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Rice celebrated as ‘timeless personality’

Rice celebrated as ‘timeless personality’

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

January 29, 2020

Family, friends and community members all gathered in Carter Hall Friday and Saturday to celebrate the life of a university legend. Carter Hall remained silent, with people gathering around to express the loss of the university’s founding president. “We gather here to celebrate a timeless perso...

Campus visitation, funeral for Rice scheduled for this weekend

David Rice at an ISUE commencement in 1974.

Riley Guerzini and Rhonda Wheeler

January 17, 2020

Visitation and funeral services for the university’s deceased founding president David Rice will be Jan. 24 and Jan. 25 in Carter Hall according to a press release from the university. The visitation will be Jan. 24 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. followed by a prayer vigil led by Rev. Bernard Lutz, a friend ...

A leading legacy

A leading legacy

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief

January 16, 2020

  "Every citizen who desires an education, who is capable of attaining an education, and who is willing to achieve an education shall have the opportunity to do so." - David Rice Founding university President David Rice died at his residence in York, Pennsylvania Jan. 15, the university ann...

Longtime leader to retire

Longtime leader to retire

Noah Alatza, Community Engagement Manager

January 19, 2018

Cynthia Brinker walked around her office in the Byron C. Wright Administration building on a cold but sunny Friday morning. Laughing and pointing out pictures from years past at the university’s Higher Education Day at the Indiana Statehouse, her office houses hundreds of items of memorabilia. From a...

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