Two Indiana University East students received full scholarships to attend the Preserving Historic Places statewide conference April 11-13 in Whiting, Ind. The Preserving Historic Places: Indiana’s Statewide Preservation Conference is sponsored by the Division of Historic Preservation and Archeology, Indiana University and Indiana Landmarks.
Indiana University East will participate in a statewide tornado drill on Wednesday, March 21, as part of Indiana’s Severe Weather Awareness Week, March 18 to 24.
During “Operation Stormy Weather” all Indiana University campuses will activate a Tornado Warning Test Drill using IU-Notify, the university’s emergency notification system, between 10 and 10:30 a.m. for the first test and between 7:30 and 8 p.m. for the second, both coinciding with the statewide drill. Test messages will be sent to IU East faculty, staff and students via email, text message (SMS), social media, digital signage, campus cable TV and website updates.
The Red Wolves’ shooting stars are All-Americans.
Indiana University East junior gaurd Marcus Isaac (Indianapolis, Ind./Purdue University North Central) is a first-team NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball All-American, and sophomore guard Matt Trimnell (Seymour, Ind./Seymour High School) is an honorable mention All-American.
The Indiana University East men’s basketball team will face No. 15 seed Warner (Fla.) University on March 8 in the first round of the 32-team event in Point Lookout, Mo. First-round games are March 7 and 8 at the College of the Ozarks’ Keeter Gymnasium. The Red Wolves (24-7) and the Royals (23-10) tip off at 2:45 p.m. IU East time on Thursday, March 8.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application priority deadline is Saturday, March 10. By completing the FAFSA, applicants will automatically be considered for most federal and state grants, federal loans, and federal work-study, for the 2012-2013 academic year.
Indiana University East and the Student Activity Advisory Team announced February 16 that Mike Posner will perform in concert at the Richmond High School Tiernan Center at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18.
Indiana University East School of Social Work and Community Care In Union County, Inc. (Head Start/Early Head Start programs) in Liberty, Ind., have developed a close working partnership over the past 12 years. In the last year, IU East has been invited to expand its role as the program’s mental health consultant making this a unique collaboration between the programs.
Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) at Indiana University East recently received a Sam’s Club Step Up for Small Business grant that will help students work with businesses in the Richmond Depot District and Center City Development Corporation to produce YouTube videos. The team was one of 50 recipients nationwide for the $1,500 Sam’s Club award.