bicentennial

bicentennial

Collecting Our History

Collecting Our History

As part of IU’s Bicentennial efforts, every campus is collecting oral histories from their alumni, creating a large and lasting archive of what life was like for our students and what IU has meant in their lives. But since IU East’s 50th Anniversary is also approaching, we are seeking to create a more comprehensive collection of oral histories, including alumni, faculty, staff, administrators, and allies in the community. Cassidy Clouse has begun the process with staff who are also alumni, and has previously reported on her efforts in this blog. I have been given the honor of speaking to some of our older staff and supporters, in addition to IU East alumni. David Fulton I was privileged to speak with … Continued
Living History

Living History

Indiana University’s bicentennial will take place in 2020 and Indiana University East’s semicentennial will take place shortly after in 2021. To celebrate the legacy of IU we have been collecting the oral histories from alumni; the following five interview summaries are from IU East alumni who have chosen to continue their experiences at the college through their careers. Thank you to Lora Baldwin, Ashlee Brown, Tracy Amyx, Marcia Sloan, and Tony Foster for taking the time to donate their recollections to the IUE archives! If you are an alumni who would like to share your experiences at IU East, please complete this quick form, thank you! http://iue.libsurveys.com/oralhistory Lora Baldwin Lora Baldwin, Associate Librarian for Information Technology, has worked here for … Continued
Alumni Oral Histories

Alumni Oral Histories

Hello! My name is Cassidy Clouse; I’m the bicentennial intern at IU East this semester. I’m an Honors student double majoring in Psychology and Human Life Science with minors in Chemistry and Neuroscience, and after graduation I will attend graduate school to obtain my PsyD. On campus I am a student ambassador, Supplemental Instructor for Physics, Treasurer of Student Government Association, Vice President of Psychology Club, and Secretary of the service-learning Circle K Club. My main purpose as the bicentennial intern is to document IU East history. Along with other student workers in the library, I’ve been indexing and categorizing archived student newspapers, The Pioneer Press, from the 1970s. The biggest way history will be documented on our campus is … Continued