Joanne Passet, a professor of history at Indiana University East, has received a J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship award for the 2008-09 academic year. Passet will use the scholarship to travel to Hue University in Vietnam from January to June.
Several Indiana University East students were recognized on Thursday, April 17 during the Honors Day Convocation in Vivian Auditorium. Interim Chancellor Nasser H. Paydar presided over the program.
Outstanding Student Awards were given to individuals in their degree programs who displayed outstanding academic achievement at IU East. Students receiving awards are the following:
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.
- Cambridge City
- Fountain City
- Cambridge City
- New Castle
- Rising Sun
- Sulphur Springs
The Indiana University East Supplemental Instruction Program will receive the Award for Outstanding Supplemental Instruction Program at the Fifth International Conference on SI in Orlando, Florida, May 28-30, 2008. The award will be presented by the International Center for Supplemental Instruction with headquarters at the University of Missouri in Kansas City.
Indiana University East received two awards from The Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District V during its annual conference in Chicago. On December 11, IU East received the Gold Award and the Silver Award for the campus’ work on the Campaign for Community in 2005-2006. The successful $2.1 million campaign supported nursing and science laboratories, provided scholarships, established an Entrepreneurship Center, and created The Gallery in Whitewater Hall, among other achievements.
Indiana University East’s director of Human Resources and Payroll received the Award for Professional Excellence during the Indiana Society for Human Resource Management Conference. The conference was held August 27-29 in downtown Indianapolis.