Vincennes University Jasper to hold Halloween events

Vincennes University Jasper to hold Halloween events

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October 18, 2019

October 18, 2019 / Vincennes University Jasper to hold Halloween events

JASPER, Ind. – Vincennes University Jasper is hosting free Halloween events and the public is invited.

A screening of the movie “Hocus Pocus” is on Oct. 24 in the theater in the Center for Technology, Innovation and Manufacturing. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. EDT. The movie begins at 6 p.m. Free popcorn and beverages will be provided.

VUJ is also hosting Halloween Spooktacular on Oct. 30 from 5-7 p.m. Trick-or-treating will take place in five campus buildings. The event will feature snacks, treats, games, and a photo booth. The first stop is in The Bistro in the Ruxer Student Center where hot dogs, drinks, and cookies will be served. The other stops include the bookstore in the Administration Building, admissions office and library in the Habig Building, the Jasper Campus Classroom Building, and the CTIM. Parking is available in the Ruxer lot.

The Vincennes University Jasper Campus is a vital part of Indiana’s first college, Vincennes University. The Jasper Campus fulfills the vision of CoHERE, a Dubois County citizens group founded in 1960, that was dedicated to improving area education and cultural enrichment. Vincennes University joined as a strong partner, opening a Jasper location in 1970.

VU Jasper features a beautiful 140-acre campus on the southeast side of Jasper. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, VUJ tuition and fees rank among the most affordable of all Indiana colleges. In addition to offering associate degree and certificate programs, VUJ students can complete a bachelor’s degree online or at the Vincennes Campus.

VU Jasper’s Center for Technology, Innovation and Manufacturing is a hub for community engagement in local education. It is home to the Career Advancement Partnership (CAP) program, a major workforce development initiative between VUJ and local manufacturing companies. It also houses several programs for the Patoka Valley Career and Technical Education Cooperative, including a new Automation and Robotics Academy.

In addition to the CTIM, other campus facilities include the Alvin C. Ruxer Student Center, Arnold F. Habig Library Learning Center, Administrative Classroom Building, and a Jasper Campus Classroom Building that holds a state-of-the-art simulation laboratory for healthcare training. Adjacent to the campus is the Jasper Arts Center, which includes a 675-seat theater and visual arts galleries.
The VU Jasper Campus serves thousands of students in Dubois, Spencer, Martin, Perry, Crawford, Harrison, Pike, Orange, Daviess, Lawrence and surrounding counties in Indiana.


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