The generosity of three donors has made it possible to offer new scholarships for students at Indiana University East. Paul Kriese, professor of political science at IU East, and Rod and Chris Weiss will support the two new scholarships.
Indiana University East has faculty available to discuss the ongoing developments in North Korea and its continuous threats of possible military action against South Korea and the U.S.
Ann Kim is an assistant professor of fine arts in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. She lived in South Korea before moving at the age of 13. Her parents continue to live in South Korea.
Indiana University East faculty will be available preceding President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address tonight.
Scales is the director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and lecturer of business administration for the School of Business and Economics. Scales’ research and creative activities are involved in marketing and entrepreneurship with a strong focus on community.
Paul Kriese, professor of political science, has a new book out published by the QuakerPress of Friends General Conference, Philadelphia, Pa. “Black Fire: African American Quakers on Spirituality and Human Rights” is a collection of original essays by African American Quakers that explores race and race issues within the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) and how they relate to the United States and the relationship between politics and religion.
The History and Political Science Club at Indiana University East will host a “Meet-And-Greet” question and answer session with city candidates running in the primary election on Tuesday, April 12. The meet-and-greet will be held from 4-6 p.m. in the Whitewater Hall Community Room.
Indiana University East will host a presentation by Earlham College alumnus Jim Cason, association secretary for Campaign for Friends Committee for National Legislation (FCNL). The event includes the presentation and dialogue on FCNL’s work to secure Senate ratification of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty and other issues.
Nursing lecturer receives IU nursing award
Tonya Breymier, lecturer in nursing, has received the Karen Cobb Creative Teaching in Nursing Education Award. This award is given annually to a full-time Indiana University School of Nursing faculty member to recognize innovative and creative teaching. Recipients are recognized for the development of a creative and innovative teaching strategy that incorporates the Seven Principles of Good Education, produces documented learning outcomes, is recognized by students as contributing to their learning, and contributes to the scholarship of teaching.
Paul Kriese is committed to showing his students that being a part of democracy is more than learning about politics in class. It’s also about being actively engaged in the community.
Service-Learning center selects inaugural faculty fellows
The first class of IU East Faculty Fellows have been chosen for the Center for Service-Learning program, a new incentive created as a part of the Building a Service-Engagement Infrastructure grant. These faculty members will develop and deploy their service-learning course plans during the summer and fall.
IU East hires Admissions Assistant Director
Indiana University East recently appointed Kara Newman as the assistant director in the Office of Admissions. Her official start date was December 17, 2007.
Newman will recruit students to enroll at IU East, provide assistance to incoming students during the admissions process, lead campus tours and plan events for the Office of Admissions. She will also work with the Admission Ambassadors, a group of students that shares their IU East experience and pride with potential students.