VU in the News

Entries with tag pandemic .

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

  April 22, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. –  Home and family are at the center of our lives, providing refuge, safety, sanctuary, and comfort. In a crisis, there’s no place like home. However, some international students are riding out the coronavirus pandemic away from their countries and families due to travel restrictions or other reasons, and are calling Vincennes University home. ...