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SIFE Team wins Regional Competition

SIFE Team wins Regional Competition

The Indiana University East Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team won first place in its league during the SIFE United States Regional Competition Exposition held April 8 in Chicago.

IU East students on the team are James Healton of Centerville, Ind., Morgan Imhoff of Richmond, Ind., Cathleen Loy of Lewisburg, Ohio, Chelsy Ozbun of Lynn, Ind., and Blake Pieratt of Eaton, Ohio. Tim Scales, lecturer of business and director of the Center for Entrepreneurship, is the team’s advisor. The team has been working throughout the year on various projects related to teaching financial literacy concepts in the community.

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Business dean participates on statewide engagement council

Business dean participates on statewide engagement council

David Frantz, dean of the IU East School of Business and Economics, represented IU East at the first meeting of the Council on Regional Engagement and Economic Development in Indianapolis, Friday, March 5.  The Council, headed by Bill Stephan, Indiana University’s vice president for engagement, was formed to address how IU can bring its resources to bear to enhance statewide economic development.

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IU East to collaborate with area businesses for internships, entrepreneurial projects

IU East to collaborate with area businesses for internships, entrepreneurial projects

Indiana University East is initiating a five-year plan to establish greater opportunities for collaboration with area businesses and organizations through the Business Development Opportunities Program. The initiative has been made possible by a $140,000 grant from Lilly Endowment , Inc., which is being matched by IU East.

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Leadership series offers professionals skills for difficult times

Leadership series offers professionals skills for difficult times

The Indiana University East School of Business and Economics is offering a three-day leadership capacity-building series on May 20, June 3 and June 17. “Leading in Difficult Times – Coaching, Conflict, and Change” is a series that is focused on dealing with challenges in technological and human resources.

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IU East faculty present at national conferences

IU East faculty present at national conferences

Indiana University East faculty present papers at national and international conferences throughout the year, sharing their wealth of knowledge and expertise with several colleagues and students.

School of Nursing
Karen Clark, dean of the School of Nursing, Paulette Humphries, lecturer in nursing, and Diana Stanforth, clinical assistant professor, recently had an article published in the January edition of the Nurse Educator. The article is “Teaching undergraduate nursing research: A collaborative approach.”

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IU East BOSS program announces regional competition winners

IU East BOSS program announces regional competition winners

RICHMOND, Ind.Several area high school students involved in the Indiana University East Advancing Entrepreneurship Business Opportunities for Self Starters (BOSS) program participated in the regional competition Tuesday, June 24. The competition was held at the Richmond Civic Arts Center.

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IU East News and Notes

IU East News and Notes

Director of Gift Development begins July 1

Indiana University East recently appointed Brindy Roosa as the director of gift development. Her official start date is July 1, 2008.

As a part of her duties, Roosa will be responsible for planning and implementing IU East’s overall gift development program and will work to strategically align the university’s needs with the interests and resources of alumni and friends.

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Continuing Education Course gives lesson in developing a business plan

Continuing Education Course gives lesson in developing a business plan

The Indiana University East Office of Continuing Education in cooperation with the IU East Center for Entrepreneurship will be offering two, three-week sessions of workshops for anyone interested in learning how to write a business plan.

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