Indiana University East is no longer the smallest Indiana University regional campus in terms of credit hours. IU East surpassed IU Kokomo in the number of credit hours taken by students enrolled in the spring 2010 semester.
Indiana University East will hold a special tribute to Tom Thomas (1945-2009), late associate professor fine of fine arts, at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 28, in Vivian Auditorium. The tribute will honor his immense impact on the campus and its students.
For the fourth consecutive semester Indiana University East has experienced the highest rate of enrollment growth among all Indiana University campuses, according to preliminary figures from the first day of classes.
Indiana University East students who take 12 or more credit hours and complete the semester with a grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale are named to the Indiana University East Dean’s List. The following is the fall 2009 Dean’s List. The list is sorted by the student’s listed hometown.
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 fall 2009 Chancellor’s List. The list is sorted by the student’s listed hometown.
Indiana University East will hold its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at 1 p.m. on Thursday, January 21, in the Whitewater Hall Lobby. The event will feature speaker Phyllis Boanes, professor of history and past director of the African and African American Studies Program at Earlham College.
The upcoming exhibit at Indiana University East will feature a glimpse of India from four different photographers. “Glimpses of Unfamiliar India” will be on display January 25 to March 12 in The Gallery and Meijer Artway.
The exhibit features the photography of Satya Banga, Jon Hughes, Sean Hughes, and Philip Oechsli.
Victoria Hicks of Richmond, Ind., is Indiana University East’s recipient of the Indiana University Presidential Scholar award for this academic year. IU awards the Adam W. Herbert Presidential Scholars award to incoming students at each campus. Hicks, IU East’s fifth Presidential Scholar, attended Randolph Southern High School in Lynn, Ind.
Music Department’s Holiday Choral Concert
Indiana University East students will perform a selection of holiday music on Monday, December 14. The Music Department’s Holiday Choral Concert will be at 7 p.m. at the Reid Presbyterian Church, 1004 North A Street.
As an alumnus of Indiana University East, Rev. Mark Wesler has volunteered his time on the alumni board of directors and provided the invocation at commencement, celebrating with each new class as they graduated. Even though he has since moved away from Richmond, Wesler continues to visit the campus and is involved in alumni activities.