RICHMOND, Ind. — Several area high school students involved in the Indiana University East Advancing Entrepreneurship Business Opportunities for Self Starters (BOSS) program participated in the regional competition Tuesday, June 24. The competition was held at the Richmond Civic Arts Center.
Director of Gift Development begins July 1
Indiana University East recently appointed Brindy Roosa as the director of gift development. Her official start date is July 1, 2008.
As a part of her duties, Roosa will be responsible for planning and implementing IU East’s overall gift development program and will work to strategically align the university’s needs with the interests and resources of alumni and friends.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — The Indiana Commission for Higher Education today approved Indiana University East’s Master of Social Work degree. The commission’s approval is the final step in the process to implement the graduate program proposal. The decision was announced during the commission’s meeting held at Indiana State University in Terre Haute.
Indiana University East has continued its positive trend in enrollment. The campus has recorded an increase of 11.5 percent in credit hours taught for its first of two summer sessions. The number of students enrolled in Summer I increased 8.1 percent compared to the same period last summer.
Indiana University East has awarded six scholarships for the 2008 Summer Research Scholar Program. Undergraduate students receive $2,000 to conduct a research project under the supervision of a faculty mentor.
The first Summer Research Scholar was a single award made to a biology student, Nathan Feldman, in summer 2000. Feldman graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and is now employed in research at Proctor and Gamble in Cincinnati.
Indiana University East will feature two local potters, Nate Wilson and David Nagy, in The Gallery. “David Nagy / Nate Wilson: Excellence in Clay” begins May 19 and continues through June 27. Members of the Richmond Art Club will have paintings and pottery on display in the Meijer Artway from May 26 to July 3.
Indiana University East presented several faculty and staff with awards for their service to the university during the Honors Convocation ceremony held at the end of the academic year.
Interim Chancellor Nasser Paydar and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Larry Richards presented select members of the IU East faculty with awards during the program.
The pinning ceremony for Indiana University East nursing graduates will begin at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, May 9. The annual ceremony for nursing students will be held at the Central United Methodist Church, located at 1425 E. Main Street in Richmond.
More than 300 students will have their degrees conferred at the Indiana University East Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 9. Commencement begins at 6 p.m. in the Tiernan Center at Richmond High School.
Indiana University East is now the Red Wolves. The new mascot was unveiled at a press conference on Wednesday at IU East.