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June 9, 2020 INDIANAPOLIS – Wearing a face mask is our new normal. People are wearing masks as a safety precaution due to the COVID-19 pandemic and it’s changing how we communicate. For deaf and hard of hearing individuals, face masks and coverings present new challenges. Deaf people who communicate using sign language use facial expressions to fully communicate, according to Dr....

June 3, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – While most travel has come to a halt due to the global pandemic, Vincennes University students have created an interactive StoryMap that allows visitors from anywhere in the world to trek with Col. George Rogers Clark and his men on their historic 1779 march to capture British-held Fort Sackville during the Revolutionary War, explore the grandness and...

May 27, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) College Success Program All-Star team of Amy Young, Shania Cremeans, and Gretchen McCrary recently showed off their talent in the virtual state JAG Career Development Conference. Amy Young, VU Student Young, a sophomore at the Vincennes campus, won the College Success Program state...

May 26, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – President Chuck Johnson announced the appointment of Whitney Daugherty as Vincennes University’s new Assistant Provost and Dean of Students for Student Affairs. Daugherty has strong ties to VU. She was previously the University’s Director of Student Activities. "I am pleased that Whitney will be rejoining Vincennes University,” Johnson said. “I...

May 21, 2020 AVON, Ind.  – Nurse Kayla Cash is doing things during the coronavirus pandemic that aren’t in her job description.  The Vincennes University graduate is creating personal moments of connection for COVID-19 patients. From deciphering that one of her patients on a ventilator wanted to hear from his wife when he kept turning and holding on to Cash's wedding ring to using her...

May 20, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – Dr. Jeffrey Taylor thought college wasn’t for him until he arrived at Vincennes University, and the experience led the way to his extraordinary career in education. Jeffrey Taylor, 1992 VU graduate “VU made me college and career ready,” Taylor said. “I brought the drive and VU provided the opportunity. There was so much support at VU.” Faculty play an...

May 19, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – One of the best gifts we can give to future generations is trees. "He who plants a tree, plants a hope," Lucy Larcom. Vincennes University is paying tribute to the historic Class of 2020 by donating tulip trees in their honor. Students and the community will look at the trees for a lifetime and remember the Class of 2020's courage and...

May 18, 2020 INDIANAPOLIS - Todd Bouslog suffered 13 broken bones in a traumatic helicopter crash in 1997 when he was in the military that led to a three-month hospital stay and nine more in physical therapy. However, like a true Trailblazer, his perseverance displays inspiration and courage. Bouslog is a Vincennes University Aviation Flight major who loves flying. He's following his...

May 14, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University conservation law enforcement students have planned a way to make a real impact on nature and the local community. For their semester-long project in a wildlife management course, they collaborated on an assessment that could influence decision-makers on how Robeson Hills could become a natural resource paradise. Illinois Department...

VINCENNES UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES NOTICE OF MEETING FINANCE/REVENUE COMMITTEE Review bids: Electrical Infrastructure Campus Substation--Contract 2 Monday, May 18, 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   ###

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