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The Shield

University of Southern Indiana's student publication | USI | student newspaper

The Shield

University of Southern Indiana's student publication | USI | student newspaper

The Shield

(Left to right) Curt Gilstrap, Steve Wozniak, Connie Romain and Ronald Romain stand together Wednesday night in Screaming Eagles Arena before Wozniak signed Apple memorabilia. The products signed by Wozniak where donated to the USI Foundation.

Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, speaks on campus

Ian Young and Shelby Clark March 31, 2022

Amidst storm sirens and severe thunderstorm warnings students, faculty and the Evansville community gather in the Screaming Eagles Arena Wednesday night to listen to Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of...

USI Recognizes nine Phenomenal Women on campus and in the community at large. Top row from left to right: Denise Johnson-Kincaid, Trinisia Brooks, Megan Wagler, and Jillian Brothers. Bottom row: Ann White, Renee Frimming, Paige Walling and Christy Ski. Not pictured: Paola Marizan.

USI recognizes nine “Phenomenal Women”

Tegan Ruhl, Staff Writer March 31, 2022

USI honored nine women at the 21st annual “Phenomenal Women” recognition ceremony Tuesday in Carter Hall. There were seven categories of women recognized: undergraduate student, graduate student, alumna,...

STEM educator Fredi Lajvardi will speak  at 6 p.m. Feb. 18 in the Performance Center.

STEM educator to bring inspiration, education

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer February 16, 2020

Carmen Stoen enjoys hearing other’s stories and drawing inspiration from them. “I think it’s always helpful to hear someone else’s story and learn from others so I think it’s a good way to...

Stigma behind education majors

Stigma behind education majors

Emily Catterton, Staff Writer January 28, 2020

Two common phrases I have heard as an education major since declaring my major my sophomore year are “wow, I could never deal with all of that” or “it definitely isn’t about the money, huh?”...

I want to do something I genuinely like

‘I want to do something I genuinely like’

Brian Alexander, Opinion Editor March 27, 2018

LaVerne Jones In physics class, there is not an open seat. Students are packed into the classroom, pencils furiously scratching notes as the teacher gives examples. In a class of 40 students, only...

Poll: Students unsure about post-grad success

Poll: Students unsure about post-grad success

Riley Guerzini, News Editor January 31, 2018

Graphic by Monica Smith Students across the country are feeling less assured that they will graduate with the necessary skills to prepare them for the workforce. A 2017 Gallup/Strada national student...

Bennett lobbies for budget

Riley Guerzini, News Editor January 25, 2017

University President Linda Bennett went before the Indiana House Ways and Means Committee last Wednesday to request 44.7 million for the 2017-2019 Operating and Capital Improvement Budget. The budget...

University opens summer camp registration

Nick Leighty, Staff writer February 23, 2016

The university’s SwISTEM Resource Center and the Pott College of Science, Engineering and Education has opened registration to three summer camps. These camps are open to children between 6th and...

Pott College receives grants to impact STEM education

Gabi Wy, News Editor January 12, 2016

The Teaching Eagles program and the university graduate program for high school teachers received more than $700,000 in separate grants from the Indiana Commission for Higher Education to use through 2017. The...

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...

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