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.
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.