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IU East’s service-learning projects part of inaugural President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge

IU East’s service-learning projects part of inaugural President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge

Indiana University East shared its community-focused projects in the President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge Inaugural Report published by the U.S. Department of Education. The report highlights participating institutions’ activities as part of President Barack Obama’s national initiative that began in 2011 with the goal of providing or expanding opportunities for students to participate in community service with a component of interfaith engagement.InterfaithChallenge

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IU East to welcome Barbara Cross as Martin Luther King Jr. Day Speaker

IU East to welcome Barbara Cross as Martin Luther King Jr. Day Speaker

Indiana University East will welcome Barbara Cross, survivor of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Ala., 1963, as this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. speaker. Cross will speak at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 21, in the Whitewater Hall Community Room. BarbaraCross

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IU East’s “One Book, Many Voices” event to feature award-winning children’s book author, illustrator for Hispanic Heritage Month

IU East’s “One Book, Many Voices” event to feature award-winning children’s book author, illustrator for Hispanic Heritage Month

Duncan Tonatiuh, a children’s book author and artist, will visit Indiana University East as part of Hispanic Heritage Month and the “One Book, Many Voices” project on Tuesday, October 15, from 12:30-2 p.m. in the Whitewater Hall Community Room. Tonatiuh’s visit is made possible by the hard work of Amigos and numerous partnerships throughout the community.DuncanTonatiuh

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IU East News and Notes

IU East News and Notes

Women and Minority Business Enterprises certification workshop
Indiana University East welcomes minority and women business owners in the Richmond area or surrounding counties to campus for a resource workshop. The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, October 9, in the Community Room, located in Whitewater Hall. Registration begins at 8:45 a.m.

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Tickets available for diversity event on politics, racism featuring author Robert Jensen

Tickets available for diversity event on politics, racism featuring author Robert Jensen

Professor of Journalism and author Robert Jensen will speak at Indiana University East on “Power and Politics in the Age of Obama: Is the United States Post-Racial?” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 16, in Vivian Auditorium, located in Whitewater Hall. The lecture and activities are part of the university’s fall diversity project. Head shot of Dr. Bob Jenson

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IU East brings Jonathan Kozol to campus to discuss public education

IU East brings Jonathan Kozol to campus to discuss public education

Education reformist and award-winning author Jonathan Kozol will visit Indiana University East April 3 at 7 p.m. in Vivian Auditorium, located in Whitewater Hall. Kozol will present a lecture titled “Children and Teachers Under Siege: Race, Poverty, and the Public Schools.”

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IU East to welcome author Amada Irma Pérez as part of its Hispanic Heritage Month events

IU East to welcome author Amada Irma Pérez as part of its Hispanic Heritage Month events

Indiana University East will present writer and educator Amada Irma Pérez during its Hispanic Heritage Month. Pérez will present “The Bilingual Voice of a Writer and Teacher,” on Monday, October 22, from 4:30-5:30 p.m., in  Whitewater Hall Room 132. The event is sponsored by Mindful Explorations, courtesy of the William H. and Jean R. Reller Endowment.

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IU East welcomes community to attend first Interfaith Institute

IU East welcomes community to attend first Interfaith Institute

Indiana University East is hosting its first Interfaith Institute from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, April 20 in Vivian Auditorium, located in Whitewater Hall.

The event is free and open to the public. Reservations may be made online at iue.edu/interfaith/institute-form.php.

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IU East to impact community through participation in President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge

IU East to impact community through participation in President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge

Indiana University East was selected to participate in the President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge, an initiative inviting institutions of higher education to commit to interfaith cooperation and community service programming on campus. The initiative is to build understanding among diverse communities and contribute to the common good.

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