The Shield

Staff Council to host pumpkin decoration contest

Staff Council to host pumpkin decoration contest

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2019

The Staff Council is accepting submissions for their pumpkin decorating contest. They are asking students who wish to participate to drop off their decorated pumpkins in the University Center Breezeway by 8:30 a.m. Oct. 31. The USI community will judge the pumpkins by secret ballot and prizes will be award...

USI Foundation extends scholarship deadline application

USI Foundation extends scholarship deadline application

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2019

The USI Foundation has extended their scholarship applications through AwardSpring for the next academic year to Nov. 3. Current, incoming and transfer students can click on the AwardSpring Icon on their myUSI accounts and fill out a single application. A student must access and complete their ent...

IT releases tips for Cyber Security Month

IT releases tips for Cyber Security Month

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2019

October is Cyber-Security Month and to help keep student’s identity safety, Information Technology is providing tips to protect them from identity theft. IT is advising students to never send passwords or payments to anyone through email as this is usually a phishing scam. Phishing emails may look leg...

Crime Log 10/15-10/22

Crime Log 10/15-10/22

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

10/15 2:17 p.m.- Traffic Accident/Parking Lot G 3:15 p.m. -Injury Report/University Boulevard 10/16 12:55 a.m.- Drug Offense/Ruston Hall 1:42 a.m.- Fire-False Alarm/McDonald West Apartments  8:30 a.m.- Incident Report/Rice Library 10:05 a.m.- Incident Report/Non-Campus  5:03 p.m...

IT will hold information sharing session

IT will hold information sharing session

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

October 15, 2019

The university’s Information Technology will host an information session on Oct. 24 at 3:00 p.m. in the Health Professions Building room 1027.  Chief Information Officer Richard Toeniskoetter and the IT management team will review current IT initiatives while outlining upcoming projects. Time ...

USI Foundation accepting applications for scholarships

USI Foundation accepting applications for scholarships

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

October 15, 2019

The USI Foundation is accepting applications through AwardSpring for the next academic year. The application deadline is Oct. 20. Current, incoming and transfer students can click on the AwardSpring Icon on their myUSI accounts and fill out a single application. A student must access and complete ...

Two more deaths linked to vaping in Indiana

Two more deaths linked to vaping in Indiana

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

October 15, 2019

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed two additional deaths due to lung related injuries related to vaping.  Indiana now has three cases of vaping related deaths this year.  ISDH is currently investigating 75 individuals ...

Crime Log 10/7-10/13

Crime Log 10/7-10/13

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

October 15, 2019

10/7 11:54 a.m.- Illness Report/Orr Center 11:39 p.m.- Fire-False Alarm/O’Daniel North Apartments 10/8 12:02 a.m.- Illness Report/O’Daniel North Apartments 12:55 p.m.- Fire-False Alarm/Business and Engineering Center 10/9 7:51 a.m.-  Illness Report/O’Daniel North Apartments 12:1...

Crime Log 9/22-9/30

Crime Log 9/22-9/30

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

October 1, 2019

9/23 9:50 a.m.- Drug Offense/Parking Lot G 12:10 p.m.- Lost Property Report/Business and Engineering Center 2:00 p.m.- Incident Report/Public Safety  2:55 p.m.- Traffic Accident/Parking Lot O   9/24 12:30 a.m.- Deception/Falsification/Misrepresentation/O’Daniel South Apartments 12:30 a.m.- V...

Engineering program joins team to build bridge in Africa

Engineering program joins team to build bridge in Africa

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

October 1, 2019

The university’s Engineering Program spent a total of eight weeks in Malosami, eSwatini in southern Africa over the summer. The team, consisting of both students and faculty, assisted in the construction of a 95-meter footbridge over the Ngwempisi River. The USI contingent went as part of a team fo...

2019 Berger Lecture to cover Black Arts Movement

2019 Berger Lecture to cover Black Arts Movement

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief

October 1, 2019

Award-winning theatre director Ron Himes and current Artist-in-Residence Heather Beal will present the 2019 Sydney Berger Lecture “The Re/Evolution of the Black Arts Movement” at 6 p.m. Oct. 16 in Mitchell Auditorium. The lecture will investigate the continued need for cultural institutions of color...

Crime Log 9/18-9/24

Crime Log 9/18-9/24

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

September 24, 2019

9/18 8:18 a.m.- Fire Alarm/O’Daniel North Apartments 10:55 a.m.- Incident Report/Non-campus 12:46 p.m.- Illness Report/Orr Center 1:50 p.m.- Incident Report/O’Daniel South Apartments 2:27 p.m.- Lost Property Report/Non-campus 2:28 p.m.-  Fire- False Alarm/Children’s Learning Cent...

University of Southern Indiana's student publication
News Briefs