Indiana University East has initiated a new scholarship for Twenty-first Century High School Scholars. Junior or senior high school students can apply for the $500 per year scholarship for use during the fall, spring or summer semesters.
The Indiana University East Alumni Association would like to invite members of the community and other interested individuals to submit nominations for the Indiana University East Distinguished Alumni Award.
The IU East Distinguished Alumni Award provides an opportunity to recognize outstanding Indiana University East alumni who have distinguished themselves through personal and professional accomplishments, community service, involvement with the university, and involvement with the Alumni Association.
IU-Notify, a new emergency communications system, has been implemented at Indiana University East. The system allows IU East to quickly notify students, faculty, and staff of a campus emergency – such as cancellation of classes due to a snowstorm or a potentially dangerous situation on campus – through voice, e-mail, and text messages.
It’s a night of funk, soul and R&B with one of the finest collegiate popular music ensembles. IU Soul Revue returns to Indiana University East with its energetic show at 7 p.m. on February 21. The performance will be held in Vivian Auditorium, located in Whitewater Hall, and is free and open to the public.
Established in 1971, IU Soul Revue is known for its musicianship and delivery of sounds of timeless R&B, soul, funk and contemporary urban black popular music. Performances feature original compositions along with arrangements of works recorded by Stevie Wonder; Earth, Wind and Fire; Patti Labelle, Kelly Price, D’Angelo, Mary J. Blige, Eric Benet and more. The Revue is a full ensemble, featuring male and female lines, horns, rhythm section, at times augmented by strings and dancers.
The IU East Office of Multicultural Affairs is sponsoring the event. For more information about this event, call Tim Williams, director of Multicultural Affairs, at (765) 973-8320. For more information about events at IU East, visit the university’s Web site at www.iue.edu.
Four students from Indiana University East have been selected to present at the International Conference for the International Center for Supplemental Instruction in Orlando, Florida. The conference will be held May 28-30, 2008.
The Indiana University East Supplemental Instruction Program will receive the Award for Outstanding Supplemental Instruction Program at the Fifth International Conference on SI in Orlando, Florida, May 28-30, 2008. The award will be presented by the International Center for Supplemental Instruction with headquarters at the University of Missouri in Kansas City.
The Indiana University Board of Trustees approved a proposal by Indiana University East to offer a Master of Social Work degree at its campus in Richmond. Approval for the graduate program came during the trustees’ business meeting today held at the IU East campus.
The Indiana University East Office of Continuing Education in cooperation with the IU East Center for Entrepreneurship will be offering two, three-week sessions of workshops for anyone interested in learning how to write a business plan.
Indiana University East is one step closer to naming a new mascot. The IU East mascot steering committee has narrowed the 165 different nominations to five finalists.
The university is now inviting the public to vote for a favorite finalist.
Mardi Bergen, Indiana University East communication and theatre senior lecturer, received the 2008 Martin Luther King Jr. Multicultural and Diversity Enhancement Award Thursday, January 17. Bergen received the award during the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at IU East.