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December 5, 2019 |

Chera LaForge, associate professor of political science and chair of Criminal Justice and Political Science, has received a Quality Matters Certification for her online course, Gender and Politics (POLS-Y324). This is LaForge’s second course to earn an official Quality Matters certification. LaForge previously received a Quality Matters certification in July 2018 for her course Analyzing ...

November 27, 2019 |

It’s definitely appropriate that senior Samantha Elleman is the recipient of this fall’s Distinguished Alumni Service Award (DASA). She’s been at IU East since before she was born in 1997. Say what? Elleman explains that her mother, Amanda, is a 1997 graduate: “She was four months pregnant with me when she graduated with her degree ...

November 26, 2019 |

Indiana University East awarded eight scholarships for the 2019 Summer Research Scholars Program. Graduate and undergraduate students receive $2,000 to conduct a research project under the supervision of a faculty mentor. Funding for the competitive program is provided by the Indiana University Office of the Vice Provost for Research and is matched by funds from ...

Cassidy Whitehead of Richmond, Indiana, is a senior biochemistry and psychology major at IU East. She received an IU Presidential Summer Research Fellowship and spent two months on a research project in Bloomington this summer.

November 25, 2019 |

Cassidy Whitehead, a senior completing a double major in biochemistry and psychology, spent two months this past summer in Bloomington researching how cannabis affects and individual’s decision-making process. The research project, “Cannabis Use and Decision-Making: A Focus on Delay Discounting,” in collaboration with of Sharlene Newman, professor of psychological and brain sciences and an associate ...

portrait of Samuel Roberts and Sidne Thompson

November 25, 2019 |

Samuel Roberts, Centerville, Indiana, and Sidne Thompson, Richmond, Indiana, are the 2019 recipients of Paul and Pat Lingle Scholars Program. The scholarship award will continue throughout their pursuit of a four-year degree at Indiana University East. Both are graduates of Centerville High School. Roberts is a business administration major. “I chose business because I have ...

November 22, 2019 |

Indiana University East’s School of Education ranks as one of the top public universities producing the most effective teachers in Indiana. The Indiana Department of Education evaluated first, second, and third-year teachers based on four performance standards: highly effective, effective, improvement necessary, and ineffective as part of its annual performance evaluations, RISE. The annual performance ...

November 15, 2019 |

Ginger Gray, with her husband Cory Gray, is gifting $250,000 to Indiana University East. The Ginger Gray Spirit of Philanthropy Fund will provide opportunities for students and student clubs to apply for funding that supports philanthropic efforts on and off campus. The gift was announced by IU Board of Trustee member Donna Spears during the ...

November 15, 2019 |

Indiana University East honored three individuals for their service to the university and within the community during the Chancellor’s Medallion Dinner held tonight (November 15) in the Whitewater Hall Lobby. The Chancellor’s Medallion Dinner is IU East’s official Indiana University Bicentennial event. As part of the formal dinner this year the event included the presentation ...

platform party unveils bicentennial marker plaque on rock

November 5, 2019 |

Indiana University East unveiled an Indiana University Bicentennial Marker and a State Historical Marker today (November 5) during a dedication ceremony. The markers are located in front of Whitewater Hall, IU East’s first building on campus. The dedication ceremony was led by IU East Chancellor Kathy Cruz-Uribe and platform guests Melissa Vance, CEO of the ...

November 5, 2019 |

Young professionals in Wayne County can help provide a better understanding of the local and regional economy. The Business and Economic Research Center (BERC) of the School of Business and Economics at Indiana University East is partnering with the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) of Wayne County and the Helping Young Professionals Engage (HYPE) – Richmond ...