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.
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.
Victoria Hicks graduated from Randolph Southern High School last spring, a school best known for its decades-long domination at state academic super bowl competitions.
Hicks’ academic record puts her former school’s success into perspective. She finished fourth out of 43 students, despite amassing a 4.5 grade point average, a product of a weighted grading scale.
Indiana University East is no longer the smallest Indiana University regional campus in terms of credit hours. IU East surpassed IU Kokomo in the number of credit hours taken by students enrolled in the spring 2010 semester.
For the fourth consecutive semester Indiana University East has experienced the highest rate of enrollment growth among all Indiana University campuses, according to preliminary figures from the first day of classes.
Indiana University East students who take 12 or more credit hours and complete the semester with a grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale are named to the Indiana University East Dean’s List. The following is the fall 2009 Dean’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 4.0 on a 4.0 scale are named to the Indiana University East Chancellor’s List. The following is the fall 2009 Chancellor’s List. The list is sorted by the student’s listed hometown.
Victoria Hicks of Richmond, Ind., is Indiana University East’s recipient of the Indiana University Presidential Scholar award for this academic year. IU awards the Adam W. Herbert Presidential Scholars award to incoming students at each campus. Hicks, IU East’s fifth Presidential Scholar, attended Randolph Southern High School in Lynn, Ind.
Indiana University East has a feeling it’s going to be a good night as the campus celebrates Homecoming 2009 the week of November 9-14.
This year’s theme, “I Gotta Feeling,” is based on the popular song by the Black Eyed Peas.
Indiana University East distributed $7.68 million in scholarships today (November 5) to area high school guidance counselors from Indiana and Ohio during its annual Counselors’ Breakfast.
“It is our responsibility to lead the region as the premier four-year and master’s public institution in eastern Indiana and western Ohio,” said Chancellor Nasser Paydar. “It is a pleasure to work with these counselors who share our vision to increase the educational attainment in our region. Together, we are investing in the future of individual students and our communities.”