The Indiana University East Enactus team won a regional championship in its league during the Enactus United States Regional Competition Exposition held April 12 in Chicago. The team will advance to the national competition May 21-23 in Kansas City.
Indiana University East students who take 12 or more credit hours and complete the semester with a grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale are named to the Indiana University East Dean’s List. The following is the fall 2012 Dean’s List. The list is sorted by the student’s listed hometown.
At Indiana University East, full-time students with outstanding academic achievement are recognized by being named to the Chancellor’s List, the highest semester-based academic achievement that students can attain. The following is the fall 2012 Chancellor’s List. The list is sorted by the student’s listed hometown.
Indiana University East continues to increase its record enrollment in both the number of students enrolled on campus and the number enrolled through its online degree completion programs. Compared to spring 2012, IU East has increased its enrollment by 15.7 percent (3,872 headcount). Students will take 6.3 percent more credit hours this spring semester compared to spring 2012, a total of 35,400 credit hours.
The Indiana University East Honors Program inducted 66 students, its largest group to date, during the annual Honors Induction and Pinning Ceremony held November 15 in Vivian Auditorium. The Honors Program is an academic program that provides an intellectually enriched curriculum for highly-motivated students.
Indiana University East welcomes community supporters to the Spirit of Philanthropy Luncheon to thank these individuals for their contributions to scholarships, internships, leadership experiences and community service opportunities for students. The luncheon is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17, at Forest Hills Country Club in Richmond. The event raises funds for scholarships and other community involvement experiences that provide important skill-building experiences for students.
Danielle Peckinpaugh and Tyler Johnson have been chosen as the 2012 Lingle Scholars. The scholarship award will continue throughout their pursuit of a four-year degree at Indiana University East.
Both graduated in June 2012 and are freshmen at IU East this fall. Peckinpaugh is a graduate of Lincoln High School and Johnson is a graduate of Northeastern High School.
Indiana University East is using a grant from the Tides Center to develop “A New Model for Productivity at Traditional Four-Year Institutions.” The Lumina Foundation is providing the funding.
“IU East has earned national and statewide recognition for a model of higher education that is productive, efficient and still of high quality,” said Larry Richards, IU East Interim Chancellor. “The $385,945 grant will provide support to develop further our model for productivity. The model has garnered interest from four-year institutions around the country and, by developing the model, other institutions may be able to adapt it for their own use.”
The Indiana University East Center for Entrepreneurship and Richmond Community Schools will partner together this summer to offer high school students a two-week program that will help to market the community. The Center for Entrepreneurship is a part of the IU East School of Business and Economics.
At Indiana University East, full-time students with outstanding academic achievement are recognized by being named to the Chancellor’s List, the highest semester-based academic achievement that students can attain. The following is the spring 2012 Chancellor’s List. The list is sorted by the student’s listed hometown.