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SIFE Team competes in Nationals

SIFE Team competes in Nationals

The Indiana University East Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team competed in its first national competition held May 11-13 in Minneapolis, Minn.

“As our first trip to the National competition, finishing in the top 100 out of 800 teams worldwide is a very impressive accomplishment for IU East SIFE,” said Tim Scales, lecturer of business and director of the Center for Entrepreneurship, and the team’s advisor. “I’m confident we’ll be back to the national competition next year. Our goal will be to make the top 20,” Scales said.

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IU East students to share research from Costa Rica

IU East students to share research from Costa Rica

It’s not often students can directly see the impact spending habits at home can have on communities outside of the United States.

A group of Indiana University East students traveled to Costa Rica as part of their class on Fair Trade versus Free Trade and the Effects of Globalization on Central America taught by Teresa Henderson, lecturer of World Languages and Cultures. While there, the class studied free and fair trade as well as the effects international corporations have on environmental systems.

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IU East awards students during Honors Convocation

IU East awards students during Honors Convocation

Indiana University East celebrated the accomplishments of its students during the annual Honors Convocation held April 15. Chancellor Nasser Paydar presided over the convocation.

“The Honors Convocation is a celebration of excellence.  The academic accomplishments of these outstanding students demonstrate their singular commitment to intellectual exploration and hard work,” Paydar said.  “It is certain that they will carry their academic achievements and ambition into the future and to everything that they pursue.”

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Court of Appeals to visit IU East for public court session

Court of Appeals to visit IU East for public court session

The Indiana University East Criminal Justice program is hosting the Court of Appeals of Indiana on campus Wednesday, April 7. The court will hold oral arguments at 12:15 p.m. in Vivian Auditorium, located in Whitewater Hall. The court session is open and free to the public.

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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 retention rates for beginning students on the rise

IU East retention rates for beginning students on the rise

Preliminary retention rates for Indiana University East show an increase in the number and percent of beginning students continuing their enrollment from the fall to the spring semester. IU East now has the highest retention rate for beginning students of all the Indiana University regional campuses.

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