participating higher education institutions in a new project that will focus on improving the first-year of college for underserved students.
Launched February 1, the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) project, “Re-Imagining the First Year of College” (RFY), is to ensure success for all students, particularly those who have historically been underserved by higher education: low income, first generation, and students of color. The three-year project is supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and USA Funds.
Creative writing faculty from the Indiana University East School of Humanities and Social Sciences will host a series of writing workshops from 2-3:30 p.m. at IU East’s Room 912, located at 912 E. Main St. in Richmond. The workshops are free and open to the public.
Wilde has been the interim dean since July 2014 while he also continued to serve as a professor of educational psychology. He joined IU East in 1998.
Richmond, Ind. – The Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law has entered into an agreement with all five of IU’s regional campuses to create the Indiana University Regional Law Scholars program. Alumni of and current students at IU Northwest, South Bend, Kokomo, East, and Southeast are eligible to apply. The first students in the program will begin law school in fall 2016.
Indiana University East will host Legislative Forums on Friday, February 5, and Friday, March 4, from 8-9 a.m. in the Springwood Hall Graf Center.
The forums are free and open to the public.
Holocaust to be part of WCTV’s IN Focus, Library blog for International Holocaust Remembrance Day
Eva Mozes Kor will visit Indiana University East on Tuesday, February 2. Kor is a Holocaust survivor and founder of CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Terre Haute, Ind.
Indiana University East students who take 12 or more credit hours and complete the semester with a grade point average of 4.0 on a 4.0 scale are named to the Indiana University East Chancellor’s List. The following is the fall 2015 Chancellor’s List. The list is sorted by the student’s listed hometown.
Indiana University East students who take 12 or more credit hours and complete the semester with a grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale are named to the Indiana University East Dean’s List. The following is the fall 2015 Dean’s List. The list is sorted by the student’s listed hometown.
Indiana University East will have a new executive vice chancellor for Academic Affairs beginning July 1, 2016. Michelle Malott, Ph.D., has been named to the position and will serve as the chief academic and student affairs officer as well as the institution’s senior administrative officer.