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IU East students express appreciation for support during Spirit of Philanthropy

IU East students express appreciation for support during Spirit of Philanthropy

Spirit of Philanthropy speakers left to right: Eric Mejia, Kristen Miller, Cassidy Clouse, Katelyn Groff, Sarah Hornak, Zachary Cornett, Seth Winstead and Nate Rose.

Indiana University East students welcomed community supporters to campus in appreciation of their contributions toward internships, leadership experiences and community service opportunities. Guests were invited to the Spirit of Philanthropy Luncheon held September 22 at the Student Events and Activities Center on campus.

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IU East’s fall enrollment remains strong

IU East’s fall enrollment remains strong

Indiana University East maintains a strong enrollment this fall. The campus has a fall headcount enrollment of 3,490 students, who are enrolled in 36,300 credit hours. The head count enrollment represents a 2.6 percent decrease compared to last fall, but the decline reflects a change in the way enrollment figures are calculated, and a large graduating class this past spring.

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Anne Szopa Scholarship recognizes faculty member’s development of Women’s and Gender Studies program, influence on campus

Anne Szopa Scholarship recognizes faculty member’s development of Women’s and Gender Studies program, influence on campus

Anne Szopa was instrumental in developing the Women’s and Gender Studies and Sociology programs at Indiana University East. In recognition of her contributions and to encourage others to expand opportunities for students to study in this field, Rob and Nancy Tolley have endowed $30,000 to establish the Anne Szopa Scholarship.

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IU East’s Class of 2017 by the numbers

IU East’s Class of 2017 by the numbers

The Class of 2017 will receive 876 diplomas during Indiana University East’s 46th Commencement Ceremony at 6 p.m. today (May 12) at the Richmond High School Tiernan Center.

Of the degrees being conferred, 811 are bachelor’s degrees and 65 are master’s degrees.  The number of degrees is a significant increase for IU East and marks the university’s highest number of graduates in a given year. IU East will also present its 10,000th diploma during the ceremony.

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IU East’s 46th Commencement Ceremony will be held May 12

IU East’s 46th Commencement Ceremony will be held May 12

Indiana University East will host its 46th Commencement Ceremony at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 12, at the Richmond High School Tiernan Center.

This year, the university will confer 811 baccalaureate degrees and 65 master’s degrees. The number of degrees is a significant increase for IU East and marks the university’s highest number of graduates in a given year. IU East will also present its 10,000th diploma during the ceremony.

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IU East, Richmond Parks Department to dedicate Kyle Tom Courts on April 15

IU East, Richmond Parks Department to dedicate Kyle Tom Courts on April 15

Indiana University East and Richmond Parks and Recreation will dedicate and name the newly renovated tennis courts at Glen Miller Park at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 15. The courts will be known as Kyle Tom Courts in recognition of the philanthropist’s generosity to the university and community.

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Student Research Day awards announced

Student Research Day awards announced

IU East student Jennie Newman answers questions during the Oral Presentations portion of Student Research Day held March 31.

Student Research Day featured the work of 17 students at Indiana University East on March 31. The presentations included independent scholarship from courses, independent studies, summer research programs, Honors Program projects and creative endeavors.

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