Indiana University East will celebrate the start of the fall semester with new and returning students during the annual Back with the Pack August 30 to September 1.The three-day event is sponsored by the Office of Campus Life.
Indiana University East will be open on Saturday, August 27, to help students enroll or register for classes for the fall semester.
“Saturday is a great time for students to access campus services before classes begin on Monday. Advisors will be working to help new and continuing students develop or adjust schedules for the fall semester,” Dean of Students Mary Blakefield said. “This is also an opportune time for students to meet with staff in financial aid, student accounts and other areas to tie up any loose ends before the semester begins.”
Indiana University East will welcome the Class of 2015 on Tuesday, August 23, to celebrate the start of the academic year.
New students to IU East are enrolled in First-Year Seminar, a University College course for first-year students to help them succeed in college.
Five students from Indiana University East will be able to participate in the Indiana Campus Compact (ICC) Service Engagement AmeriCorps program during the upcoming 2011-2012 year. The program engages 150 Indiana college student volunteers in AmeriCorps service each year.
Fredricka Joyner, associate professor of business administration and organization behavior, is working in conjunction with the Wayne County Foundation on a professional service and civic engagement project, the Positive Place Initiative. The initiative connects and applies the expertise of an IU East faculty member with a strategic community issue in the Richmond and Wayne County region.
Richmond, Ind. — Indiana University East awarded five scholarships for the 2011 Summer Research Scholar Program. Undergraduate students receive $2,000 to conduct a research project under the supervision of a faculty mentor.
Indiana University East will offer two new minor degree programs beginning this fall. The Minor in Sports Coaching and the Minor in Sports Marketing and Management will be open to all students pursuing a bachelor’s degree.
Ivy Tech Community College Richmond and Indiana University East have developed a partnership to enhance services for military students and veterans. The two institutions collaborated for funding through Operation Diploma, an initiative of the Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University, and received $99,999 beginning July 1, 2011, for several initiatives to help military and veteran students with their educational goals and employability.
Indiana University East invites you to visit the Wayne County Fair this week. Special events are planned each night from 4-9 p.m. at the IU East booth, located behind the Kuhlman Center.
Indiana University East experienced a continued increase in its enrollment during its first summer session.
During the first summer session, the number of students enrolled increased by 11.6 percent compared to last year, and credit hour enrollment increased by 11.8 percent.