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IU East to join Hoosiers for Higher Education for Statehouse visit

IU East to join Hoosiers for Higher Education for Statehouse visit

Over 75 students, alumni and staff from Indiana University East will attend Indiana University’s 18th annual Hoosiers for Higher Education Statehouse Visit on Tuesday, February 17.  This year Purdue University will join IU as part of Innovation Alliance Day.

IU East is taking its largest group ever to discuss higher education and the campus’ request for a Health and Wellness Center with state senators and representatives. IU has included $17.5 million for construction of the center in its 2009-11 capital appropriations request submitted to the General Assembly this year.

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NSSE student survey results show IU East receives high marks

NSSE student survey results show IU East receives high marks

Indiana University East has improved in several areas based on the input of 223 randomly selected first-year and senior students who completed the National Survey of Student Engagement and Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) conducted in spring 2008. Results were recently released to IU East.

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Bear Creek Coffee provides IU East a coffeehouse atmosphere

Bear Creek Coffee provides IU East a coffeehouse atmosphere

Bear Creek Coffee has established itself as the campus coffeehouse at Indiana University East. Since officially opening its campus location in the fall, in the Graf Center of Springwood Hall, the lounge has been a central gathering space for students to study and play and faculty and staff to meet.

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Retention focus of newly created IU East office for students

Retention focus of newly created IU East office for students

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Indiana University East is undertaking a major initiative to ensure the success of its students by putting in place programs and services that will support student persistence toward degree completion in as timely a manner as possible. To manage this initiative, an Office of Retention and First-Year Programs has been created and co-located in the Lobby of Whitewater Hall with a new Student Information Center and the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Under the Dean of Students, these offices are working to improve the four-year college experience for all students.

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Homecoming King and Queen announced

Homecoming King and Queen announced

Derrick Stump, of Pitsburg, Ohio, and Carri Pyle, of Richmond, are now homecoming royalty. The IU East

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students were named the 2008 Homecoming King and Queen during the bonfire Thursday, November 6 after the nominees had been narrowed to three lords and three ladies. The Homecoming Royalty was also introduced during the IU East/Holiday Inn Richmond Classic men’s basketball homecoming tournament November 8.

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IU East gives out over $5 million in scholarships to high school guidance counselors

IU East gives out over $5 million in scholarships to high school guidance counselors

Indiana University East distributed $5.04 million in scholarships today to area high school guidance counselors from Indiana and Ohio during its annual Counselors’ Breakfast held Thursday, November 13.

“We are once again collaborating with high school counselors to increase the level of attainment in the communities we serve together,” said Interim Chancellor Nasser Paydar. “By providing counselors with this tool, we are investing in the future of individual students and our region.”

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IU East pursuing plans for Health and Wellness Center

IU East pursuing plans for Health and Wellness Center

Indiana University has included a $17.5 million request for a Health and Wellness Center on the campus of Indiana University East in its 2009-11 capital appropriations request that will be submitted to the General Assembly later this year. The capital appropriations request has been approved by the IU Board of Trustees.

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