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Former Art Chair receives award from mayor

Katie Waters

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...

Katie Waters to present her artwork during her time with the university

Katie Waters to present her artwork during her time with the university

Caroline Schultheis, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019

The College of Liberal Arts at the University of Southern Indiana will host the final Liberal Arts Faculty Colloquium for the Spring 2019 semester. This will feature professor and chair of the USI Art Department, Katie Waters, April 12 at 3 p.m. in Kleymeyer Hall in the lower level of the Liberal Arts...

Memorial service honors late art administrative assistant

College of Liberal Arts Dean James Beeby greets mourners at a memorial service for Virginia Thomas.

Haviland Cardinal, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019

A cold and grey January afternoon, the trees on campus seemed barren of life, the grieving met inside the Liberal Art Center to celebrate the life of Virginia Thomas. The art department’s longtime administrative assistant died on Nov. 18, a month shy of her birthday. Thomas would have been 72 yea...

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...

‘No way to make it fully accessible’

The two-story Arts Center only has one dedicated restroom, and it’s located on it’s lower level.

Noah Alatza, News Editor

September 25, 2018

Parker Grace had just started working on an assignment when he had to use the restroom in the middle of class. Grace had a problem though, he was on the first floor of the Arts Center. The freshman undecided major did not want to walk to the lower level to use the Arts Center’s single restroom...

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