Indiana University East is nearly to its goal of raising $1.7 million philanthropically for the $4.7 million Student Events Center, a multi-purpose addition to Springwood Hall. IU East has committed $3 million to the project from savings and efficiencies created over the past few years.
Indiana University East presented two awards, one to IU East faculty and staff and one to the Wayne County Foundation, for their generous support of the campus and its students during the annual Spirit of Philanthropy Luncheon held October 17 at Forest Hills Country Club. Vice Chancellor for External Affairs Rob Zinkan presented the awards.
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.
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 Student Support Services and Fifth Freedom Network is sponsoring is sponsoring several activities on the Richmond campus during the annual Disabilities Awareness Week beginning Monday, March 24. The purpose of the event is to highlight the progress made since the passage of civil rights protections for people with disabilities and some of the barriers still remaining to quality education.