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Red Wolves seek names for new mascot

Red Wolves seek names for new mascot

Indiana University East now has a Red Wolf on the prowl. Red Wolves Mascot

The university debuted its new mascot during the IU East/Holiday Inn Richmond Homecoming Classic basketball tournament on November 8.

And now the university is asking for the campus and the community to name the Red Wolves mascot. Nominations will be accepted online at www.iue.edu/mascot until Monday, December 1. The winning name will be announced during the home basketball game on Saturday, December 6.

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IU East gives out over $5 million in scholarships to high school guidance counselors

IU East gives out over $5 million in scholarships to high school guidance counselors

Indiana University East distributed $5.04 million in scholarships today to area high school guidance counselors from Indiana and Ohio during its annual Counselors’ Breakfast held Thursday, November 13.

“We are once again collaborating with high school counselors to increase the level of attainment in the communities we serve together,” said Interim Chancellor Nasser Paydar. “By providing counselors with this tool, we are investing in the future of individual students and our region.”

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Civil engagement project asks “What is Democracy?”

Civil engagement project asks “What is Democracy?”

The ArtsWeek project from Indiana University Bloomington “Writing on the Wall” is at IU East now through Friday, October 24. The project theme is Politics in the Arts and asks viewers “What is Democracy?” and “What does Democracy Look Like?” The project was initiated by Joe LaMantia, a Bloomington artist and art educator who first conceived of the graffiti project as part of IU’s Moveable Feast of the Arts for 2008-2009.

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IU East faculty member receives award for outstanding community engagement

IU East faculty member receives award for outstanding community engagement

Ange Cooksey, humanities lecturer at Indiana University East, has received the Brian Douglas Hiltunen Award from Indiana Campus Compact. Cooksey was presented the award on Tuesday, March 25 at the 2008 Governor’s Conference on Service and Volunteerism.

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1:47 documentary to premiere at IU East

1:47 documentary to premiere at IU East

Indiana University East will host the premiere of the documentary film, 1:47, on Friday, April 4, at 8 p.m. in Vivian Auditorium. The black tie optional event will start with a reception at 6:30 p.m. in Whitewater Lobby.  Tickets are $100 per person and can be purchased by contacting the IU East Office of External Affairs at (765) 973-8419. 

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IU East plans Disability Awareness Week activities

IU East plans Disability Awareness Week activities

Indiana University East Student Support Services and Fifth Freedom Network is sponsoring is sponsoring several activities on the Richmond campus during the annual Disabilities Awareness Week beginning Monday, March 24. The purpose of the event is to highlight the progress made since the passage of civil rights protections for people with disabilities and some of the barriers still remaining to quality education.

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IU East to host upcoming Family Science and Math Fun Night

IU East to host upcoming Family Science and Math Fun Night

The Indiana University East Division of Natural Science and Mathematics invites middle school-aged students along with their parents and families to a fun night of learning.

Fifth and sixth-grade students, along with their families, are welcome to participate in the program scheduled for Monday, March 10. The program will be held from 6-8 p.m. on the IU East campus in Whitewater Hall, room 201. Each family group must include an adult over the age of 21.

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