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Japanese School wins 11th consecutive award

December 8, 2016
Filed under News Briefs

The university’s Southern Indiana Japanese School received its 11th consecutive School Award in Writing from the Japan Overseas Education Services. There are close to 300 Japanese schools abroad and only 20 of them are awarded this honor. Keietsu Nishimura, principal of SIJS, said when the schoo...

Senior named finalist for broadcasting award

Megan Thorne, Opinion Editor
September 7, 2016
Filed under Sports

Jevin Redman always played sports growing up. Redman a senior marketing major and radio/TV minor said after being around sports all his life he thought he would try broadcasting and quickly became obsessed with it. “Broadcasting is not hard but it’s not easy,” the Spin’s sports director said. ...

Fraternity’s ‘steady progress’ recognized

Gabi Wy, Features Editor
September 1, 2016
Filed under News

When Daniel Nickens joined Sigma Pi in 2014, he said the fraternity was “on the cusp” of something greater. This summer, the USI chapter of Sigma Pi received the Grand Chapter Award at the fraternity’s convocation ceremony in Las Vegas. This award is given to the 25 highest-ranking chapters nationwide. ...

Bennett receives Rotary Civic Award

Nick Leighty, Staff writer
May 2, 2016
Filed under News

When President Linda Bennett attended a rotary club luncheon April 19, she was unaware of what was in store. Bennett received the 2015 Rotary Civic Award for leadership in the community and significant contributions to the community and state of Indiana. The Rotary Club Civic Award was founded in 1927 to re...

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