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Oct. 05, 2015

VINCENNES, Ind. - The Indiana Court of Appeals Oral Argument Event scheduled for October 6, 2015, at Vincennes University has been cancelled due to the death of Judge Patrick Sullivan.  Judge Sullivan was Indiana's longest serving Court of Appeals judge.  The event will be rescheduled.

Oct. 02, 2015

The Vincennes University community mourns for the victims of yesterday’s shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon. This tragic loss of life is a startling reminder that we all must remain vigilant in our efforts to ensure that all members of our University are in a safe environment. Everyone should be aware that threats or harassment aimed at any employee or student will not be tolerated at Vincennes University. Such incidents should be referred immediately to VU officials.

Safety and security measures, “Silent Witness”and crime reporting information, the University Watch program, and Vincennes University Police Department (VUPD) information should be reviewed at as well as the University Emergency Management...

Oct. 01, 2015

VINCENNES, Ind. - Citing Vincennes University as the “linchpin of Indiana’s future,” VU Interim President Chuck Johnson told donors at Wednesday’s VU Foundation Annual Dinner that their support was important.

"VU is at the center of innovative education and workforce solutions in Indiana because of our reputation for producing graduates who have the knowledge and skills to be successful in their careers and their continued education.  Our quality reputation was built over many years - by hundreds of hard-working VU faculty and staff - and it is one of our greatest assets.  As we grow, maintaining our quality must remain a top priority," Johnson said.

Referring to Indiana’s efforts to make post-secondary education more accessible and affordable, Johnson said...

Sep. 30, 2015

VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University Blues Ensemble and String Ensemble will present a Blues Night Coffeehouse, 8:00 p.m. (EDT), on Oct. 8.  The concert will take place in the Beckes Student Union Food Court.  Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.

The groups will perform works by the Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, Allman Brothers, and Elvin Bishop along with newer tunes by Kacey Musgrave and Natalie Grant.  Several classic blues numbers will also be covered.

Special guest performers will be Kelsey Barr and Bonnie Hinkle.

Sep. 30, 2015

VINCENNES, Ind. - “Taking Place,” an exhibition of two unique styles of documentary photography by Elizabeth M. Claffey and Alexandra McNichols-Torroledo, opened today at Vincennes University’s Shircliff Gallery of Art and will run through Oct. 29, 2015.  Admission is free and the public is invited to view the exhibition.

Gallery hours are 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday; 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Fridays; and 12:00 Noon to 3:00 p.m. on Sundays.  The Gallery will be closed Oct. 19-20 for Fall Break.

McNichols-Torroledo will address VU students at an Artist Talk on Oct. 1, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon (EDT), in the Center for Art and Design, Room 102, and a Photography Workshop on Oct. 2, 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 Noon, in Room C109.  Claffey will offer an...


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