Student Research Day featured the work of 17 students at Indiana University East on March 31. The presentations included independent scholarship from courses, independent studies, summer research programs, Honors Program projects and creative endeavors.
Middle and high school students who need assistance with math can receive help from Indiana University East’s Center for Service-Learning. The center offers Math Counts!, a tutoring program that pairs college students one-on-one with younger students to provide math tutoring free of charge.
Olivia Robinson, an elementary education major with a minor in mathematics, is learning by doing. As part of her Honors Senior Thesis, she single-handedly designed, coordinated, and conducted a mathematics tutoring program at Northeastern Elementary School in Fountain City, 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 spring 2016 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 spring 2016 Dean’s List. The list is sorted by the student’s listed hometown.
Indiana University East celebrated the accomplishments of its students during the annual Honors Convocation held April 28.
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.
Mackenzie Spurrier and Destiny Maitlen have been chosen as the 2015 Lingle Scholars. The scholarship award will continue throughout their pursuit of a four-year degree at Indiana University East.
Indiana University East awarded six scholarships for the 2015 Summer Research Scholar Program. Undergraduate students receive $2,000 to conduct a research project under the supervision of a faculty mentor.
Three local high school students have received the Fred Nottingham Scholarship. Krista Trumbo, Taylor Webster and Sarah Jo Wellman were each awarded with a $1,000 scholarship.
Trumbo and Webster plan to attend IU East, beginning with the start of the fall 2015 semester. Wellman plans to attend IU Bloomington.