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IU Women’s Fund grant to help provide community-based workshop for parents

IU Women’s Fund grant to help provide community-based workshop for parents

Associate Professor of Psychology Beth Trammell will offer a community-based workshop series, “Making Words Matter with Kids,” to teach parents, teachers and caregivers how to effectively communicate with children between the ages of 18 months and 12 years. The workshop series is made possible through an Indiana University Women’s Philanthropy Leadership Council award Trammell received in spring 2018.

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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes to be held at IU East on October 24

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes to be held at IU East on October 24

Indiana University East in partnership with Earlham College and Genesis of Richmond will join together to host Walk a Mile in Her Shoes from 11 a.m. to 12:30 on Tuesday, October 24, on the IU East quad. Registration is open at 10 a.m. This event is sponsored by Whitewater Broadcasting station, G101.3, and Brewer Broadcasting stations, Kicks96 and 101.7 The Point.

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ATHENA Leadership Award® recipient announced

ATHENA Leadership Award® recipient announced

Angie Dickman is the recipient of the 2017 ATHENA Leadership Award® for Wayne County. Dickman, of Richmond, Ind., was presented the award during the ATHENA celebration dinner held June 22 at Forest Hills Country Club in Richmond. The event recognizes women leaders who motivate, inspire and create positive change in the community.

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ATHENA Leadership Award® finalists announced

ATHENA Leadership Award® finalists announced

Wayne Bank and Indiana University East have partnered for the fourth year to bring the ATHENA Leadership Award to Wayne County. The ATHENA Leadership award is presented to an individual who is honored for their professional excellence, community service and for actively assisting women in their attainment of professional excellence and leadership skills.

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IU East, Richmond Parks Department to dedicate Kyle Tom Courts on April 15

IU East, Richmond Parks Department to dedicate Kyle Tom Courts on April 15

Indiana University East and Richmond Parks and Recreation will dedicate and name the newly renovated tennis courts at Glen Miller Park at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 15. The courts will be known as Kyle Tom Courts in recognition of the philanthropist’s generosity to the university and community.

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Math Counts! offers needed tutoring program for area students

Math Counts! offers needed tutoring program for area students

Math Counts! tutor Savannah Davis works with a student.

Middle and high school students who need assistance with math can receive help from Indiana University East’s Center for Service-Learning. The center offers Math Counts!, a tutoring program that pairs college students one-on-one with younger students to provide math tutoring free of charge.

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