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.
The IU East Center for Leadership Development is hosting a free workshop on “What’s Your Financial IQ?” from 5-6:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 10. The workshop will be held in the Community Room, located in Whitewater Hall.
Indiana University East invites area business leaders and the community to attend the Indiana University 2012 Business Outlook Panel on November 15. The luncheon and panel discussion will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Lingle Grand Hall, Reid Hospital & Health Care Services.
The Master of Science in Management and the Master of Science in Nursing degrees will soon be offered at the IU East campus in Richmond. Having received final official approval from the North Central Association’s Higher Learning Commission, IU East’s regional accreditor, these programs will attract students who wish to advance their education to the next step beyond the bachelor’s degree. These programs will bring to four the number of master’s programs offered by IU East, joining the Master of Science in Education and the Master of Social Work degrees.
The Indiana University East Center for Leadership Development will host two workshops in May.
The first workshop, “Becoming an Employer of Choice: Creating a High Engagement Workplace,” will be held on Thursday, May 5. The workshop begins at 7:30 a.m. with coffee and informal networking followed by the presentation from 8 a.m. to noon. The workshop will be held in the Whitewater Hall Community Room.
Area business leaders and guests are invited to attend the annual Indiana University Business Outlook Panel presented by the IU East Alumni Association and the IU East School of Business and Economics. The breakfast is sponsored by Reid Hospital & Health Care Services and the Eastern Indiana Chapter of the IU Alumni Association.
The Indiana University East School of Business & Economics and Ivy Tech Community College’s School of Business co-hosted the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Great Lakes Region 4 Conference.
NSM faculty collaborate to publish findings for use of phylogenic species identification
School of Natural Science and Mathematics faculty members Markus Pomper, Dale Beach and Mike Foos (emeritus); IU East B.S. in Biology graduate and former laboratory coordinator, Nickie May; and co-authors Don Ruch, from Ball State University, and Kathy Sheehan, from the University of Colorado, received notification that their paper, “Phylogeny of Pilobolaceae,” has been accepted for publication and will appear in an upcoming issue of Mycologia. This paper re-describes a family of fungi and proposes the use of phylogenic species identification to distinguish among isolates of the genus Pilobolus more accurately. This publication represents the culmination of a multi-year collaboration utilizing the laboratory facilities at IU East.
At its June 11 meeting, the Indiana University Board of Trustees gave its approval for Indiana University East to pursue further approvals for its third master’s degree program.
The Master of Science in Management will now move on to the Indiana Commission for Higher Education and the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association for their approvals. Upon approval of these two commissions, the new graduate degree could be offered at IU East as early as the fall 2011.
The Indiana University East Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team competed in its first national competition held May 11-13 in Minneapolis, Minn.
“As our first trip to the National competition, finishing in the top 100 out of 800 teams worldwide is a very impressive accomplishment for IU East SIFE,” said Tim Scales, lecturer of business and director of the Center for Entrepreneurship, and the team’s advisor. “I’m confident we’ll be back to the national competition next year. Our goal will be to make the top 20,” Scales said.