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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

Informational boards of David L. Rices life and the time he served for the university.

Campus community celebrates first David L. Rice Day

Bryce West, Shelby Clark, and Clare Girten April 2, 2022

Students and the campus community honored David L. Rice, the university’s first president, at the first David L. Rice Day Friday. The event began around 11 a.m. and ended around 1 p.m. in the Rice Plaza.  The...

(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...

Dr. David L. Rice helped push the university into becoming independent.

David L. Rice: building a foundation

Emma Corry, Features Editor 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....

White House correspondent April Ryan spoke at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Luncheon Jan. 20 in Carter Hall.

A clear voice in troubled times

Emma Corry, Features Editor 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

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief 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...

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.

Old theatre properties to be auctioned off

Noah Alatza, Community Engagement Manager 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

Riley Guerzini, News Editor 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

Sarah Loesch 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

Gabi Wy, News Editor December 3, 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

Bradie Gray March 30, 2015
President Linda Bennett shared friendly advice and French toast with students early Thursday morning during the 26th annual Breakfast with the President.
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