Breanna “Bre” Nowak moved over 580 miles from her hometown in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, to Richmond, Indiana, to live her dream of playing golf at the collegiate level and earn her undergraduate degree. The first Red Wolf athlete from the state of Wisconsin, Nowak first came to IU East as a high school recruit from Chippewa Falls.
Indiana University East celebrated the accomplishments of its students during the annual Honors Convocation held April 18.
Chancellor’s Scholar Awards are campus-wide awards, presented to the highest achieving seniors, by academic school.
Indiana University East will host its 48th Commencement Ceremony at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 10, at the Richmond High School Tiernan Center.
This year, the university will confer 804 baccalaureate degrees and 38 master’s degrees.
Three Indiana University East faculty recently received approval for promotion and/or tenure by by President Michael McRobbie and the Indiana University Board of Trustees. Additionally, one faculty member who holds a clinical rank was approved for a long-term contract. All are effective beginning the 2019-2020 academic year.
First Bank Richmond is celebrating IU Day on Wednesday, April 10, with a $10,000 matching gift opportunity for alumni and friends of the campus.
Indiana University East presented several faculty and staff with awards during the Faculty and Staff Recognition celebration held March 28.
Gloria Dixon, clinical assistant professor of nursing, received the Helen Lees Award for Excellence in Teaching. The award was established in 1991. Professor Emeritus Lees passed away in 1992, but her spirit continues in this annual award to honor a full-time faculty member who has taught at least 10 semesters at IU East.
Student Research Day featured the work of students at Indiana University East on March 29.
The presentations included independent scholarship from courses, independent studies, summer research programs, Honors Program projects and creative endeavors.
Indiana University East will present Indiana University Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters to Craig Kinyon and Charlie Nelms during its 48th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 10.
Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie will confer the honorary degrees at the ceremony.
The Indiana University East School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) will present the Regional Writers Series featuring Appalachian woodworker and poet Steven Scafidi on Wednesday, April 3. The HSS Regional Writers Series brings both established and emerging writers of significance to campus for workshops and public readings.
Indiana University East’s School of Business and Economics will offer its speaker series this spring featuring Victor V. Claar, Ph.D., associate professor of economics in the Lutgert College of Business at Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers.