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IU East’s online programs ranked in top 15 as a Best Online Colleges in Indiana

IU East’s online programs ranked in top 15 as a Best Online Colleges in Indiana

Indiana University East was recently ranked in the top 15 as a Best Online Colleges in Indiana by Accredited Schools Online.

Accredited Schools Online is a leading resource for online learning and college accreditation information. According to a recent study by the National Center for Education Statistics, over 400,000 Indiana students are enrolled in at least one distance learning course.

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IU East’s “Let’s Talk” Series begins Feb. 23 with discussion on bullying

IU East’s “Let’s Talk” Series begins Feb. 23 with discussion on bullying

The “Let’s Talk” series returns with discussions focused on current topics and concerns in health including bullying, addictions, and Native American Health. “Let’s Talk” will be broadcast live on WETV Channel 20.

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Eva Mozes Kor’s lecture at IU East to be broadcast on WCTV

Eva Mozes Kor’s lecture at IU East to be broadcast on WCTV

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Eva Mozes Kor

Eva Mozes Kor’s presentation given at Indiana University East on February 2 will be broadcast on WCTV next weekend.

Kor is a Holocaust survivor and founder of CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Terre Haute, Ind. Kor’s visit to IU East was sponsored by the IU East Diversity Commission to provide others an opportunity to hear her inspirational story about the Holocaust, human rights, and forgiveness.

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IU East’s spring enrollment surpasses 4,000 mark

IU East’s spring enrollment surpasses 4,000 mark

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A student walks across the IU East campus.

Indiana University East continues to see a steady increase in its enrollment. According to the most recent census, IU East has a headcount of 4,135 students enrolled for the spring, an increase of 3 percent compared to this same time last spring. Credit hours also reached a record level at 36,902, an increase of 0.6 percent.

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Spotlight: IU East student presents on cursive writing bill before Indiana State Senate

Spotlight: IU East student presents on cursive writing bill before Indiana State Senate

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Stacy Webb, a senior secondary education major, was invited by Sen. Jean Leising on Senate Bill 73.

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.

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IU East joins AASCU’s new project to re-design students’ first-year college experience

IU East joins AASCU’s new project to re-design students’ first-year college experience

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.

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Creative writing workshops available at IU East’s Room 912

Creative writing workshops available at IU East’s Room 912

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.

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IU McKinney Partnerships Create Indiana University Regional Law Scholars Program

IU McKinney Partnerships Create Indiana University Regional Law Scholars Program

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.

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