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IU East named to 2015 President’s Honor Roll for academic, community service projects

IU East named to 2015 President’s Honor Roll for academic, community service projects

Indiana University East was named to the 2015 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement. The Honor Roll list is available online.

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IU East’s Empty Bowls event to raise awareness of hunger is Oct. 25

IU East’s Empty Bowls event to raise awareness of hunger is Oct. 25

The community is invited to Empty Bowls from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, October 25, in the Whitewater Hall Lobby. This year, the Empty Bowls luncheon is being held in coordination with Indiana University East’s “One Book, Many Voices” project.

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Empty Bowls event is March 31 at IU East

Empty Bowls event is March 31 at IU East

Great bowls, great soups and a great cause.EmptyBowls2

That is the recipe for another great Empty Bowls event that will take place from 5-7 p.m. March 31 in Whitewater Hall.

It’s a special time to “dine together and raise awareness for hunger relief in the area,” said coordinator Carrie Longley, assistant professor and chair of the fine arts department at IU East.

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IU East Center for Service Learning, Friends Fellowship Community partnership connects elders with students through art

IU East Center for Service Learning, Friends Fellowship Community partnership connects elders with students through art

Opening Minds through Art (OMA) connects students with elders with dementia and fosters communication, self-worth and social interaction through art projects. Beginning this fall semester, the Indiana University East Center for Service-Learning will partner with Friends Fellowship Community (FFC) to present this innovative service engagement program for the first time.

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Spotlight: Community outreach program pairs IU East, Hibberd Middle School students to learn about environmental justice

Spotlight: Community outreach program pairs IU East, Hibberd Middle School students to learn about environmental justice

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Students from IU East and Hibberd Middle School are learning together about environmental justice, including visiting the wind farm in Lynn, Ind.

What do wind farms have to do with criminal justice?

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IU East’s Library director receives prestigious national award for outstanding public service

IU East’s Library director receives prestigious national award for outstanding public service

Indiana University East Director of the Campus Library Frances Yates was one of 10 librarians to receive the prestigious Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award. The award was presented December 2 in New York City.FrancesYates1

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