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IU East students create over 200 ceramic bowls for Empty Bowls Luncheon Nov. 15

IU East students create over 200 ceramic bowls for Empty Bowls Luncheon Nov. 15

Call them messages in a soup bowl.EmptyBowls

Students have been creating unique ceramic bowls by the dozens in the studio at Indiana University East.

Hour by hour, over 200 pottery pieces have been thrown on the pottery wheel, fired, glazed and fired again.

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IU East celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with campus, community events

IU East celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with campus, community events

Indiana University East will present Alice Driver from 5-6 p.m. on Monday, September 22,  in the Whitewater Hall Community Room. Driver, a photojournalist in Mexico, will present on her upcoming book More or Less Dead. She will also talk about her work as a photographer and as a documentary filmmaker. Her documentary film is If Images Could Fill Our Empty Spaces.

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New scholarships offered at IU East to enhance service-learning, science research

New scholarships offered at IU East to enhance service-learning, science research

The generosity of three donors has made it possible to offer new scholarships for students at Indiana University East.  Paul Kriese, professor of political science at IU East, and Rod and Chris Weiss will support the two new scholarships.

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IU East’s service-learning projects part of inaugural President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge

IU East’s service-learning projects part of inaugural President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge

Indiana University East shared its community-focused projects in the President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge Inaugural Report published by the U.S. Department of Education. The report highlights participating institutions’ activities as part of President Barack Obama’s national initiative that began in 2011 with the goal of providing or expanding opportunities for students to participate in community service with a component of interfaith engagement.InterfaithChallenge

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Sept. 11 Anniversary Remembrance Ceremony invites the public for a day of observance, community service

Sept. 11 Anniversary Remembrance Ceremony invites the public for a day of observance, community service

The City of Richmond, Indiana University East and Fountain City Wesleyan Church are sponsoring a day of observance and community service for the 10th anniversary of September 11.

The public is invited to join together as a community for the 10-year Anniversary Remembrance Ceremony at 1 p.m. on Sunday, September 11, at Veterans Park in Richmond, Ind.  The community, veterans, service men and women, emergency and medical personnel, and their families are invited to this special event.

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IU East to impact community through participation in President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge

IU East to impact community through participation in President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge

Indiana University East was selected to participate in the President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge, an initiative inviting institutions of higher education to commit to interfaith cooperation and community service programming on campus. The initiative is to build understanding among diverse communities and contribute to the common good.

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Service-learning receives fourth straight President’s Honor Roll distinction

Service-learning receives fourth straight President’s Honor Roll distinction

Indiana University East has been named to the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, its fourth straight year for the honor by The Corporation for National and Community Service for exemplary service efforts and service to communities.

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IU East News and Notes

IU East News and Notes

Service-Learning center selects inaugural faculty fellows
The first class of IU East Faculty Fellows have been chosen for the Center for Service-Learning program, a new incentive created as a part of the Building a Service-Engagement Infrastructure grant. These faculty members will develop and deploy their service-learning course plans during the summer and fall.

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Service-learning program connects students with community

Service-learning program connects students with community


The IU East Center for Service-Learning is continuing to grow and establish new relationships with the campus and community.

In the past year, the service-learning program has initiated an on-campus office to engage faculty and students in a higher level of service learning. Ange Cooksey, senior lecturer in English, works with students involved in the program to coordinate orientation, training and resources for faculty and students who want to become involved in service-learning projects. A faculty fellows program has been established to provide learning and retooling opportunities for faculty who would like to engage their students in service-learning.

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IU East makes President’s Honor Roll for third straight year

IU East makes President’s Honor Roll for third straight year

Indiana University East has been named to the 2008 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, its third straight year for the honor by The Corporation for National and Community Service for exemplary service efforts and service to communities.

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