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IU East to join Hoosiers for Higher Education for Statehouse visit

IU East to join Hoosiers for Higher Education for Statehouse visit

Over 75 students, alumni and staff from Indiana University East will attend Indiana University’s 18th annual Hoosiers for Higher Education Statehouse Visit on Tuesday, February 17.  This year Purdue University will join IU as part of Innovation Alliance Day.

IU East is taking its largest group ever to discuss higher education and the campus’ request for a Health and Wellness Center with state senators and representatives. IU has included $17.5 million for construction of the center in its 2009-11 capital appropriations request submitted to the General Assembly this year.

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IU East, Ivy Tech partner for elementary education articulation agreement

IU East, Ivy Tech partner for elementary education articulation agreement

With the Presidents of Indiana University and Ivy Tech recently signing of a state-wide articulation agreement in elementary education, Indiana University East and Ivy Tech Community College in Richmond have further solidified a relationship that will allow greater opportunities for education students to become teachers.

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IU East Alumni Association seeks nominations for Distinguished Alumni Award

IU East Alumni Association seeks nominations for Distinguished Alumni Award

The Indiana University East Alumni Association would like to invite members of the community and other interested individuals to submit nominations for the Indiana University East Distinguished Alumni Award.

The IU East Distinguished Alumni Award provides an opportunity to recognize outstanding Indiana University East alumni who have distinguished themselves through personal and professional accomplishments, community service, involvement with the university, and involvement with the Alumni Association.

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SIFE takes “Build a Rock” program to classrooms

SIFE takes “Build a Rock” program to classrooms

The Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) organization at Indiana University East have developed a “Build-A-Rock” program on entrepreneurship and established a curriculum for high school educators. SIFE has taken the program into classrooms locally and nationwide, teaching young students about entrepreneurship. The organization plans to further the program by taking it internationally to classrooms around the globe.

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National Teach-in will focus on global warming

National Teach-in will focus on global warming

The Environmental Club at Indiana University East is joining the National Teach-in on Global Warming from noon to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 5 in the Whitewater Hall Lobby. This national event encompassing colleges and universities is a grassroots movement for solutions during the first 100 days of President Barack Obama’s administration.


The presentation will include a national webcast, Solutions for the First 100 Days, detailing how to jumpstart environmental reform at 12:30 p.m., followed by a round table discussion with Richmond community leaders. The round table will include Steve Saum and Harry Phillips from Richmond Power & Light; Mayor Sally Hutton; Scott Zimmerman, City of Richmond; Bob Hansen, Economic Development Corporation of Wayne County; and Bruce Wissel, Richmond Common Council.The causes and repercussions associated with global warming and learning how to help preserve the planet for future generations will be discussed throughout the day. IU East faculty will discuss issues on global warming including the nature of global warming changes, changing consumers’ behaviors, politics and water, the social movement of clean energy, and solving global climate change.

The National Teach-In is the project of a non-profit organization, Education for Global Warming Solutions (EdSolv), in Portland, Oregon.

For more information, contact Peggy Branstrator, senior lecturer in biology, at (765) 973-8357.

 

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NSSE student survey results show IU East receives high marks

NSSE student survey results show IU East receives high marks

Indiana University East has improved in several areas based on the input of 223 randomly selected first-year and senior students who completed the National Survey of Student Engagement and Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) conducted in spring 2008. Results were recently released to IU East.

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