Frances Yates

Frances Yates

Opening Minds through Art (OMA) – ready for summer!

Opening Minds through Art (OMA) – ready for summer!

Are you looking for a summer activity that is creative and inspiring? Consider being an art partner with elders experiencing dementia, in the Opening Minds through Art (OMA) program. After successful sessions in Fall 2015 and Spring 2016, we are excited to again be participants in this program with Friends Fellowship Community. Training is on June 9 and 10, and a six-week OMA program begins on June 14 for Tuesday participants and on June 16 for Thursday participants. If you are interested, you need to complete an application, available here or from the Center for Service Learning office, located in the Library in Hayes Hall. You also must pass a two-step Mantoux TB test, which will be provided by Friends … Continued
Read all about it!

Read all about it!

Celebrating Indiana University, education, and reading were the goals of the “Red Wolves Read Out” hosted by the IU East Campus Library for the first IU Day on April 12, 2016. We accomplished those goals with the participation of more than 300 adult readers and 400 youth readers, and more than 4000 listeners. “Read aloud for 15 minutes to anyone, anywhere, on IU Day!” The idea is simple: read aloud to anyone, anywhere, on IU Day. The response of readers was amazing, and we had participation in every school in Wayne County, and several businesses and community groups, with readers who are IU East students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community members. The variety of readings included children’s books, poetry, short … Continued
Red Wolves Read and Celebrate IU Day!

Red Wolves Read and Celebrate IU Day!

Red Wolves Read is a “community read out” on April 12. The goal is for Indiana University East students, faculty, staff, alumni and fans to celebrate IU Day by promoting reading and the importance of education in a fun way. You can read anything, anywhere, anytime that day…while wearing your special edition “Red Wolves Read” t-shirt! We want to see you in action reading! You can post photos on social media, with #IUday or email to liblearn@iue.edu Where can you read? Anywhere! Schools, parks, day care, clubs, events, senior centers, clubs, work etc. Where will YOU read?!? Register your read and get your free Red Wolves Read t-shirt: http://iue.libsurveys.com/IU-Day-Community-Read-Out Our goal was 196 readers, for each year since IU began, but we … Continued
Alliance: connecting people and information to enhance understanding

Alliance: connecting people and information to enhance understanding

As a diverse and inclusive campus, Indiana University East is dedicated to ensuring a safe and enriching environment for all its students. We also want to support students involved in educational events that present new information in interesting and engaging ways. IU East is fortunate to have an Alliance student organization that is hosting a variety of activities March 21-24: March 21 discussion boards in all buildings March 22 3:00 pm panel discussion in Vivian, preceded by reception at 2:30 in Meijer Artway March 23 8:00-11:00 pm DJ & pizza for Gender Bender dance, in the Graf March 24 8:00 pm – Annual Drag Show, Vivian auditorium   The LGBTQS Alliance helps create awareness on campus about lesbian, gay, bisexual, … Continued
Communities in School and IU East Center for Service-Learning: Partners in Serving Youth

Communities in School and IU East Center for Service-Learning: Partners in Serving Youth

The mission of the Center for Service-Learning at Indiana University East is to promote service engagement as an integral component of a student’s civic education and to facilitate Campus connections with the regional and online communities we serve. The mission of Communities In Schools is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. These compatible missions have produced partnerships that benefit all involved. Since 2010, the IU East CSL has continuously increased service connections with CIS programs. In 2015, we are honored to have received the Communities in Schools of Wayne County “Champion of Education” Community Organization award. Ann Tobin is the Campus/Community Liaison for the IU East Center for Service-Learning … Continued