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IU East now offers communication studies degree program in Lawrenceburg

IU East now offers communication studies degree program in Lawrenceburg

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.

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Summer Research Scholars to present findings this spring

Summer Research Scholars to present findings this spring

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.

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IU East to offer RN to BSN Mobility program at Good Samaritan Hospital

IU East to offer RN to BSN Mobility program at Good Samaritan Hospital

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.

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BOSS program receives governor’s proclamation for final competition

BOSS program receives governor’s proclamation for final competition

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.

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IU East and Ivy Tech announce partnership to expand educational opportunities in southeastern Indiana

IU East and Ivy Tech announce partnership to expand educational opportunities in southeastern Indiana

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.

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Music program offers students freedom to create

Music program offers students freedom to create

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.

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IU East announces Chancellor’s List for spring 2009

IU East announces Chancellor’s List for spring 2009

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 2009 Chancellor’s List. The list is sorted by the student’s listed hometown.

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IU East’s first master’s degrees to be awarded at tonight’s commencement ceremony

IU East’s first master’s degrees to be awarded at tonight’s commencement ceremony

The first master’s degrees will be awarded to graduates during the 38th annual Indiana University East Commencement Ceremony tonight at 6 p.m. The university will have six graduate students receiving their Master of Science in Education degrees at the ceremony. The graduates are currently public school teachers in Richmond, Centerville, Western Wayne and Ohio school districts.

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