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Candidates for Chief Government Officer to visit campus

Candidates for Chief Government Officer to visit campus

Riley Guerzini, Managing Editor

September 28, 2018

Three candidates for the Chief Government and Legal Affairs Officer position will be on campus next week for a question and answer session with the university community. The topic of each presentation is “How would you tell USI’s story” and all candidates will host multiple open forums from 1:30 t...

Pence’s niece to present on experiences with campaign

Pence’s niece to present on experiences with campaign

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

October 18, 2017

The first thing Grace Poynter's uncle tells her when he sees her is that boys are evil. Poynter, the niece of Vice President Mike Pence, will give a presentation about her experiences on Pence’s campaigns for congress, governor and vice president as well as events like ball dances and debate...

The strong state

The strong state

Grace Poynter, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017

Earlier this week, there was been a lot of bomb dropping on fellow states around the world, particularly Syria and Afghanistan. It’s no secret that the Middle East has been a topic of conversation the past year, but recently things have been getting rough. Although it seems like the Middle E...

Thank You Card Vs. Thank You Tour

Thank You Card Vs. Thank You Tour

Gracie Poynter, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016

Most presidents show their gratitude for being elected as president of the United States through speeches and fulfilling the promises they made to America during their campaign. President Elect Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence have departed on a battleground state tour, thanking the people...

‘People-focused’ trustee backs importance of education

‘People-focused’ trustee backs importance of education

Matthew Devault, Staff Writer

August 17, 2016

Ellis Redd believes education is an equalizer. “It doesn’t matter who you are, or where you come from, an education can level the playing field and help you achieve things that you probably otherwise wouldn’t achieve,” Redd said. “I’m an example of that.”

Pott College receives grant for STEM development

Shannon Hall

January 28, 2014

Indiana Governor Mike Pence awarded USI $835,138 through the Indiana STEM Teacher Recruitment Fund to create a program that will recruit Indiana STEM teachers. USI has more than 2,400 students majoring in either STEM disciplines or teacher education programs. “This is a first time we received...

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