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Interim Dean of Students named

Interim Dean of Students named

Noah Alatza, News Editor

August 8, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News

The university has named associate professor of Political Science and Public Administration, Nicholas LaRowe, as the interim dean of students effective immediately. USI had been searching for the next dean of students as early as late May, after former Dean of Students Bryan Rush left to become the Associate Vice President for Campus ...

Vectren lobbyist appointed to Board of Trustees

Vectren lobbyist appointed to Board of Trustees

Noah Alatza, News Editor

July 26, 2018


Filed under News

Updated: Friday, August 17 Governor Eric Holcomb has appointed Evansville native Christine H. Keck to the university's Board of Trustees. Keck currently serves as Evansville-based utility giant Vectren Corporation’s federal government affairs director.   Her work includes lobbying to congre...

University seeks new Dean of Students

University seeks new Dean of Students

Noah Alatza, News Editor

July 11, 2018


Filed under News

The university is conducting a search for the next Dean of Students. In an email sent campus-wide on Wednesday, the university’s Human Resources department announced that two candidates will be completing interviews on July 16 and 17.

BREAKING: Law enforcement investigating Neo-Nazi posters

BREAKING: Law enforcement investigating Neo-Nazi posters

Megan Thorne and Noah Alatza

April 24, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News Briefs, Uncategorized

A full story with updated information can be found at: https://usishield.com/28310/breaking-news/28310/ Earlier, Tuesday  3:20 p.m. The Shield also spoke with Lieutenant Noah Robinson, from the Vanderburgh Sherriff's Department about the two instances. He said at this time the deputies on ...

Rochon named USI’s fourth president

Rochon named USI’s fourth president

Riley Guerzini and Noah Alatza

April 19, 2018


Filed under News

After a national presidential search, The Board of Trustees has voted unanimously 9-0 to approve Provost Ronald Rochon as the university's fourth president, replacing Linda Bennett.

SpringFest Recap

Jordan Auker, Photographer

April 17, 2018


Filed under Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jRnTZWci_eY

Student remembered as passionate, driven

Student remembered as passionate, driven

Noah Alatza, Community Engagement Manager

April 10, 2018


Filed under News, News Briefs

The university's psychology department confirmed Saturday that former senior psychology major Alex Hurt died Friday. “It is with an extremely heavy heart that we share this news with you,” a statement on the psychology department’s Facebook page said Saturday. “We will miss her contagious energy, bi...

Presidential candidates for USI, UE kept secret

Presidential candidates for USI, UE kept secret

Noah Alatza, Community Engagement Manager

March 21, 2018


Filed under News

Correction: The Shield previously reported that the USI Presidential search would be completed on or before April 1. According to Associate Vice President for Marketing and Communications Kindra Strupp, the time could be "varied," because the "search is not complete and there is no specific date f...

Evansville Donut Festival

Austin Lewis, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018


Filed under Video

On Saturday around 15 different coffee, donut, and pastry vendors participated in the 1st Annual Donut and Coffee Festival. The event included fun and games for all ages, the city’s longest Long John donut, and a live band performance. All proceeds will be split between the Kid’s Kingdom 2 and Stop...

USI, I can’t hear you

USI, I can’t hear you

Brian Alexander, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Creative Commons The Trump Administration issued an executive order last year banning travel from seven middle eastern countries. Students pulled together to form a Facebook event for a meeting of solidarity to show support for students of all faiths, held four days later after the order. The stude...

USI lags behind rest of the country on gender-neutral housing

USI lags behind rest of the country on gender-neutral housing

Noah Alatza, Community Engagement Manager

February 27, 2018


Filed under News

At nearly every state and private institution in Indiana, gender-neutral housing has been on the books for more than a decade. State colleges including Indiana University, Indiana University-Purdue University, Purdue University and the University of Evansville have all adopted gender-inclusive ...

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