VINCENNES UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES
NOTICE OF MEETING
Review bids for HVAC projects for
Shircliff Humanities Building &
Summers Center Building
Thursday, April 23, 2020
9:00 a.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.
April 15, 2020
VINCENNES, Ind. – At this time, the wheels on the bus aren't going
round and round but the wheels of learning certainly are! Indiana’s
K-12 schools are remaining closed for the remainder of the academic
year due to the coronavirus pandemic, but this is not stopping
student-teachers from Vincennes University. They have a special
connection with their students that social...
April 14, 2020
VINCENNES, Ind. – It pays to play! Gaming is a multibillion-dollar
industry. Reports are showing that now, more than ever video games are
being played at record levels due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Vincennes University students and faculty aren't just playing games,
they are creating them. This also means creating lucrative business
opportunities and careers in the...
April 8, 2020
Written by: Donna Taylor Bouchie, Director, InternPLUS and Interim
Director, Career Services, Vincennes University
You've studied hard! Took the right classes. You even worked
the perfect internship last summer. Now it's time to graduate and
get your first full-time career job! And then there's a
COVID-19 pandemic! What is a new college graduate supposed to...
April 13, 2020
Written by: Kathy Evans, LCSW and Therapist in the Counseling
Center and Jennifer Andrews, LCSW, LAC, Director of the Counseling Center
When facing difficulty, one of my favorite inspirational quotes is
“We can’t stop the waves, but we can learn to surf.” I don’t know
about you, but surfing COVID-19 challenges have occasionally left me
with a mouth full of saltwater!...
April 3, 2020
VINCENNES, Ind. – A love for teaching, a dash of creativity and a
garage, this is the recipe for an amazing virtual classroom!
Jonathan Vennard, VU Assistant Professor
Vincennes University Precision Machining Technology Assistant
Professor Jonathan Vennard completely transformed his garage into an
incredible learning environment complete with green screens, LED
By Cindy Beaman April 02, 2020
It’s spring. The flowers are budding, the birds are chirping. As an
event planner, I am busy as the bees themselves. I
should know, one of my summer workshops is for beekeepers. Our
University provides hundreds of enrichment events each year where the
community of all ages comes together to learn, grow and play. I plan
each event down to the very last...
March 31, 2020
VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University President Chuck Johnson has
announced the appointment of Dr. Dale Pietrzak as Senior Director of
Institutional Effectiveness and Research.
(pronounced Pete's rock) will oversee the areas of
assessment, institutional effectiveness, and institutional research as
well as serving as VU's Accreditation...
March 30, 2020
VINCENNES, Ind. – A global pandemic isn’t keeping Vincennes
University students and professor Arthur Fields from creating art.
They are keeping their art flowing in the age of the coronavirus, and
VU’s community is encouraging everyone to create art.
We need art now
more than ever.
“It gives us a creative escape,” Fields said. “People don’t realize
March 27, 2020
VINCENNES, Ind. - Humans are social creatures. Relationships and
being surrounded by familiar faces are key to our well-being.
Vincennes University is unique because of our small classroom sizes,
hands-on learning, and the special connection our team has with
students. In the era of social distancing, VU students, faculty, and
staff are coming together and creating a...