For Indiana University East the past year has brought many celebrations, accomplishments and memorable moments. The campus experienced a record number of graduates who joined an alumni family now numbering over 9,000, celebrated the grand opening of the Student Events and Activities Center, and remembered the legacy of Chancellor Emeritus David Fulton who passed away.
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.
Indiana University East will host “Homecoming 2016: Rufus for President” October 31-November 5. Alumni, friends and the campus community are invited to participate in activities and events throughout the week.
Indiana University East students who take 12 or more credit hours and complete the semester with a grade point average of 4.0 on a 4.0 scale are named to the Indiana University East Chancellor’s List. The following is the spring 2016 Chancellor’s List. The list is sorted by the student’s listed hometown.
Indiana University East students who take 12 or more credit hours and complete the semester with a grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale are named to the Indiana University East Dean’s List. The following is the spring 2016 Dean’s List. The list is sorted by the student’s listed hometown.
Indiana University East continues to see a steady increase in its enrollment. According to the most recent census, IU East has a headcount of 4,135 students enrolled for the spring, an increase of 3 percent compared to this same time last spring. Credit hours also reached a record level at 36,902, an increase of 0.6 percent.
Mackenzie Spurrier and Destiny Maitlen have been chosen as the 2015 Lingle Scholars. The scholarship award will continue throughout their pursuit of a four-year degree at Indiana University East.
The community is invited to submit photos of their favorite places in Wayne County and to participate in a one-day public art workshop, Phantoscope.
The workshop is presented by the Wayne County Cultural Atlas in conjunction with City Life. The Phantoscope event is intended to build awareness and support for public art in the community. Phantoscope is 11 a.m. to 5p.m. Saturday, October 3, and will be a part of City Life from 6-10 p.m. at Glen Miller Park.
Indiana University East’s “One Book, Many Voices” project this year will feature a memoir by Indiana native Paige Rawl. Positive is about her experiences with bullying and her life with HIV.
A new community writing program at Indiana University East has received a grant from the Women’s Philanthropy Leadership Council (WPLC) at Indiana University. Red Wolves Write was awarded an $8,000 grant from the WPLC.