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August 17, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – U.S. Senator and prominent Indiana businessman Mike Braun is applauding Vincennes University for fostering workforce solutions that are developing a highly-skilled pipeline to keep the United States running and the economy propelling forward. Braun praised VU for being entrepreneurial. “What VU is doing by thinking outside of the box and working with a ...

August 5, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – With the coronavirus pandemic impacting in-person activities on the Vincennes University campus, VU Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) College and Career Success Program Manager Shaun Brames was determined to make sure college-bound students could still take part in the annual VU JAG Summer Academy, and hence the one-week immersive college experience...

NOTICE OF MEETING: VINCENNES UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES SPECIAL REGULAR SESSION Thursday, August 6, 2020 John Stachura, Chair CALL IN MEETING     Executive Session – 9:30 a.m. (EDT) For discussion of the assessment, design, and implementation of school safety and security measures, plans, and systems. [IC 5-14-1.5-6.1(b)(3)] Pursuant to Indiana Code, executive...

VINCENNES UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES NOTICE OF MEETING FINANCE/REVENUE COMMITTEE Review bids: French Quarter Student Housing Project – Phase 2 Monday, August 3, 2020 1:00 p.m. (EDT) Mike Sievers, Chair Due to restrictions on gathering limits and social distancing because of the COVID- 19 virus, this will be a call-in meeting only. (812) 888-2042 Click here to view and...

July 23, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University graduates in the Surgical Technology program had a 92.3 percent passing rate on the Certified Surgical Technologists exam, well surpassing the national average of 75.9 percent most recently reported in 2018. VU’s 2020 Surgical Technology class rose to the challenge during the COVID-19 lockdown order when in-person instruction moved...

July 22, 2020 JASPER, Ind. – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and aging baby boomers, there is an urgent demand for nurses and nursing assistants. Vincennes University Jasper is helping fill the void by offering a new Health Care Professional Pre-Nursing Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Track Certificate.   The Health Care Professional Pre-Nursing CNA Track certificate is designed to...

VINCENNES, Ind. - As the new academic year approaches, Vincennes University is pledging to welcome Trailblazers back to campuses with safety as the highest priority.  We are asking you to pledge to join us in these efforts to promote health and safety for all. Here are some of the many actions taken to protect the VU community: -> Three COVID-19 action teams were appointed in...

July 15, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University faculty members have worked tirelessly to provide outstanding learning experiences for students in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 120 full-time faculty are spending their summer preparing for the upcoming fall semester by learning the best practices and tools for successful virtual teaching. The faculty are enrolled in...

July 13, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a job crisis in the United States with workers being confronted by unemployment, layoffs, fewer hours, and furloughs. With the help of Vincennes University, the state of Indiana is temporarily expanding the Next Level Jobs program aimed at providing Hoosiers with free job training in high-paying, in-demand industries....

July 9, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University partners with the U.S. Coast Guard to bring college to active-duty service members wherever they are in the world. Even if that wherever is a Coast Guard cutter at sea. The Vincennes University Coast Guard Afloat Education Program is designed to meet the needs of personnel onboard deployed Coast Guard vessels and at Coast Guard...

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