Gift Development

Gift Development

Former alumni director establishes scholarship to support IU East students

Former alumni director establishes scholarship to support IU East students

Bette Davenport, of Richmond, Indiana, knows first-hand the impact scholarships can have for students completing a degree. In recognition of Indiana University East’s mission and to encourage others to give, she is making a $25,000 gift to establish the Bette G. Davenport Alumni Scholarship.

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Anne Szopa Scholarship recognizes faculty member’s development of Women’s and Gender Studies program, influence on campus

Anne Szopa Scholarship recognizes faculty member’s development of Women’s and Gender Studies program, influence on campus

Anne Szopa was instrumental in developing the Women’s and Gender Studies and Sociology programs at Indiana University East. In recognition of her contributions and to encourage others to expand opportunities for students to study in this field, Rob and Nancy Tolley have endowed $30,000 to establish the Anne Szopa Scholarship.

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Gift honors IU East business lecturer, establishes scholarship for entrepreneurship students

Gift honors IU East business lecturer, establishes scholarship for entrepreneurship students

Greg Braxton-Brown, dean of Southeast Indiana Programs and a professor of management, will endow a $25,000 gift to Indiana University East to establish a scholarship in the name of Tim Scales, director of the Center for Entrepreneurship, director for the Center for Economic Education and senior lecturer of business administration for the School of Business and Economics.

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IU East, Richmond Parks Department to dedicate Kyle Tom Courts on April 15

IU East, Richmond Parks Department to dedicate Kyle Tom Courts on April 15

Indiana University East and Richmond Parks and Recreation will dedicate and name the newly renovated tennis courts at Glen Miller Park at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 15. The courts will be known as Kyle Tom Courts in recognition of the philanthropist’s generosity to the university and community.

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Cruz-Uribes endow $100,000 scholarship for IU East students

Cruz-Uribes endow $100,000 scholarship for IU East students

Indiana University East Chancellor Kathryn Cruz-Uribe and Professor of History Eugene Cruz-Uribe want to honor the support and heritage of their families by establishing an endowed $100,000 scholarship.

IU East Chancellor Kathy Cruz-Uribe and Professor of History Eugene Cruz-Uribe.

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Math Counts! offers needed tutoring program for area students

Math Counts! offers needed tutoring program for area students

Math Counts! tutor Savannah Davis works with a student.

Middle and high school students who need assistance with math can receive help from Indiana University East’s Center for Service-Learning. The center offers Math Counts!, a tutoring program that pairs college students one-on-one with younger students to provide math tutoring free of charge.

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IU East students celebrate support at Spirit of Philanthropy

IU East students celebrate support at Spirit of Philanthropy

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Umer Khan shared his story during the Spirit of Philanthropy on Sept. 16.

Indiana University East students welcomed community supporters to campus in appreciation of their contributions toward internships, leadership experiences and community service opportunities. Guests were invited to the Spirit of Philanthropy Luncheon held September 16 at the Student Events and Activities Center on campus.

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First Bank Richmond supports IU East’s Student Events and Activities Center with $150,000 gift

First Bank Richmond supports IU East’s Student Events and Activities Center with $150,000 gift

First Bank Richmond has been synonymous with building projects in Richmond and Wayne County for more than a century.

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Garry Kleer

And it’s also been synonymous with helping thousands of businesses, homeowners, investors and college students reach their dreams.

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