Indiana University East will host three training sessions on Human Sex Trafficking July 23-24, 2018. Each training session will pertain to a specific audience: members of the community, service providers, and law enforcement.
Janis Buhl-Macy is the recipient of the 2018 ATHENA Leadership Award® for Wayne County and the ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award winner is Jessie Pilewski.
Buhl-Macy and Pilewski were presented with the awards during the ATHENA celebration dinner held June 21 at Forest Hills Country Club in Richmond. The event recognizes women leaders who motivate, inspire and create positive change in the community.
Indiana University East awarded nine scholarships for the 2018 Summer Research Scholars Program. Graduate and undergraduate students receive $2,000 to conduct a research project under the supervision of a faculty mentor.
This summer two students are learning more about diversity, social activism and how they could enhance opportunities at Indiana University East for students.
IU East students Taylor Webster and Mary Webster, sisters from Richmond, Indiana, attended the 31st Annual National Conference for Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE®) held in New Orleans, May 28 to June 2. They were joined at the conference by Latishea Varnesdeel, special assistant to the chancellor and chief diversity officer, Sheila Armstead, director of field/clinical assistant professor for the School of Social Work, and Cal Simpson, lecturer for the School of Business and Economics and advisor to the Multicultural Affairs Club.
This year’s speaker for the ATHENA Leadership Award® Dinner will be Blair Milo, first secretary for Career Connections and Talent for the State of Indiana.
A first-time collaborative course between the Indiana University East School of Humanities and Social Sciences and the School of Business and Economics allowed students to study how political, economic and cultural processes of globalization have changed relationships between China and the West.
At Indiana University East, full-time students with outstanding academic achievement are recognized by being named to the Chancellor’s List. The Chancellor’s List is tabulated each semester for full-time students. It includes any student in good standing at the conclusion of the semester who completed at least 12 credit hours of graded coursework and attained a 4.0 grade point average in that semester.
At Indiana University East, outstanding undergraduate academic achievement is recognized by naming students who take 12 or more credit hours and complete the semester with a grade point average of 3.5 or higher in that semester, and does not qualify for the Chancellor’s List.
Marcy Jance, associate professor of business administration, has been named a regional recipient of the 2018 ACBSP Teaching Excellence Award. The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) recognizes individuals each year who exemplify teaching excellence in the classroom.
Kristoffer Rees, assistant professor of political science, is one of 10 scholars selected to attend the Eurasian Migration 2018 Summer Research Lab at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), June 11-15. The summer workshop is offered through the Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center at UIUC.