Indiana University Police Department-East welcomed its two newly sworn officers to campus after graduating from the 45th class of the IU Police Academy on August 11. Cadet Officers Mitch Burelison, Centerville, Indiana, and Rikki Foust, Eldorado, Ohio, graduated from the IU Police Academy at the Indiana Memorial Union in Bloomington.
IU East’s Run with the Wolves 5K race scheduled for tomorrow, July 21, has been cancelled. The cancellation comes as a result of the continued law enforcement search for two dangerous fugitives who are thought to be near the IU East campus. The cancellation is to help ensure the safety of our 5K participants, sponsors, volunteers and staff.
Indiana University East and the New Castle Community School Corporation have developed a plan for the future use of the Danielson Learning Center that will continue serving the educational needs of Henry County residents.
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 highest semester-based academic achievement that students can attain.
The following is the spring 2018 IU East Chancellor’s List. The list is sorted by the student’s listed hometown.