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Oct. 30, 2014

VINCENNES, Ind. - An exhibition of art works by Vincennes University faculty will open November 4 at VU’s Shircliff Gallery of Art.  The annual VU Art and Design Faculty Exhibition will feature a range of two-dimensional and three-dimensional work from faculty in the Art and Design Transfer Department.

The artists will be celebrated at an opening reception at 11:00 a.m. (EST) in the Gallery.  The exhibition will run through December 6.  The public is invited and admission is free.

Faculty members whose works will be on exhibit include Stephen Black, Morgan Ford Willingham, Bernard Hagedorn, Deborah Hutchinson-Hagedorn, Anders M. Johnson, Emily Loehle, Arvind Sevak, and Pravin Sevak.

Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.;...

Oct. 29, 2014

VINCENNES, Ind. - Nominations are now being sought for Vincennes University’s 2015 Walter A. Davis Memorial Citation.  Nominations will be accepted through January 7, 2015. 

A detailed biographical profile and letters of support are required.  Nomination materials may be sent to Jennifer Gilmore, Director, VU Alumni Association, Vincennes University, 1002 N. First St., Vincennes IN 47591.

Since 1952 the Citation has been presented to persons who have given outstanding service to their community.  Recipients must be either a VU graduate or a resident of the greater Vincennes area (approximately a 45-mile radius).  Recipients are selected by a committee representing the VU Alumni Association, VU Board of Trustees, VU Foundation, Vincennes community, and a past...

Oct. 28, 2014

JASPER, IND. - Democratic, Libertarian, and Republican Party candidates seeking Indiana’s 8th District Congressional seat have agreed to appear at a forum tonight (Oct. 28) at 7:00 p.m. (EDT), at the Jasper Arts Center.  The forum is sponsored by Vincennes University and the City of Jasper.

Candidates participating are incumbent Republican Larry Bucshon, Democrat Tom Spangler, and Libertarian Andrew Horning.

The forum will be presented in two parts.  In the first part, each candidate will appear on stage with a three-member panel consisting of two news media representatives and a VUJC student.  The conversations will be free-flowing and each candidate may be asked different questions.

In the second part of the forum, all three candidates will appear on...

Oct. 28, 2014

Please join us for a free educational forum on Electronic Cigarettes on November 12, 2014 at 6:00 PM in the Fort Sackville Room at Vincennes University’s Beckes Student Union.

This event is hosted by the Knox County Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Coalition.
Panelists for this event include:

  • Katelin Ryan-Director of Program Evaluation Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Commission-Indiana State Department of Health
  • Tammy Howell-Respiratory Care Therapist Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Rob LaRoy-CEO Vincennes YMCA
  • Lynn White-Assistant Provost for Student Affairs Vincennes University
  • Sally Petty-Regional Program Director-Southwest Tobacco...
Oct. 27, 2014

VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University is seeking support to move the state strategically forward, according to VU President Dick Helton.

Presenting VU’s biennial budget request Thursday afternoon to the Indiana Commission for Higher Education, Helton said VU seeks to expand its successful statewide outreach that enables students to complete college credit, including associate degrees, while attending high school.

Helton said VU’s six Early Colleges at high school sites allow students to complete 60 college credit hours, saving students more than $13,500, and graduate without debt. Nearly 350 associate degrees have been awarded to Early College students since the first site, Ben Davis University High School, opened in 2007.

In addition to two...


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