Campus News

General topics, such as enrollment growth.

December 21, 2007 |

Indiana University East has received over 125 different suggestions for a new mascot but is encouraging the public to continue submitting their ideas. The online suggestion box for the mascot closes December 31, 2007. The university is in a search of a mascot to replace the current Pioneer. Suggestions to date have a wide range ...

December 18, 2007 |

Indiana University East assistant professor of English, Jean Harper, has received a springtime residency to Yaddo. The artists’ community is located in Saratoga Springs, New York and offers a sanctuary for creative and professional artists. TJ Rivard, chair of the Humanities and Fine Arts Division, said the residency was an honor for Jean to receive. ...

December 13, 2007 |

Indiana University East received two awards from The Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District V during its annual conference in Chicago. On December 11, IU East received the Gold Award and the Silver Award for the campus’ work on the Campaign for Community in 2005-2006. The successful $2.1 million campaign supported ...

December 4, 2007 |

Indiana University East alum Greg Chamness will receive the Indiana University Alumni Association President’s Award this Friday at the Indiana Roof Ballroom in Indianapolis. Chamness is one of eight IU alumni being honored with the award in recognition of their volunteer service to IU and to their communities. The President’s Award was established in 1993 ...

December 3, 2007 |

Indiana University East Entrepreneurship Center will host economic educators from Romania today throughDecember 8. The National Council on Economic Education approved a proposal by Tim Scales, Entrepreneurship Center director, and director of the Center for Economic Education to participate as a host for the Study Tour on Economic Education in the United States. Four individuals ...

November 29, 2007 |

Indiana University East is on the search for a new mascot. Interim Chancellor Nasser Paydar accepted a recommendation last week from a steering committee of students, faculty, staff, and alumni to change the mascot name from the Pioneers. “It is an exciting time at IU East,” said Paydar. “We are looking forward to creating a ...

November 7, 2007 |

Indiana University East distributed $2.6 million in scholarships today to area high school guidance counselors from Indiana and Ohio during its annual Counselors’ Breakfast held Wednesday, November 7. “We are collaborating with high school counselors to increase the level of attainment in the communities we serve together,” said interim Chancellor Nasser Paydar. “By providing counselors ...

November 2, 2007 |

Indiana University East announced the winners of the Whitewater Valley Annual Art Competition Wednesday, October 31 during a reception for the artists. David Russick, former director/curator of the Herron Galleries at the Herron School of Art and Design at IUPUI and currently works for the Indianapolis Museum of Art, publicly juried the competition held on ...

November 1, 2007 |

Jeannette Walls, author of The Glass Castle, will visit Indiana University East on Wednesday, November 28. The public is welcome to attend a free reading at 7 p.m. in Vivian Auditorium, located in Whitewater Hall. “We are very fortunate in getting someone of the stature of Jeannette Walls to come to our campus, not only ...