Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

IU East’s Criminal Justice Program Named to Best Value Criminal Justice Degree for 2015

IU East’s Criminal Justice Program Named to Best Value Criminal Justice Degree for 2015

Indiana University East’s Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program has been listed in the top five of the Best Value Criminal Justice Degree for 2015 by Best Value Schools. To determine the top 50 Best Value Criminal Justice Degree programs, Best Value Schools used College Navigator, a data website and subset of the National Center for Education Statistics. Schools in the top 50 offer degrees in criminal justice or law enforcement administration. The enrollment for the schools is selective, admitting 60 percent or fewer of applicants to their degree programs in criminal justice. The list takes into account the net price for the degree, including costs and available scholarships, loans, tuition payments and fees. The criminal justice program at … Continued
IU East criminal justice majors network with area professionals

IU East criminal justice majors network with area professionals

Indiana University East criminal justice majors recently had a networking breakfast with community and law enforcement leaders to practice the skills they have learned throughout this semester. The course, Job Search Strategies for Liberal Arts Students, is instructed by Katie Chaney, School of Humanities and Social Sciences academic and career advising coordinator. Chaney said the seven-week, one credit course is designed to help juniors and seniors in liberal arts programs create effective strategies for post-graduation success. Students go over topics including resume and cover letter writing, interviewing and impressing, networking and financial literacy. “The culminating experience is a networking brunch with area professionals. The goal of this brunch is to bring students together with individuals who are currently working in … Continued
New HSS Faculty

New HSS Faculty

Indiana University East is pleased to welcome its newest faculty in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.   Melissa Blankenship, visiting lecturer in English, received her Master of Fine Arts in Creative Non-Fiction from Murray State University and her Bachelor of Fine Arts in English with a Creative Writing minor from Indiana University East. Previously, Blankenship was a teaching assistant and an adjunct instructor of English at IU East. She was also an instructor of English at Ivy Tech Community College. As an undergraduate, Blankenship was part of the IU East Honors Program and was named the 2008 IU East Naomi Osborne Scholar, awarded to the graduating senior with the highest grade point average, and she graduated with Highest … Continued