Joanne Passet, a professor of history at Indiana University East, has received a J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship award for the 2008-09 academic year. Passet will use the scholarship to travel to Hue University in Vietnam from January to June.
Several Indiana University East students were recognized on Thursday, April 17 during the Honors Day Convocation in Vivian Auditorium. Interim Chancellor Nasser H. Paydar presided over the program.
Outstanding Student Awards were given to individuals in their degree programs who displayed outstanding academic achievement at IU East. Students receiving awards are the following:
Indiana University East and Ivy Tech Community College partnered to host the 2008 Spring Job Fair on Friday, April 11. The event marked the first time the institutions have collaborated on a job fair.
The Indiana University East Office of Multicultural Affairs and School of Education is hosting a presentation series by Brandon Cosby, senior fellow for High School Transformation at the Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning (CELL), on Thursday, April 10. The Hip-Hop Culture presentation on using hip-hop as a teaching tool will be at 4 p.m. and the presentation on Raising Academic Achievement will be at 6:30 p.m. Dinner is at 5:30 p.m. in the Whitewater Hall lobby. Reservations are due Monday, April 7.
The Indiana University East Campus Library and Morrisson-Reeves Library are sponsoring a traveling exhibit 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22. The exhibit will be located at IU East in the Whitewater Hall parking lot.
Ange Cooksey, humanities lecturer at Indiana University East, has received the Brian Douglas Hiltunen Award from Indiana Campus Compact. Cooksey was presented the award on Tuesday, March 25 at the 2008 Governor’s Conference on Service and Volunteerism.
Indiana University East will add men’s cross country, women’s cross country, and women’s golf to its intercollegiate athletics program for the 2008-09 academic year.
Interim Chancellor Nasser Paydar said the move is consistent with IU East’s overall growth.
Illusionist and magician Cliff Hopkins is magical, mysterious and fascinating to watch. Hopkins will visit Indiana University East for the final 2008 Lively Arts Series performance held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 10 in Vivian Auditorium.
Indiana University East will host the premiere of the documentary film, 1:47, on Friday, April 4, at 8 p.m. in Vivian Auditorium. The black tie optional event will start with a reception at 6:30 p.m. in Whitewater Lobby. Tickets are $100 per person and can be purchased by contacting the IU East Office of External Affairs at (765) 973-8419.
Each Tuesday from March 25 to April 8, students and the community are welcome to attend several events on campus to learn more about the 2008 election, its candidates and how each person can be involved in local governments.