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Aug. 29, 2014

SIA partners with two universities to recruit highly skilled workforce

Lafayette, Ind. - Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. (SIA) announced today the launch of a new internship program aimed at bridging the gap between post-secondary educational opportunities in Indiana and highly-skilled job opportunities in the manufacturing industry. A collaboration between SIA, Vincennes University and the Purdue College of Technology, the SIA Advanced Internship in Manufacturing (AIM) Program provides select Vincennes students with an internship opportunity in Computer Integrated Manufacturing, combining classroom education with real-world, hands-on work experience.

Indiana Commissioner of Higher Education Teresa Lubbers joined representatives from SIA, Vincennes University and...

Aug. 28, 2014

In terms of full time equivalency enrollment system wide, Deetz said that it is up too, driven by more full time students and incoming students.

“We feel pretty good about our enrollment as we stand today. University-wide, I feel certain we are going to grow again. Last year we were over 18,300 and I think we will exceed that number this year. We know that Project Excel and Early College enrollments are going to grow. The Vincennes Campus is growing and Distance Education and our Military Education Program are growing. So we feel pretty good where we stand in growth today, and we’re always looking for ways to grow even more,” Helton said.

Board Chair J. R. Gaylor reported that the President Helton received a favorable annual review by the trustees.

“According to...

Aug. 21, 2014

VINCENNES, Ind. - Several area businesses will offer samples of their food products at A Taste of Vincennes on Aug. 26, 5:00-7:00 PM (EDT), at Vincennes University’s Intramural Field.  The site is near the Tecumseh Dining Center and parking is available across from the P.E. Complex on Chestnut Street. 

The public is invited to attend.  Tickets cost $5 per person and can be purchased at the gate.  VU students and employees admitted free with ID.  This event is sponsored by VU’s Campus Activities Board (CAB) and radio station WFML.

Participating businesses include Gracie’s, Apple Hill Orchard, Quickies, GNC, Extreme Nutrition & Smoothies, Charlies Caramel Corn & Candy Shop, Baker’s Alley, J. Gumbo’s, Noble Roman’s, The Big Peach, and Patty Cakes.

Aug. 21, 2014

VINCENNES, Ind. - "Encore" performances of The Cast of Beatlemania and David Phelps Classic Christmas will be presented by the Vincennes University Alumni Community Series at VU's Red Skelton Performing Arts Center.  Tickets for the "Encore" performances are on sale at the Dayson Foundation and Alumni Center on the corner of Third Street and College Avenue.  Tickets may also be purchased by phone at 812-888-4354 or 800-945-ALUM (2586).

Two performances of Beatlemania will take place on Sept. 20.  Alumni Community Series season ticket holders are invited to attend the 6:00 p.m. (EDT) show.  The 9:00 p.m. "Encore" show will be open to the public and tickets are $35 for adults, $30 for seniors (60+), $25 for VU employees and retired, and $20 for students.  The Cast of...

Aug. 21, 2014

VINCENNES, Ind. - Vincennes University's Red Skelton Performing Arts Center will host the Friends of The Bob & Tom Show Comedy Tour on Oct. 4 at 7:00 p.m. (EDT).

Tickets go on sale Friday at 9:00 a.m. and can be purchased online at, by calling 812-888-4039, or in person at the Skelton Center Box Office, 20 Red Skelton Blvd.  Tickets cost $27 per person and include a $1 donation to the Red Cross.  This show is recommended for those 18 years old and older.  The performance is sponsored by The Bob & Tom Show and WBTO 102.3/WAOV 1450.

Hosted by Bob & Tom’s own Chick McGee, scheduled performers include comedians David Dyer (www.daviddyercomedy....


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