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Indiana University East Commencement Ceremony

Indiana University East Commencement Ceremony

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.

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IU East to implement bachelor’s degree in informatics

IU East to implement bachelor’s degree in informatics

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.

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IU East News and Notes

IU East News and Notes

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.

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SIFE takes “Build a Rock” program to classrooms

SIFE takes “Build a Rock” program to classrooms

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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Retention focus of newly created IU East office for students

Retention focus of newly created IU East office for students

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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.

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Eastern Indiana College Fair to be held September 24

Eastern Indiana College Fair to be held September 24

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.

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IU Trustees approve degree program in communications for IU East

IU Trustees approve degree program in communications for IU East

Indiana University East is pursing the implementation of a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Studies. The degree was approved by the Indiana University Board of Trustees Friday, June 20.

The degree program must next be approved by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education.

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