Indiana University East is hosting its 2009 Scholarship Luncheon to honor those who have donated to support scholarships at IU East and to recognize the recipients. The scholarship luncheon will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 1, 2009, at Forest Hills Country Club, 2169 S. 23rd St. in Richmond.
Nursing lecturer receives IU nursing award
Tonya Breymier, lecturer in nursing, has received the Karen Cobb Creative Teaching in Nursing Education Award. This award is given annually to a full-time Indiana University School of Nursing faculty member to recognize innovative and creative teaching. Recipients are recognized for the development of a creative and innovative teaching strategy that incorporates the Seven Principles of Good Education, produces documented learning outcomes, is recognized by students as contributing to their learning, and contributes to the scholarship of teaching.
Indiana University East kicks off College Go! Week today. The weeklong event offers high school students, their parents and the community the opportunity to explore IU East and its academic programs.
Indiana University East announced today (October 9) that a new degree completion program for a bachelor’s degree in communication studies will be offered in Lawrenceburg, Ind. located at Ivy Tech Southeast’s Lawrenceburg Riverfront Campus. The program was approved by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education at its meeting today held at IU East.
Indiana University East awarded four scholarships for the 2009 Summer Research Scholar Program. Undergraduate students received $2,000 to conduct a research project under the supervision of a faculty mentor.
Funding for the program is provided by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research and is matched by funds from IU East. The competitive program has since expanded from the first award given to include up to six students each summer.
The Ohio Board of Regents has recently approved the offering of the Indiana University East Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science (RN to BSN) Mobility Option at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton. Chancellor Eric D. Fingerhut signed the proposal signifying this program met the standards and requirements of the Ohio Board of Regents. This approval speaks to the high quality of the educational program as well as its intention to meet the need of registered nurses who wish to return to school to complete a BSN degree in nursing. Approval has been granted through December 31, 2012.
Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels proclaimed today as BOSS Day. A proclamation by the governor’s office was read during the Entrepreneurship Business Opportunities for Self Starters (BOSS) program competition for high school students. Students presented their business plans in the competition. BOSS is a program in the Center for Entrepreneurship that provides high school students with the opportunity to build business knowledge, apply their research and to strengthen their networking opportunities.
Indiana University East and Ivy Tech Community College announced today that they have entered into an agreement on programs that will significantly expand educational opportunities in southeast Indiana.
Indiana University East is now offering three bachelor’s degree completion programs for students enrolled at its regional center in Lawrenceburg, Ind. located at Ivy Tech Southeast’s Lawrenceburg Riverfront Campus. The completion programs are the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education.
Elliott Miles McKinley is passionate about what he does.
McKinley, an assistant professor of music at Indiana University East, has been instrumental in developing the music major and minor offered at the university since fall 2008. Students can major in music through the Bachelor of Arts in Humanities or minor in music performance, music composition and electronic composition or music theory.
Indiana University East students who take 12 or more credit hours and complete the semester with a grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale are named to the Indiana University East Dean’s List. The following is the spring 2009 Dean’s List. The list is sorted by the student’s listed hometown.