Indiana University East will partner with the Starr-Gennett Foundation to host a Community Writing Marathon during the annual Walk of Fame weekend. The event will take place from 11a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 8, in the Gorge. It is open to participants of all ages; however, participants younger than 16 should be accompanied by an adult.
Indiana University East will launch the inaugural “One Book, Many Voices” project in August 2012. The project mission is to foster a campus and community discussion about themes and ideas inspired by a common text in an effort to develop camaraderie, inform knowledge, and inspire action towards positive civic engagement and improvement.
Indiana University East’s Run with the Wolves 5K Run/Walk is coming up soon. Registration is open for this year’s Run with the Wolves 5K on Saturday, July 21, at Indiana University East.
The Indiana University East Center for Entrepreneurship and Richmond Community Schools will partner together this summer to offer high school students a two-week program that will help to market the community. The Center for Entrepreneurship is a part of the IU East School of Business and Economics.
The Indiana University East School of Business and Economics through its Center for Leadership Development is hosting a Family Business Symposium from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1, in the Whitewater Hall Community Room. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Indiana University East will award an Indiana University honorary degree to Paul W. Lingle during its Commencement Ceremony next month. The honorary degree will recognize Lingle’s exceptional leadership and service to the campus and greater community.
The event is free and open to the public. Reservations may be made online at iue.edu/interfaith/institute-form.php.
The Indiana University East Center for Economic Education has received a $15,000 in-kind award from the Indiana Department of Education that will allow K-12 teachers in nine counties free access to educational curriculum materials. The Center for Economic Education is a part of the School of Business and Economics.
The Indiana University East School of Humanities and Social Sciences is hosting jazz pianist and composer Marc Rossi in concert from 6-9 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3, at the Gennett Mansion, located at 1829 E. Main St. in Richmond. This event is sponsored by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and Mindful Explorations, courtesy of the William H. and Jean R. Reller Endowment.
Indiana University East Chancellor Nasser Paydar has been invited to the White House to participate in a roundtable discussion on college affordability and completion with administration officials. The roundtable discussion will be held Friday, March 23.