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Reading, master class by David Poissant

Nick Leighty
September 29, 2015
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There will be a group reading at 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. and a master class at 12:00 to 12:50 p.m. sponsored by David James Poissant on Oct. 15 and 16. The group reading will take place in the Traditions Lounge in the 2nd floor of UC East. The master class will cover story opening and how they end, ...

Writers to read work in Traditions Lounge

Nick Leighty
September 29, 2015
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Two award winning writers, Dennis Hinrichsen and Michael Martone will be reading from their own selected works. Both writers will begin reading at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 5 in the University Center’s Traditions Lounge. The event is open and free to the public thanks to the “Southern Indiana Review...

Alumni Association hosts golf scramble

Nick Leighty
September 15, 2015
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The university’s Alumni Association is holding its 20th Annual Golf Scramble Friday at Helfrich Hills Golf Course. Check in begins at 10:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 11:30 a.m. The fee is $85 per person or $340 per foursome, which includes a cart, lunches and the green fee. Prizes for ...

Multicultural Center hosting reunion

Nick Leighty
September 15, 2015
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The Multicultural Center is having its first ever Reunion Weekend Friday to Sunday. Held in conjunction with the university’s 50th celebration, past winners of USI Live at the Apollo are returning for the event. Also, students in the Designed by Grace gospel choir will sing at the Performance C...

National military photo memorial brought to campus

Nick Leighty
September 15, 2015
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A photo-display honoring military service members who have died from wounds suffered in a war is coming to the university. The Remembering the Fallen memorial will be on campus Sept. 25 through Oct. 1 in the second floor of the Performance Center. The display is open to the public from 9 a.m. ...

One-man show for piano inauguration

Nick Leighty
September 15, 2015
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The university will be hosting two free performances of Philip Hayes Dean’s one-man show, Robeson, Sept. 22 and 23. The shows serve as a formal inauguration of a Steinway Concert Grand Piano custom-made for the University’s Performance Center. The productions are at 7:30 p.m. both days in the...

English teaching program accredited

Gabi Wy
September 8, 2015
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The National Council of Teachers (NCTE) accredited USI's English Teaching program and established the program as a nationally recognized department without conditions. The NCTE is one of eight subject specific organizations in the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). Graduation...

Author Steven Johnson to give fall lecture

Nick Leighty
September 8, 2015
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Host of the six-part PBS series How We Got to Now and bestselling author Steven Johnson will present the University’s 50th Anniversary Fall Academic Lecture. The lecture will begin at 7:30 p.m., Sept. 15 in Carter Hall in University Center West and is open and free to the public. Johnson also wrote Whe...

Alumni hosts Founders’ Day Luncheon

Nick Leighty
September 8, 2015
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The university’s Alumni Association invites all students to its Founders' Day Luncheon at 11:45 a.m. on Sept. 15 in Carter Hall. Registration is $15 and can be completed online. Following the luncheon will be an award presentation and a Tribute to the Founders. Some guests at the luncheon inc...

Fraternities to recruit from Tuesday to Saturday

Nick Leighty
September 1, 2015
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Recruitment of new Interfraternity members begins this Tuesday and will last until Saturday. There will be an information meeting from 6:30-9 p.m. on Sept. 3, in Carter Hall. Students looking to join may do so via OrgSync or online at usi.edu/FSL. For more information, contact usigreeklif...

University hosts annual Labor Day celebration

Nick Leighty
September 1, 2015
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The university will have its annual Labor Day at the Lake from 1-5 p.m Monday. Students can enjoy a wide range of activities including swimming, volleyball, water slides and more. Everyone is free to come as long as one person per group has their USI ID. If transportation is needed, USI will p...

Labor Day dining options limited

Nick Leighty
September 1, 2015
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Sodexo’s retail dining as well as the Loft will mostly be closed on Monday. Archie’s Pizzeria, Fiesta Fuego, Cyclone Salad and Burger King will be unavailable all day. Archie’s Delivery will be open from 3-11 p.m., The Loft from 4:30-8 p.m., Sub Connection from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. a...

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