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October 13, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – As an intern in Vincennes University’s Admissions Office, Conner McKinney knows basic details of academic degrees, recruitment, financial aid, admissions, housing, and other areas. His mission is to connect students with the very best information and educational opportunities for them. McKinney is also a bridge between VU students and the VU Board of...

October 12, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. -  To provide greater opportunity for Purdue Polytechnic Vincennes students, Clinical Associate Professor Dr. Jim Tanoos has formed a club that allows them to engage with people and processes in their careers before they graduate. Members of the student chapter of the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) have the...

October 7, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – It is game on for the Vincennes University E-Sports Trailblazers! They kicked off their inaugural season with a historic win in this exciting new sport on campus. The E-Sports Trailblazers won Round 1 of the first game in the NJCAA Esports (NJCAAe) main season for Fall 2020. VU gamer Jaden Pfoff earned a victory in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate against...

October 6, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – Conner McKinney was sworn in as the newest trustee and John Stachura was elected to serve another term as chair during the Vincennes University Board of Trustees Annual Meeting on Oct. 5.  The board heard university updates via Zoom, and a limited number of individuals attended the meeting held in the Innovation Room of the Shake Learning Resource...

October 1, 2020 VINCENNES and WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind - Vincennes University has announced a partnership with Purdue University’s Cyber Apprenticeship Program (P-CAP) to provide two online associate degree programs and an online cybersecurity certificate for students registered in Purdue’s innovative apprenticeship program.  Vincennes is the only university providing the opportunity to...

  September 28, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University has been awarded a $2.5 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to fund programs that strengthen workforce development, dual credit career and technical education, and that help diversify the pipeline of students headed into science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers. Lilly Endowment made the grant...

VINCENNES UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES ANNUAL MEETING Monday, October 5, 2020 *ZOOM/CALL-IN MEETING* Learning Resource Center – Innovation Room #112 130 E. College Avenue Vincennes, IN  47591 John Stachura, Chair                                                    Regular Session – 10:00 a.m. (EDT), LRC Innovation Room #112 Call to Order Swearing in of new Student Trustee...

September 25, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University’s reputation as best of the best is once again on display. Instructor John McClure is "Best Teacher" while VU is recognized as the "Best College/University" in Knox County’s Readers’ Choice Awards. VU prides itself on offering access to high-quality, affordable education for all. Creating an atmosphere for...

September 23, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. - While most people their age were probably sleeping in on a recent Saturday morning, 71 high school students from 10 schools were hard at work at 8 a.m. getting their hands dirty in holes dug into the ground. The students were participating in the Vincennes University/Purdue University High School Soil Judging Invitational. The event was held at...

Sept. 21, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. - Vincennes University is waiving application fees for anyone who applies in 2020.  “We recognize many families have been impacted financially by COVID-19, and waiving the fee will eliminate obstacles. We want to make sure that nothing comes between a student and their dreams and goals,” according to VU President Dr. Chuck Johnson. According to leading...

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