Indiana University East’s Hispanic Heritage Month celebration includes several events and activities offered by the World Languages and Cultures department and the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Associate Professor of Psychology Beth Trammell will offer a community-based workshop series, “Making Words Matter with Kids,” to teach parents, teachers and caregivers how to effectively communicate with children between the ages of 18 months and 12 years. The workshop series is made possible through an Indiana University Women’s Philanthropy Leadership Council award Trammell received in spring 2018.
Tall Paul, a Native American Hip-Hop artist, will visit Indiana University East at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 2, in Vivian Auditorium, located in Whitewater Hall. He will share his music and insight on Native American issues.
Ayanna Thompson, Ph.D., will present on “Shakespeare, Race, and Performance: What We Still Don’t Know” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20, in Whitewater Hall Room 132.
Indiana University East in partnership with Earlham College and Genesis of Richmond will join together to host Walk a Mile in Her Shoes from 11 a.m. to 12:30 on Tuesday, October 24, on the IU East quad. Registration is open at 10 a.m. This event is sponsored by Whitewater Broadcasting station, G101.3, and Brewer Broadcasting stations, Kicks96 and 101.7 The Point.
Angie Dickman is the recipient of the 2017 ATHENA Leadership Award® for Wayne County. Dickman, of Richmond, Ind., was presented the award during the ATHENA celebration dinner held June 22 at Forest Hills Country Club in Richmond. The event recognizes women leaders who motivate, inspire and create positive change in the community.
Wayne Bank and Indiana University East have partnered for the fourth year to bring the ATHENA Leadership Award to Wayne County. The ATHENA Leadership award is presented to an individual who is honored for their professional excellence, community service and for actively assisting women in their attainment of professional excellence and leadership skills.
Indiana University East and Richmond Parks and Recreation will dedicate and name the newly renovated tennis courts at Glen Miller Park at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 15. The courts will be known as Kyle Tom Courts in recognition of the philanthropist’s generosity to the university and community.
Middle and high school students who need assistance with math can receive help from Indiana University East’s Center for Service-Learning. The center offers Math Counts!, a tutoring program that pairs college students one-on-one with younger students to provide math tutoring free of charge.
The next upcoming Legislative Forum at Indiana University East will be held from 8-9 a.m. on Friday, February 24, in the Springwood Hall Graf Center.
The forum is free and open to the public.