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Scholarship luncheon pays tribute to donors, features nationally recognized speaker

Scholarship luncheon pays tribute to donors, features nationally recognized speaker

Indiana University East is hosting its 2009 Scholarship Luncheon to honor those who have donated to support scholarships at IU East and to recognize the recipients. The scholarship luncheon will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 1, 2009, at Forest Hills Country Club, 2169 S. 23rd St. in Richmond.

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Economic report analyzes strengths, weaknesses for the Richmond area

Economic report analyzes strengths, weaknesses for the Richmond area

Indiana University East and the Wayne County Foundation have partnered with the Indiana Business Research Center (IBRC) at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business to compile a report on community and economic benchmarks, which has just been completed and is now being released. The report compares the Richmond area to both a national and a statewide set of peers on a wide range of indicators, ranging from per capita personal income, to industry concentrations to area demographics.

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Sustainable Living Fair to provide information, resources to community

Sustainable Living Fair to provide information, resources to community

The Environmental Club at Indiana University East is sponsoring a Sustainable Living Fair on Tuesday, October 20, from 2-8 p.m. in the Whitewater Hall Community Room. The fair will include discussions, movies, lobby displays, and giveaways.

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IU East establishes preparedness site for H1N1

IU East establishes preparedness site for H1N1

Indiana University East is continuing to post updated information and recommendations on the H1N1 flu virus. The university has established an H1N1 Preparedness Web site at www.iue.edu/H1N1 with campus specific information, tips for prevention, symptoms, and frequently asked questions. Faculty, staff, students and their parents, as well as campus visitors, are encouraged to review this information on a continued basis for newly posted information.

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Middlefork Hall renamed Tom Raper Hall in honor of largest-ever gift to IU East

Middlefork Hall renamed Tom Raper Hall in honor of largest-ever gift to IU East

Indiana University East Chancellor Nasser Paydar announced today (Aug. 27) the naming of IU East’s Middlefork Hall in honor of former Richmond businessman Tom Raper. 

The building will be renamed Tom Raper Hall in recognition of Raper’s commitment of $2.17 million to support the campus.  The gift is the largest in IU East’s history.

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Celebration of Campus and Community planned for Tuesday at IU East

Celebration of Campus and Community planned for Tuesday at IU East

Indiana University East would like to invite the public to the Celebration of Campus and Community planned for Tuesday, June 16 on the Springwood Hall lawn. The celebration is being held on the IU East campus and is replacing a traditional installation ceremony for Chancellor Nasser Paydar.

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Chancellor to forgo installation ceremony, to focus on campus beautification

Chancellor to forgo installation ceremony, to focus on campus beautification

During a time when the resources of both the state and east central Indiana are constrained, Indiana University East Chancellor Nasser H. Paydar has decided to forgo a traditional chancellor installation ceremony. An installation, with its pomp and circumstance, marks the beginning of a new chapter for a campus and can be a long, lavish affair.

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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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