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Former Art Chair receives award from mayor

Former Art Chair receives award from mayor

Emma Corry, Features Editor

August 17, 2019

Former Interim Chair of Art and Design Katie Waters received the Mayor’s Arts Award from Evansville Mayor Llyod Winnecke Thursday night at the 2019 Arts Council Awards ceremony at the Doubletree by Hilton in downtown Evansville. The annual awards ceremony hosted by the Arts Council of Southwestern In...

University memorial planned for administrative assistant

University memorial planned for administrative assistant

Noah Alatza, News Editor

January 7, 2019

The Art and Design department announced on Facebook Jan. 4, that a university memorial service for a former administrative assistant will take place on Jan 15. On Nov. 21, University Communications confirmed that Virginia Thomas, 71,  died on Nov. 18 in an email sent to the USI community. Inter...

‘She was the heart of our department’

‘She was the heart of our department’

Noah Alatza, News Editor

November 21, 2018

Longtime Art & Design Department Administrative Assistant, Virginia Thomas, 71, died Nov. 18. University Communications confirmed her death in an email sent to the USI community Nov. 21. Interim Art and Design Chair Katie Waters said the department was very pleased to have her join the team in 2002. ...

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