VU News Releases

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...

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. Dale Pietrzak Pietrzak ( pronounced Pete's rock ) will oversee the areas of assessment, institutional effectiveness, and institutional research as well as serving as VU's...

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. Arthur Fields We need art now more than ever. “It gives us a creative escape,” Fields said. “People don’t...

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...

VINCENNES, Ind. – The whirring sound of sewing machines can be heard inside the homes of many Vincennes University employees. Fingers of all ages and experience levels rush to ‘sew hope’ by making homemade masks for community members. All in an effort to help curb the spread of COVID-19.  Gratitude is pouring in to VU employees and all who are joining in this mission. “Having...