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January 9, 2020 / Vincennes University, Eleven Fifty Academy form partnership to train tech workers INDIANAPOLIS – Vincennes University is partnering with Eleven Fifty Academy, founded by tech entrepreneur and prominent Hoosier Scott Jones, to develop cybersecurity talent. Eleven Fifty Academy is dedicated to bridging the tech talent gap in Indiana. It offers introductory coding...

January 2, 2020 / Specialized responder courses scheduled at Vincennes University VINCENNES, Ind.— VanMor Agency, a specialist rope rescue and confined space service provider, and Vincennes University Business & Industry are training Indiana first responders and safety professionals in Rope Rescue and Confined Space Training programs starting Jan. 10 in Vincennes. The...

December 20, 2019 / Vincennes University Jasper offering full-tuition scholarships to Dubois County high school students Rhetta Sternberg photo JASPER, Ind. – The Vincennes University Jasper Foundation created the Dubois County Scholastic Excellence Award (DCSEA) to get qualified students started on the VU Jasper campus with zero out-of-pocket expenses and without the need for...

December 16, 2019 / Vincennes University to offer drone training course to public VINCENNES, Ind. – As the use of drones continues to grow, Vincennes University will offer a drone certification course open to the public in January. The Federal Aviation Administration requires commercial drone operators to have a Remote Pilot Certificate. Having a drone license also can make...

December 13, 2019 / Vincennes University awarded teacher training grant for CNC Machining LEBANON, Ind. – The Gene Haas Foundation has awarded Vincennes University a $60,000 grant to facilitate CNC training for teachers in 2020. Vincennes University is one of four Haas Technical Education Centers (HTEC) nationwide and was the first HTEC Teacher Training site worldwide. The scholarship...

  December 11, 2019 / Vincennes University’s American Sign Language and Deaf Studies program unveils new name INDIANAPOLIS – The Vincennes University American Sign Language and Deaf Studies program is proud to announce its name has changed to American Sign Language & Deaf Studies - Interpreter Preparation. This change reflects the University’s commitment to serving those seeking an...

December 9, 2019 / Vincennes University offering short-term Allied Health Training in 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – Enrollment is now open for noncredit allied health training with Vincennes University throughout Indiana. The Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) training program is a nationally recognized medical assistant standard. Vincennes University’s program prepares students to...

December 7, 2019 / Vincennes University president encourages graduates to “elevate others” 2019 Mid-Year Commencement Photos VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University held its Mid-Year Commencement exercises on Dec. 7 in the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center and 486 graduates were conferred degrees or certificates. The graduating class included eligible members from all VU sites, ...

December 6, 2019 / Vincennes University swears in Don Villwock as trustee VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University Board of Trustees welcomed a new trustee Dec. 4. Knox County businessman and resident Don Villwock was sworn in during a board meeting at the Indiana Center for Applied Technology. Vincennes University President Chuck Johnson and Board Chair John Stachura expressed their...

December 4, 2019 / Vincennes University Mid-Year Commencement set for Dec. 7 VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University will hold Mid-Year Commencement exercises on Dec. 7 at 11 a.m. at the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center, 20 Red Skelton Blvd. Vincennes PBS will live stream the ceremony at https://www.vincennespbs.org/. Dr. Laura Treanor, provost and vice president of Instructional ...

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