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The Trustees IU East Faculty Recognition Awards

The Trustees IU East Faculty Recognition Awards

A Message from IU East Chancellor Kathy Cruz-Uribe! I am pleased to announce this year’s Trustees IU East Faculty Recognition Award recipients. These outstanding faculty will receive recognition awards during this year’s Honors Convocation on Thursday, April 20, at 6:15 p.m. in Vivian Auditorium. The ceremony will be preceded by a reception in Whitewater Lobby at 5:30 p.m. I hope you will be able to join us to congratulate the winners in person. This year’s recipients are: Progress Award for New Faculty: Josh Tolbert, assistant professor of special education Teaching Award for New Faculty: Shelly Burns, lecturer of nursing Helen Lees Award for Excellence in Teaching: Denise Bullock, associate professor of sociology Excellence in Research Award: Duane Emerson Lundy, associate professor … Continued
Appeals on Wheels to visit IU East on March 23

Appeals on Wheels to visit IU East on March 23

The Indiana Court of Appeals will visit Indiana University East at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 23, to hear oral argument. The court case will be argued in Vivian Auditorium, located in Whitewater Hall. The event is sponsored by the Criminal Justice Program of the IU East School of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Wayne County Bar Association. Assistant Professor of Political Science E. Scott Lee is the faculty coordinator for the event. Judge Robert R. Altice “This is a wonderful opportunity for students and the community alike to come and sit in on a live Indiana Court of Appeals session here on our campus. This does not happen very often and much will be learned about our state’s … Continued
Professor Emeritus endows $625,000 gift for scholarships, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Professor Emeritus endows $625,000 gift for scholarships, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Paul Kriese Paul Kriese has endowed one of the largest gifts from a faculty member to Indiana University East and the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS). Kriese, professor emeritus of political science, is gifting $625,000 that will be used to fund Honors Program scholarships; Criminal Justice and Social Sciences programs; the Paul Kriese Scholarship for Service Engagement; and the Paul Kriese Humanities and Social Sciences endowed fund. This is in addition to Kriese’s 2005 gift of $70,000 which created the Florence and Richard Kriese Memorial Scholarship in honor of his parents. IU East Chancellor Kathryn Cruz-Uribe said the gift illustrates Krieses’ life-long passion for community, civic engagement and support for students. “Paul has dedicated his professional and personal … Continued
“Let’s Talk” Series to focus on cancer

“Let’s Talk” Series to focus on cancer

The “Let’s Talk” series returns with discussions focused on the current topics and concerns on cancer. “Let’s Talk” will be broadcast live from 7-8 p.m. on WETV Channel 20 on Tuesday, February 21, and Tuesday, March 7. Each episode the panelists will discuss background information, statistics and the prevalence of cancer in Richmond and Wayne County. Panelists will also provide a general overview and understanding of cancer as well as first steps to prevention, screenings, and community resources for information and help. The discussion will be led by moderator Ange Cooksey, M.A., senior lecturer in Humanities at IU East. “Let’s Talk” is an interactive forum for students, faculty, and members of the community. The series is sponsored by the School … Continued
Histories and Memories national juried exhibit awards announced

Histories and Memories national juried exhibit awards announced

Indiana University East Fine Arts program is hosting its third national juried exhibition, themed “Histories and Memories,” with the support of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and Mindful Explorations. The exhibit is open now through March 3 in the Tom Thomas Gallery, located in Whitewater Hall and online at http://www.iue.edu/gallery/nje/memories/. Joshua Hagler Awards were announced during a reception on January 26. The “Histories and Memories” exhibit includes the 36 works by 28 artists from 19 states chosen by juror Joshua Hagler. The exhibit received over 500 entries from across the country. The exhibit is compiled of diverse media and styles of works. Prior to the Award Ceremony, Hagler presented a lecture. His work has followed a natural evolution … Continued