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Toastmasters meet Sept. 1

Gabi Wy

August 25, 2015

Speaking Eagles Toastmasters will have its first meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 1. Toastmasters is a communication-enhancing club for business students. According to the business college’s website, members learn to introduce speakers, give prepared speeches, conduct meetings, give impromptu talks...

Mini grants available for quality-focused professionals

USI Shield Staff

August 25, 2015

Southwest Indiana Area Health Education Center(SWI-AHEC) is offering eligible schools and other community organizations in southwest Indiana a mini-grant opporunity. The organization is interested in projects across the healthcare workforce pipeline, from youth to current healthcare professionals...

TRAFFIC ALERT: Henderson bridgework to close traffic lane

Gabi Wy

August 24, 2015

All southbound traffic on U.S. 41 at the North Twin Bridge will move to the right-hand driving lane Monday morning as crews resume construction on the bridge, according to the Henderson Gleaner. The shift in traffic will continue from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday....

Theatre season include three plays, one musical

Gabi Wy

August 19, 2015

The university’s theatre program posted the four productions lined up for the 2015-2016 season on their website. Oct. 15-18 USI Theatre will present “Grapes of Wrath,” a play by Frank Galati based on the novel by John Steinbeck. “Grapes” is set during the Great Depression and fol...

Dean of LA retiring after fall semester

Gabi Wy

August 18, 2015

Michael Aakhus, dean of liberal arts, will retire after the fall semester. Ann White, dean of nursing and health professions, spoke at a fall faculty meeting expressing appreciation for how helpful Aakhus has been to her throughout her own time at the university. Her words led to all faculty members...

SGA needs ‘great note-taker’ for Executive Clerk

Gabi Wy

August 18, 2015

Student Government Association (SGA) announced an opening for the position of Executive Clerk. The student will be required to attend all SGA General Assembly meetings as well as Executive Board Meetings (Thursdays at 4:30 p.m. and Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m., respectively). The Executive Clerk must...

Finance team places first place at national competition

USI Shield Staff

April 28, 2015

A team of undergraduate students from the Romain College of Business placed first at the Private Business Valuation Challenge at Seattle Pacific University in Seattle, Washington. The team included senior finance majors Jesse Montank and Kelsey Fulton and accounting majors Mackenzi Seib, a senior,...

University team wins information systems competition

USI Shield Staff

April 22, 2015

A team of nine students from the Romain College of Business was named overall champion in the 4th annual Information Systems Project and Case Competition. Twelve teams from seven universities participated. This is the first year a team from USI entered the competition, and they received the highest...

Bridges named VP of finance, administration

USI Shield Staff

April 22, 2015

President Linda Bennett announced the appointment of Steven Bridges as vice president for finance and administration. He will assume official duties immediately. The vice president for finance and administration reports to the president and serves as the university’s chief business and fiscal officer. Bridges...

Dean of students candidates to visit campus

USI Shield Staff

April 17, 2015

The Dean of Students Search Committee members have identified three candidates for on-campus interviews. The committee has invited the campus community to meet the candidates and attend their presentations. The first candidate Bryan Rush will present from 1-1:45 p.m. Monday in Carter Hall. Other...

A.C.E. Project to add patio, benches at Eicher Barn

USI Shield Staff

April 16, 2015

Dillon Giesler, chairman of Altruistic Campus Experience, Sigma Pi's national organization designated to improving university communities, will be working alongside fellow Greeks install two benches and a patio at Eicher Barn. “It’s something to give back to the campus, for all (USI) does for us,” Gi...

University asks help to spruce up campus Sunday

USI Shield Staff

April 16, 2015

The university invites students to help spruce up campus for commencement from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. The spring 2015 list of projects includes mulching the Quad, Boulevard and PAC areas, pulling flower bulbs and planting new flowers, ivy and bushes, and updating the landscaping in front of the new...

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