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.
Nearly 300 degrees will be conferred at the Indiana University East Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 15. Commencement begins at 6 p.m. in the Tiernan Center at Richmond High School.
IU President Michael A. McRobbie and IU East Chancellor Nasser H. Paydar will preside and address the 297 graduates eligible to receive degrees during the ceremony. The figures include degree recipients from December 2008 and candidates for May, June and August 2009.
Several Indiana University East students were recognized on Thursday, April 16 during the Honors Convocation in Vivian Auditorium. Chancellor Nasser H. Paydar presided over the program.
Chancellor’s Scholar Awards are campus-wide awards, presented to the highest achieving seniors, by academic school. Chancellor’s awards were presented to:
Indiana University East will initiate a new four-year degree program in the fall 2009 to provide students the necessary knowledge and skills for careers in information technology. The Bachelor of Science in Informatics degree program will provide students with technical and analytical skills that can be applied in a variety of industries, organizations and professions throughout the state of Indiana and beyond.
IU East Spring Lecture Series
The schedule for the Spring Faculty Lecture will continue with a presentation by Margaret Thomas Evans, senior lecturer of English, on Tuesday, April 7. The presentation, “Available Means in the Cyber Age: Women’s Organization Websites,” will be held at 10 a.m. in Whitewater Hall, room 132, with coffee and scones preceding the lecture. The lecture is free and open to the public.
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 fall 2008 Dean’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 4.0 on a 4.0 scale are named to the Indiana University East Chancellor’s List. The following is the fall 2008 Chancellor’s List. The list is sorted by the student’s listed hometown.
The Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) organization at Indiana University East have developed a “Build-A-Rock” program on entrepreneurship and established a curriculum for high school educators. SIFE has taken the program into classrooms locally and nationwide, teaching young students about entrepreneurship. The organization plans to further the program by taking it internationally to classrooms around the globe.
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Indiana University East is undertaking a major initiative to ensure the success of its students by putting in place programs and services that will support student persistence toward degree completion in as timely a manner as possible. To manage this initiative, an Office of Retention and First-Year Programs has been created and co-located in the Lobby of Whitewater Hall with a new Student Information Center and the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Under the Dean of Students, these offices are working to improve the four-year college experience for all students.
Indiana University East will host the Eastern Indiana College Fair on September 24 in Whitewater Hall.
The College Fair is free and open to the community as well as students and alumni. The event will take place from 6:30-8 p.m. The campus is located off Chester Boulevard in Richmond, Ind. A financial aid presentation will be held at 6 p.m.