Indiana University East is hosting its 2009 Scholarship Luncheon to honor those who have donated to support scholarships at IU East and to recognize the recipients. The scholarship luncheon will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 1, 2009, at Forest Hills Country Club, 2169 S. 23rd St. in Richmond.
Indiana University East kicks off College Go! Week today. The weeklong event offers high school students, their parents and the community the opportunity to explore IU East and its academic programs.
Indiana University East awarded four scholarships for the 2009 Summer Research Scholar Program. Undergraduate students received $2,000 to conduct a research project under the supervision of a faculty mentor.
Funding for the program is provided by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research and is matched by funds from IU East. The competitive program has since expanded from the first award given to include up to six students each summer.
In response to changes in the Richmond High School dress code, IU East staff will give away logo t-shirts to Richmond High School students at Red Wolves volleyball matches on Saturday, September 26, and Monday, September 28.
In a continued record-setting trend, Indiana University East has increased fall enrollment by nearly 20 percent. Both enrollment (2,924) and credit hours taken (28,926) for the fall semester reached record highs for the campus.
The Indiana University East School of Education and the Student Education Association are sponsoring a Professional Clothing for Success Store (PCS) for all IU East students. Anyone who would like to share gently used professional clothing and accessories may drop the items off in the Springwood Hall Campus Life Conference Room, located in office suite 107. The drop-off dates and times are Thursday, September 10, between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. or Friday, September 11, between 7:30 a.m. and noon.
Indiana University East will offer the Veterans Administration’s Yellow Ribbon Program this fall to Post- 9/11 veterans. Fall 2009 is the first semester the new Post-9/11 GI Bill goes into effect. IU East will provide up to 10 qualifying students a direct grant up to $1,500 per academic year under the program and the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs will match the amount.
Indiana University East announced today (June 24) that the Tuition Reciprocity Agreement with Ohio institutions of higher education will be renewed.
The agreement means that IU East will continue to offer Ohio students in neighboring counties in-state tuition rates. The renewal of the Tuition Reciprocity Agreement follows the approval of the Indiana Commission for Higher Education and the Ohio Board of Regents and becomes effective July 1, 2009. The reciprocity agreement allows Indiana and Ohio institutions of higher education to expand postsecondary opportunities across the states’ borders while limiting the cost to taxpayers.
Elliott Miles McKinley is passionate about what he does.
McKinley, an assistant professor of music at Indiana University East, has been instrumental in developing the music major and minor offered at the university since fall 2008. Students can major in music through the Bachelor of Arts in Humanities or minor in music performance, music composition and electronic composition or music theory.
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 spring 2009 Dean’s List. The list is sorted by the student’s listed hometown.