BLOOMINGTON, Ind.—James R. “Rob” Quigg, vice president of accounting at Richmond Baking Company in Richmond, Indiana, has been elected to the Indiana University Foundation Board of Directors. Founded in 1936, the IU Foundation maximizes private support for Indiana University by fostering lifelong relationships with key stakeholders and providing advancement leadership and fundraising services for campuses and units across the university.
Paul and Patricia Lingle and the Vigran Family Foundation have been recognized for their philanthropy, strong support and dedication to Indiana University East. Both were inducted to the IU Presidents Circle August 29 at a ceremony held in Bloomington, Ind.
Indiana University East presented two awards to Rob Tolley and Dr. Gregory Woods for their generous support of the campus and its students during the annual Spirit of Philanthropy Luncheon held November 14 at Forest Hills Country Club. Vice Chancellor for External Affairs Rob Zinkan presented the awards.
Indiana University East will celebrate the second year of the “One Book, Many Voices” project when classes begin in August 2013. 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 presented two awards, one to IU East faculty and staff and one to the Wayne County Foundation, for their generous support of the campus and its students during the annual Spirit of Philanthropy Luncheon held October 17 at Forest Hills Country Club. Vice Chancellor for External Affairs Rob Zinkan presented the awards.
The Student Events Center will be a $4.7 million multi-purpose addition to Springwood Hall. The facility will promote student success through a comprehensive offering of co-curricular opportunities.
Indiana University East raised $10,000 during its 2010 Scholarship Luncheon held November 16 to benefit the general scholarship fund.
Funding for scholarships is critical to supporting student access to education and enhancing opportunities for success. IU East has long awarded scholarships to both incoming and continuing students in recognition of their academic achievement, leadership and community service. The generosity of IU East’s friends and alumni has made it possible to help more students than ever before this academic year, with over $450,000 in scholarships awarded.
Indiana University East will collect items for the Chester Heights Building B residents who lost their homes to a fire on October 27. Anyone interested in donating gift cards, clothing, toiletries, or other household necessities, may drop-off items at upcoming events.
IU East raised $674 for Howl for Haiti!
Howl for Haiti was a fundraising drive held Feb. 1-5 to benefit victims of the recent earthquakes in Haiti. Donations were provided to the American Red Cross.
Indiana University East is planning a fundraising drive to benefit victims of the recent earthquakes in Haiti.
The fundraising effort will kick off during the IU East men’s basketball home game against Berea College on Jan. 30 at 2 p.m. at the Richmond High School Tiernan Center.