The Positive Place Initiative will bring over 250 people together from the community for BOOST (Building On Our Strengths Together) on Thursday, January 31, at noon in Lingle Hall, Reid Hospital & Health Care Services. The Positive Place Initiative will host the working lunch to create and BOOST the community conversation about taking action and creating a more vibrant community.
Indiana University East Campus Library and Center for Service-Learning have been selected as a community host site for World Book Night 2013. The goal of this World Book Night is to get books into the hands of people to encourage reading for enjoyment.
Indiana University East has named four finalists in the search for a new chancellor. Finalists will visit the campus this month to meet with faculty, staff, students and community members.
Following those visits, the next step will be for the university search committee that identified the finalists to meet again and make further recommendations to President Michael A. McRobbie and Executive Vice President John Applegate. McRobbie will make the final selection, subject to approval by the IU Board of Trustees.
“S.E.L.L.O.U.T.” comedy to talk about issues in diversity
Indiana University East will host the comedy show “S.E.L.L.O.U.T.” presented by The Blackpack at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 22, in Vivian Auditorium, located in Whitewater Hall.
The Indiana University East School of Humanities and Social Sciences will host the “Let’s Talk” series to discuss current topics and concerns. “Let’s Talk” is an interactive forum for students, faculty, and members of the community to discuss current topics and concerns, free of charge.
The Indiana University East Alumni Association will host legislative forums with Wayne County state legislators. The forums are an opportunity for the community to have an in-person discussion with Senator Allen Paul and Representatives Tom Saunders and Dick Hamm.
Nursing students share Navajo stories learned while visiting Chinle
Senior nursing students will share stories they learned while in Chinle, Ariz., during “Voices of the Dine (Navajo)” on Monday, December 3. The storytelling event will be held at 4 p.m. in Vivian Auditorium, located in Whitewater Hall.
Indiana University East welcomes community supporters to the Spirit of Philanthropy Luncheon to thank these individuals for their contributions to scholarships, internships, leadership experiences and community service opportunities for students. The luncheon is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17, at Forest Hills Country Club in Richmond. The event raises funds for scholarships and other community involvement experiences that provide important skill-building experiences for students.
Indiana University East and other community organizers are planning the second event in a yearlong writing series.
The next community writing marathon will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 13, and focus on writing about art and place across the Indiana University East, Ivy Tech Community College, and Reid Hospital & Health Care Services campuses.
Indiana University East and Morrisson-Reeves Public Library are proud to announce a storytelling series featuring award-winning actor, writer, and storyteller Jennie Kiffmeyer. Kiffmeyer will discuss the storytelling process and her one-woman show, Rivertown Dispatch, at 6 p.m. on Monday, September 24, in the Community Room, located in Whitewater Hall at IU East. Kiffmeyer will then perform Rivertown Dispatch at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 2, at the Morrisson-Reeves Public Library. Both events are free and open to the general public; no registration is required.