Indiana University East is pleased to welcome its newest faculty in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences to further enhance the campus’ mission as a comprehensive bachelor’s and master’s degree institution. Six new faculty joined the school at the start of the fall 2012 semester.
Indiana University East and other community organizers are planning the second event in a yearlong writing series.
The next community writing marathon will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 13, and focus on writing about art and place across the Indiana University East, Ivy Tech Community College, and Reid Hospital & Health Care Services campuses.
Indiana University East will welcome Indiana Supreme Court Justice Steven H. David to campus at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, September 18, in Tom Raper Hall, room 124. The event is a part of the Constitution Week Celebration at IU East. The event is free and open to the public.
Indiana University East will launch the inaugural “One Book, Many Voices” project in August 2012. The project mission is to foster a campus and community discussion about themes and ideas inspired by a common text in an effort to develop camaraderie, inform knowledge, and inspire action towards positive civic engagement and improvement.
The Indiana University East School of Humanities and Social Sciences is hosting jazz pianist and composer Marc Rossi in concert from 6-9 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3, at the Gennett Mansion, located at 1829 E. Main St. in Richmond. This event is sponsored by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and Mindful Explorations, courtesy of the William H. and Jean R. Reller Endowment.
The Indiana University East School of Humanities and Social Sciences and Writers Club will host poet Juan J. Morales as he presents, “Riding the Zombie Wave: Conventions and Investigations of the Undead,” from 6-7 p.m. on Monday, March 19, in Whitewater Hall room 132. This event is sponsored by Mindful Explorations, courtesy of the William H. and Jean R. Reller Endowment.
The Indiana University East School of Humanities and Social Sciences and the School of Nursing will host a new series this spring to discuss current topics and concerns. “Let’s Talk” is an interactive forum for students, faculty, and members of the community to participate free of charge.
Indiana University East hosted its Annual High School Speech Tournament on December 10 in Whitewater Hall. Warren Central High School was the team sweepstakes champion. Over 200 students from 14 Indiana regional high schools competed in 14 events.
The fellowship is designed to give writers the time and freedom to pursue their work; the creative writing fellowships are the NEA’s most direct investment in America’s artists. Harper is the only person in Indiana to receive the fellowship in literature for this year.
Elliott McKinley, assistant professor of music and music program coordinator, knows that his work as a composer will ultimately enhance the learning experience of his students in the classroom. Active as a professional composer, he has composed music that has been performed throughout the United States, Canada and Europe.