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.
Indiana University East has announced a $44,000 gift from faculty member and alumnus, Roger Crane.
Crane, director of the accounting program and lecturer in accounting for the School of Business and Economics, said the IU East campus has been a gift to him.
Mackenzie Spurrier and Destiny Maitlen have been chosen as the 2015 Lingle Scholars. The scholarship award will continue throughout their pursuit of a four-year degree at Indiana University East.
Three local high school students have received the Fred Nottingham Scholarship. Krista Trumbo, Taylor Webster and Sarah Jo Wellman were each awarded with a $1,000 scholarship.
Trumbo and Webster plan to attend IU East, beginning with the start of the fall 2015 semester. Wellman plans to attend IU Bloomington.
Tom Raper, a longtime friend and devoted supporter of Indiana University East, passed away April 14, 2015, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
IU East Chancellor Kathryn Cruz-Uribe said that Tom believed in the importance of higher education to improve the lives of those living in Wayne County and throughout the region. He had a long-established history with the university including providing student scholarships, serving on the IU East Board of Advisors, and gifting IU East with the largest donation in its 44-year history.
This is the eighth consecutive year that IU East has hosted the Counselors’ Breakfast. Over 60 guidance counselors attended. This year’s theme centered on Rockefeller Center and New York City.
Indiana University East welcomes community supporters to the Spirit of Philanthropy Luncheon to thank these individuals for their contributions to scholarships, internships, leadership experiences and community service opportunities for students. The luncheon is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 22, at Forest Hills Country Club in Richmond.
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.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application priority deadline is Monday, March 10. By completing the FAFSA, applicants will automatically be considered for most federal and state grants, federal loans, and federal work-study, for the 2014-2015 academic year.
This is the seventh consecutive year that IU East has hosted the Counselors’ Breakfast. Over 70 guidance counselors attended. This year’s theme centered on the holidays and traditions of Thanksgiving, Black Friday Shopping and Christmas.