Area business leaders and the community are invited to attend the IU Business Outlook Forum from 7:30-9 a.m. on Tuesday, November 15, at Indiana University East in Whitewater Hall. The IU Business Outlook Forum is presented by the IU East Alumni Association and the IU East School of Business and Economics.
Indiana University East is pleased to welcome new faculty this semester. Faculty are listed below under the school in which they teach.
School of Business and Economics
Brandon Smit, assistant professor of business administration and management, received his Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, his Master of Science in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and his Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Saint Louis University.
There was great success last year for the 2015 Wayne County Business Survey. The report had been released on the Indiana University East Business and Economic Research Center (BERC) website at http://www.iue.edu/business/berc/.
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.
Seeing that many Indiana University East students and residents in the greater Richmond area might have difficulty with financial decisions, Business and Economic Research Center (BERC) faculty Oi Lin Cheung, Ph.D., associate professor of finance, and Roger Crane, lecturer in accounting, have started an initiative for the coming fall to enhance the financial literacy of the community.
The Indiana University East Center for Leadership Development is hosting a Power Lunch Series for Next Generation Leaders on “Play!” from 12:10-12:50 p.m. on Friday, October 17. Sessions for this series are located at IU East’s Room 912, 912 E. Main Street in Richmond.
The “Read to Lead” series will discuss the featured book for this year’s IU East “One Book, Many Voices” project. For the Love of Cities: The Love Affair Between People and Their Places by Peter Kageyama will be the topic of discussion from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday, October 8, in the Whitewater Hall Community Room. Participants should read the book prior to the session to optimize the cooperative learning experience.
The Academy for Cultivating Talent is seeking applications for the 2014-2015 program year. The focus for the year is on next generation leaders – individuals who are poised to have greater influence in their organizations, institutions, or communities. This program, limited to 30 participants, will emphasize the unique qualities of and opportunities for next generation leaders. Participants will expand knowledge and skills in order to: