Indiana University East is now a member of the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (KIAC). The announcement today comes days after IU East was accepted to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). IU East became an official NAIA member on Monday, October 1. Joining the KIAC is the final step in IU East’s process to launch intercollegiate athletics.
Indiana University will have a week-long celebration in honor of the inauguration of its 18th President Michael A. McRobbie. As part of Celebrate IU Week, Indiana University East will host a series of faculty lectures. “The Inauguration of President McRobbie: A Celebration through Faculty Colloquia” will include presentations by six IU East faculty.
Bloomington, Ind. – Students from all eight Indiana University campuses will have the opportunity to show how they “Celebrate IU” through a video contest sponsored by the Indiana University Office of Creative Services in partnership with Union Board.
Richmond, Ind. – Indiana University East is pleased to announce its third student to receive the Indiana University Presidential Scholar award chosen from the Richmond campus. IU awarded the scholarship to 68 students to attend the university and its regional campuses as members of the class of Adam W. Herbert Presidential Scholars. From IU East, Kayla Bush of Winchester recently received the scholarship. Bush attended Winchester Community High School.
Richmond, Ind. – Between the two major red scares of the twentieth century, a police raid on a Communist Party Bookstore in Oklahoma City marked an important lesson in the history of American freedom. Shirley A. Wiegand and Wayne A. Wiegand share the compelling story of this important case for the first time. They reveal how state power – with support from local media and businesses – was used to trample individuals’ civil rights during an era in which citizens were gripped by fear of foreign subversion.
For a complete listing of events for “IU East Athletics Day,” please visit http://www.iue.edu/mediarelations/?p=26.
Richmond, Ind. – Today the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced that it officially accepted IU East as a member of its association at its national meeting in Kansas. IU East will now pursue conference membership in the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletics Conference.
Richmond, Ind. – Indiana University East invites the community to an NAIA Tip-Off Party on Tuesday, October 2, to celebrate joining the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). The official announcement regarding IU East’s membership is expected Monday, October 1, from the NAIA during its national meeting in Kansas.
Indiana University East is inviting area high school students and anyone who may be interested in exploring nursing as a career, to visit the IU East campus for a special Nursing Campus Day on Thursday, October 25.
Lillian Casillas, the director of La Casa located on the Indiana University Bloomington campus, will visit Indiana University East on Monday, September 24 as part of Hispanic Heritage Month. Casillas will speak with area Latino youth and their parents on diversity in the Latino/a culture as well as the importance of a college education. The event is in partnership with Amigos, the Richmond Latino center.
Wagers graduated in May 2007 from Centerville High School. He received his high school diploma with honors. While in high school, Wagers was a member of the National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society and several citizenship awards.