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Mar. 06, 2015

DATE:  March 6, 2015 - VINCENNES, Ind. – Buffalo Wild Wings will welcome the Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Team on March 9, 7 p.m., at the restaurant located at 2407 N. Sixth Street in Vincennes. The event will include a meet-and-greet opportunity for fans.

“We want to have this event here at the store for the players and coaching staff to show them how much we appreciate the spectacular season, going undefeated (in the regular season) at 30-0,” said Scott Roberts, general manager of Buffalo Wild Wing’s restaurant. “It will be a great opportunity to celebrate an incredible season record and wish the Trailblazers well in the national tournament.” 

The Trailblazers are 31-0 through the team’s first game of the NJCAA District 16 Tournament that is under...

Mar. 05, 2015

March 4, 2015 - VINCENNES, Ind. - Vincennes University will realign and restructure several academic areas, according to Provost Charles Johnson, vice president for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty.

Effective July 1, the Journalism and Broadcasting academic programs will be combined into a single department to be called the Department of Mass Communication.  The new department will be part of the College of Social Science and Performing Arts, which will add Communication to its title.

“By bringing these disciplines together under one college, Vincennes University will take full advantage of overlapping skills and common interests.  Students will derive the benefit of shared outcomes and opportunities to delve into areas of specialization,” said Eric...

Mar. 04, 2015

March 4, 2015 - VINCENNES, Ind. - Vincennes University was a six-time winner in the 30th Annual Educational Advertising Awards, sponsored by the Higher Education Marketing Report.  VU television advertising won six awards including two Gold awards.

The Educational Advertising Awards is the largest educational advertising awards competition in the country.  This year more than 2,000 entries were received from over 1,000 colleges, universities, and secondary schools from all 50 states and several foreign countries.

“VU greatly benefits from strategic communications that effectively convey the many ways that the University helps students achieve their academic and career goals.  I am very proud of the creative effort and dedication that produced the award-...

Mar. 02, 2015

March 2, 2015 - VINCENNES, Ind. - Four high schools will advance to state competition following a Regional Science Olympiad at Vincennes University on Feb. 28.

Photo - The Rivet High School Science Olympiad team is advancing to the state Science Olympiad on March 21 at Indiana University.  Under the direction of Coach Matt Keller, the team competed at the Regional Science Olympiad at Vincennes University on Feb. 28.

Teams advancing to the state Science Olympiad at Indiana University on March 21 include first-place Bloomington South, New Albany, Terre Haute South, and Vincennes Rivet high schools.  Sullivan H.S. advanced to compete in a wildcard competition with a chance to advance to the state.

Ten teams from eight high...

Mar. 02, 2015

February 27, 2015 - INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Two Vincennes University programs and nine students are the recipients of Indiana Career and Technical Education Awards for Excellence.  The awards were presented Feb. 26 at the Indiana Government Center in Indianapolis.

PHOTO - Vincennes University student recipients of Awards for Excellence are, from left, Ian Jarboe, Sarah Swanson, Wade Berry, Jessica Logsdon, Weston Hasenour, Dakota Brooks, and Austin Stiles.  Not available for the photo was Matthew Young.

Award for Excellence recipients include VU’s Precision Machining Technology program and COPE Student Support Services.  VU students earning awards include Wade Berry, Huntington; Dakota Brooks, Corydon; Jamie Burns, Indianapolis;...


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