The Shield

Volunteer eagles: engineering students build bridge, community

Volunteer eagles: engineering students build bridge, community

Emma Corry, Features Editor

October 15, 2019

Every other week the Shield will interview a student involved in volunteer work. This week, Koby Lindner and Josef Winkler talk about their involvement building a bridge in Mdlasomi, Eswatini. A nearly 100-meter long suspension bridge sits across the Ngwempisi River in the African country of Eswati...

Volunteer USI recognizes students, mentors, members of the community

Volunteer USI recognizes students, mentors, members of the community

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer

September 2, 2019

Volunteer USI recognized three recipients of the Volunteer of the Year awards during their annual dinner Aug. 21. The awards recognize a student, a mentor who is a part of the university faculty or staff, and a volunteer who is a part of the university’s faculty, staff or alumni. Each volunteer was...

“We don’t want development”

“We don’t want development”

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

September 19, 2017

As plans to develop the University Parkway corridor move forward, community members made it clear to county planners: they don’t want any development. The Vanderburgh County Commissioners, Evansville-Vanderburgh County Area Plan Commission (APC) and the Evansville Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPO) al...

‘Strong team community’

‘Strong team community’

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief

September 7, 2016

This year the quidditch team introduced a new president, sophomore Ashlen Bellin. The Shield sat down with her to talk about her start in quidditch and this years team. The Shield: What position do you play on the team? Ashlen Bellin: I’m primarily a chaser, but sometimes a beater if it’s needed. Cha...

‘Enthusiastic’ professor recognized by arts council

‘Enthusiastic’ professor recognized by arts council

Gabi Wy, Features Editor

August 17, 2016

Brakston Farrar said art professor Joan deJong doesn’t spoonfeed her students.

University celebrates engagement

University celebrates engagement

Nick Leighty, Staff Writer

March 2, 2016

Linda White’s first thought when asked about engagement was about weddings and TLC’s “Say Yes to the Dress.”

Celebration of Engagement to be more interactive

Celebration of Engagement to be more interactive

Abigail Suddarth, Staff Writer

February 24, 2016

Stephanie El Tawil is tired of going to professional development fairs and receiving handouts. “I actually want to talk to people and I want to see what’s actually happening,” said the senior program assistant for the Center for Applied Research.

Evansville community comes together

Evansville community comes together

Anna Todd

September 16, 2015

Records are being broken this year at the United Way Day of Caring, said Amanda Newman at the event’s  kick-off breakfast. Volunteers from across Evansville gathered together to give back to their community at the annual Day of Caring, put on by the United Way of Southwestern Indiana on Friday...

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