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David L. Rice: building a foundation

Dr. David L. Rice helped push the university into becoming independent.
January 21, 2020

Robert Reid said that David Rice understood, better than anyone, that USI needed to be whatever the community thought was needed.  Rice was the founding president of USI where he served for 27 years....

A clear voice in troubled times

White House correspondent April Ryan spoke at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Luncheon Jan. 20 in Carter Hall.
White House correspondent speaks at annual luncheon
January 21, 2020

April Ryan stood before a crowd of people in Carter Hall on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and asked them where was their "dis"ease (unease) at the state of the world for African Americans and where was the...

USI Foundation extends scholarship deadline application

USI Foundation extends scholarship deadline application
October 22, 2019

The USI Foundation has extended their scholarship applications through AwardSpring for the next academic year to Nov. 3. Current, incoming and transfer students can click on the AwardSpring Icon on...

Old theatre properties to be auctioned off

Bids for the old theatre property on Iglehart Ave. will close April 19. The university has owned the property since they purchased it from the Evansville Catholic Diocese in 1970.
March 23, 2018

The aged walls of the former Indiana State University - Evansville Playhouse on the westside of the city quietly blended in the with the backdrop of homes straddling Iglehart Avenue. The Playhouse...

SGA allocates nearly $13,000 in grants

SGA allocates nearly $13,000 in grants
February 9, 2017

SGA passed three resolutions on Thursday allocating $12,879.75 in grants to 18 different students and student organizations. SGA distributed the grants three ways between the New Student Orginzation...

‘Inspiring vision’: Griffin Center officially opens

May 6, 2016

Robert Griffin said he doesn't believe anyone ever thought USI would grow to what it is today. "(USI) has been so well done," the former chair of the USI Foundation Board of Directors said. "We've been...

‘Life-transforming’ campaign exceeds goal

December 2, 2015
With alumnus Keith Jewell’s gift of $2 million, the university surpassed Campaign USI’s goal of $50 million nearly a year ahead of schedule.

Bennett hopes to tackle student issues following annual breakfast

Bennett hopes to tackle student issues following annual breakfast
March 30, 2015

It was an early start for some Eagles Thursday morning as they slowly, but surely, made their way to Carter Hall before 8 a.m. These early birds were there to get advice and a few slices of French...

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