Indiana University East is pleased to welcome its newest faculty to the School of Business and Economics to further enhance the campus’ mission as a comprehensive bachelor’s and master’s degree institution. Three new faculty joined the school at the start of the fall 2012 semester.
Area business leaders and the community are invited to attend the IU Business Outlook Panel from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, November 5, at Reid Hospital & Health Care Services in the Lingle Grand Hall, located at 1100 Reid Parkway in Richmond. The IU Business Outlook Forum is presented by the IU East Alumni Association and the IU East School of Business and Economics and is sponsored by Reid Hospital & Health Care Services.
Sixteen Richmond High School students will participate in the 2012 Student Training Entrepreneur Program with Unlimited Potential (S.T.E.P.U.P.), a four-week program in entrepreneurship going on now through July 7. S.T.E.P.U.P. meets every weekday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Innovation Center.
Indiana University East Academy for Cultivating Talent is seeking applications for the 2012-2013 program which will focus on talented women who are poised to have greater influence in their organizations, institutions, or communities. The program will be limited to 30 participants.
The Indiana University East School of Business and Economics through its Center for Leadership Development is hosting a Family Business Symposium from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1, in the Whitewater Hall Community Room. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Many small businesses are striving to understand how to leverage social media and technology to support their marketing strategy. The IU East Center for Leadership Development is hosting a Spring Leadership Forum, in conjunction with HYPE (Helping Young Professionals Engage) Richmond, to address this topic on Thursday, April 26, in the Community Room, located in Whitewater Hall. The speaker, Taulbee Jackson, will discuss his company’s experience managing the social media for the Super Bowl and lessons for small businesses.
The Indiana University East Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team won a regional championship in its league during the SIFE United States Regional Competition Exposition held April 10 in Cincinnati.
IU East students on the team are James Healton and Shawna Sparks, both of Centerville, Ind., Ryan Doughty of Richmond, Nick Miller of Winchester, Brittany Hostetler of Camden, Ohio, and Rick McKinney and Megan Winn, both of Eaton, Ohio.
The Indiana University East Center for Economic Education has received a $15,000 in-kind award from the Indiana Department of Education that will allow K-12 teachers in nine counties free access to educational curriculum materials. The Center for Economic Education is a part of the School of Business and Economics.
Brittany Hostetler and Rick McKinney have been selected by Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) USA to attend the 2012 Partner Summit in New York City February 7-10. They are two of 30 students invited to meet with President and CEO of Sam’s Club Brian Cornell and President and CEO of Walmart International Doug McMillon in the Time-Life Building.
Indiana University East’s first cohort in the Master of Science in Management program began this weekend. The School of Business and Economics welcomed 22 graduate students to the program. Students will meet on weekends during the next 15 months to complete the program.