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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...

July 7, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. — For the first time, Vincennes University is offering free testing services for students enrolled in Adult Basic Education programs statewide through December 31. According to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, the Indiana HSE (High School Equivalency) is an alternative for earning a high school diploma. The HSE Diploma can be earned after...

July 6, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. — The University of Indianapolis and Vincennes University announced today a transfer agreement establishing a seamless transition for qualifying students between Vincennes University’s Associate of Science in Education with Health Promotion and Health Education Concentration to the University of Indianapolis Bachelor of Science in Public Health Education...

VINCENNES, Ind. – Growing up, Alex Van Galder was into graffiti art, and showing off his creative skills on others’ property sometimes got him in trouble. “I was a graffiti artist. I climbed buildings. I painted trains. I ran away from helicopters,” he said. “I wasn’t doing graffiti for the art. I was doing it for the adventure.” Alex Van Galder, Artist and VU alum (Images...

June 26, 2020 INDIANAPOLIS – The donation of a Gulfstream IV jet aircraft from the pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly will help Vincennes University provide a competitive advantage to Aviation Maintenance students through honing their skills and knowledge with first-rate technology.  Photo of Gulfstream IV donated to VU Lilly has donated the aircraft to students pursuing degrees in...

VINCENNES UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES NOTICE OF MEETING   FINANCE/REVENUE COMMITTEE Review re-bids: Electrical Infrastructure Campus Substation--Contract 1   Tuesday, June 30, 2020 1:30 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) 888-2041 ###

June 22, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University Class of 2020 has persevered through an unprecedented final semester and graduates are being celebrated for their accomplishments with the University’s first-ever virtual Commencement ceremony. The graduates have succeeded and triumphed through the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic and the move to remote learning. ...

June 18, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University is preparing for the return of students to its campuses in August for face-to-face instruction with appropriate social distancing guidelines and safety measures in place. Changes to the University’s academic calendar for the 2020 Fall Semester and 2021 Spring Semester were shared during a call-in meeting of the Board of Trustees on...

June 16, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – There is an increasing demand for healthcare professionals and Vincennes University is helping meet an important workforce need by offering a new online bachelor’s degree in Health Care Services Administration this fall. Health care became the largest employer in the United States in 2018. VU’s Bachelor of Science degree program is intended for...

June 10, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. –  Digging in the dirt while gardening can be therapy. People putting their hands in the soil or spending time in nature can provide opportunities to connect with others, boost relationship satisfaction, help manage stress, lessen emotional reactivity, and many other healing powers that can transform lives. Vincennes University is offering a fresh new...

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