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Register now for VU Surveying Camp

The Vincennes University Surveying Camp is now accepting registrations for an immersive experience that introduces youth to the exciting and rewarding career of land surveying. The camp is May 29-31 and offers high school students a unique opportunity to delve into the world of surveying through hands-on experience, expert instruction, and college credit.
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NOTICE OF MEETING: Vincennes University Board of Trustees, 4-17-24

VINCENNES UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES Wednesday, April 17, 2024 Learning Resource Center – Innovation Room #112 130 E. College Avenue Vincennes, Indiana 47591
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VU’s Total Eclipse of the Heartland culminates with today’s main event

VU welcomes skygazers from near and far to its Vincennes Campus to witness the awe-inspiring spectacle of a total solar eclipse on Monday, April 8.
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VU announces historic faculty endowment gift from Ro and Shorty Whittington

Ro and Charles "Shorty" Whittington of Columbus, Indiana, have announced a first-of-its-kind and groundbreaking gift to Vincennes University. The landmark gift will create a faculty endowment fund made possible by the tremendous generosity of the couple. The Whittington Endowed Faculty Fund represents VU’s first-ever faculty fund endowment, marking a significant milestone in its commitment to academic excellence and advancement.
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VU announces it will be closed ALL DAY on Monday, April 8

In an update to our October announcement, VU will now be closed ALL DAY on Monday, April 8, including all offices and classes at all locations.
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VU to host 4th Annual Blazers Give Day: A 24-hour giving event

VU is gearing up for its fourth annual Blazers Give Day, a 24-hour giving event on Thursday, April 4, celebrating the vibrant spirit of the Trailblazer community. The yearly event unites VU alumni, parents, faculty, staff, students, and friends from all over the world with the confidence of collectively making a lasting impact that carries forward every day.
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Women’s History Month Spotlight: VU Early College Assistant Dean of Instruction Dr. Odelet Nance West

Dr. Odelet Nance West is the VU Assistant Dean of Instruction at East Allen University. She embarked on a journey in education after graduating from Indiana University. She quickly developed an interest in out-of-school learning and the potential for innovative methods to enrich educational experiences beyond the classroom.
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Women’s History Month Spotlight: VU Instructor of Advanced Manufacturing Robotics and Mechatronics Marideth Boswell

Driven by her passion for advanced manufacturing, Marideth Boswell '21 is breaking barriers and inspiring fellow females to enter the male-dominated career field as an Instructor of Advanced Manufacturing Robotics and Mechatronics at Vincennes University.
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VU honors the past with Women’s History Month Fashion Show

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Vincennes University hosted an inspiring and thought-provoking Women’s History Month Fashion Show. This innovative event paid homage to the achievements of women throughout history and emphasized the importance of taking tangible actions to promote gender equality in today’s society.
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Women's History Month Spotlight: VU Assistant Vice President of Lifelong Learning and VU Alumna Shanni Simmons

Shanni Simmons is an excellent example of the deep connection and dedication alumni have toward their alma mater.
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Women's History Month Spotlight: Dean of Academic Early College Dr. Nicole Shankle

As a first-generation college student, Dr. Nicole Shankle shattered the glass ceiling and achieved her dream of earning a Ph.D., inspiring countless others to pursue their aspirations. The Dean of Academic Early College at Vincennes University is a shining example for students everywhere.
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VU to host Summer STEM Academy for high school students

Vincennes University is accepting registrations for its upcoming Summer STEM Academy, which offers a transformative experience for current Indiana 10th and 11th-grade students interested in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The VU Summer STEM Academy is June 23-28 and provides an immersive overnight experience on the Vincennes Campus.
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Women's History Month Spotlight: VU Trustee and healthcare administrator Kelly Clauss

Vincennes University is celebrating Women’s History Month by highlighting the exceptional women who contribute to our university community.
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Whitney Daugherty receives prestigious ACE Women’s Network of Indiana Rising Woman Leader Award

In a celebration of leadership and commitment to women's professional development and advancement in higher education, Whitney Daugherty, Assistant Provost of Student Affairs at Vincennes University, was honored with the inaugural Rising Woman Leader Award by the ACE Women’s Network of Indiana.
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VU Provost Dr. Laura Treanor honored with American Council on Education Leadership Award

Dr. Laura Treanor, the Provost of Vincennes University, has been recognized for her outstanding leadership skills and has been honored for her remarkable ability to inspire and support other women in higher education leadership positions.
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State education leaders laud VU for outstanding Early College Program

Vincennes University’s pioneering efforts in dual credit and early college education continue to receive accolades as two state education leaders recognize the transformative impact of VU’s Early College Program in Indiana.
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VU to bestow honorary doctorate upon longtime Toyota executive for her exceptional leadership and contributions

Vincennes University is proud to announce the conferral of an Honorary Doctorate, the University's highest honor, upon longtime Toyota executive Leah Curry in recognition of her outstanding leadership and contributions to the automotive and manufacturing industries and STEM education.
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VU Board of Trustees approves honorary doctorate for longtime Toyota executive

Amidst discussions of the Vincennes University Board of Trustees at its board meeting on Feb. 27 in Indianapolis, a moment of recognition emerged. The trustees approved the conferment of an honorary doctorate upon longtime Toyota executive Leah Curry in recognition of her outstanding leadership and contributions to the automotive and manufacturing industries and STEM-related education.
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VU, First Indiana Robotics scrimmage ignites Vincennes Campus with ingenuity

The Vincennes University Center for Applied Robotics and Automation and First Indiana Robotics welcomed high school students from Southwestern Indiana for an exhilarating Robotics Scrimmage on the Vincennes Campus. The event, which took place on Feb. 23, showcased the innovation and talent of budding engineers and robotics teams. The inaugural scrimmage allowed plenty of opportunities for students to demonstrate their technical skills and teamwork abilities.
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MEDIA ADVISORY: Vincennes University to host Harvest of (Black) History Knox County

Celebrate local Knox County black history and take a visual journey through the eyes of Knox County’s 20th-century black life in Knox County, Indiana.
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Largest single building project ever: VU breaks ground on $33.9M Center for Health Sciences and Active Learning

Vincennes University is undergoing a project that will redefine the landscape of health sciences education in Indiana and elevate how students engage in learning as VU prepares to build the $33.9 million Center for Health Sciences and Active Learning. The landmark structure is an unprecedented pinnacle for Indiana’s First College. Funded by the State of Indiana, it is the largest single building project in VU history, symbolizing a bold commitment to high-quality education and innovation.
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MEDIA ADVISORY: Vincennes University Robotics Competition Scrimmage

Vincennes University's Center for Applied Robotics and Automation (CARA) is hosting the VU Robotics Competition Scrimmage. It is the first-ever scrimmage event on the Vincennes Campus for teams of high school students in Southern Indiana.
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Notice of Meeting: VU Board of Trustees Retreat and Board Meeting, 2-27-24

VINCENNES UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES Retreat and Board Meeting Schedule Hilton Indianapolis Hotel & Suites 120 West Market Street Indianapolis Ballroom - 2nd Floor Indianapolis, IN  46204 Tuesday, February 27, 2024 (All Time are Eastern Standard Time)
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VU Center for Health Sciences and Active Learning groundbreaking Feb. 19

Vincennes University will hold a ceremonial groundbreaking on Monday, Feb. 19, for the new $33.9 million Center for Health Sciences and Active Learning.
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MEDIA ADVISORY: Vincennes University groundbreaking ceremony for Center for Health Sciences and Active Learning

VU leaders will host a ceremonial groundbreaking for a new 72,000-square-foot Center for Health Sciences and Active Learning.

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