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Aug. 21, 2014

VINCENNES, Ind. - "Encore" performances of The Cast of Beatlemania and David Phelps Classic Christmas will be presented by the Vincennes University Alumni Community Series at VU's Red Skelton Performing Arts Center.  Tickets for the "Encore" performances are on sale at the Dayson Foundation and Alumni Center on the corner of Third Street and College Avenue.  Tickets may also be purchased by phone at 812-888-4354 or 800-945-ALUM (2586).

Two performances of Beatlemania will take place on Sept. 20.  Alumni Community Series season ticket holders are invited to attend the 6:00 p.m. (EDT) show.  The 9:00 p.m. "Encore" show will be open to the public and tickets are $35 for adults, $30 for seniors (60+), $25 for VU employees and retired, and $20 for students.  The Cast of...

Aug. 21, 2014

VINCENNES, Ind. - Vincennes University's Red Skelton Performing Arts Center will host the Friends of The Bob & Tom Show Comedy Tour on Oct. 4 at 7:00 p.m. (EDT).

Tickets go on sale Friday at 9:00 a.m. and can be purchased online at, by calling 812-888-4039, or in person at the Skelton Center Box Office, 20 Red Skelton Blvd.  Tickets cost $27 per person and include a $1 donation to the Red Cross.  This show is recommended for those 18 years old and older.  The performance is sponsored by The Bob & Tom Show and WBTO 102.3/WAOV 1450.

Hosted by Bob & Tom’s own Chick McGee, scheduled performers include comedians David Dyer (www.daviddyercomedy....

Aug. 21, 2014

VINCENNES, Ind. - Several area businesses will offer samples of their food products at A Taste of Vincennes on Aug. 26, 5:00-7:00 PM (EDT), at Vincennes University’s Intramural Field.  The site is near the Tecumseh Dining Center and parking is available across from the P.E. Complex on Chestnut Street. 

The public is invited to attend.  Tickets cost $5 per person and can be purchased at the gate.  VU students and employees admitted free with ID.  This event is sponsored by VU’s Campus Activities Board (CAB) and radio station WFML.

Participating businesses include Gracie’s, Apple Hill Orchard, Quickies, GNC, Extreme Nutrition & Smoothies, Charlies Caramel Corn & Candy Shop, Baker’s Alley, J. Gumbo’s, Noble Roman’s, The Big Peach, and Patty Cakes.

Aug. 21, 2014

Vincennes University Board of Trustees
Finance/Revenue Committee
Mike Sievers, Chair

Monday, August 25, 2014
11:00 a.m. (EDT)

Welsh Administration Building, Board Room #166
Vincennes Campus
15 East Indianapolis Avenue
Vincennes, Indiana

Aug. 21, 2014

VINCENNES, Ind. - Vincennes University will recognize Constitution Day with a presentation by Thomas Von Essen who served as the Fire Commissioner of New York City at the time of the terrorist attacks on 9/11.  He will speak on Leadership in Adversity on Sept. 16, 11:00 a.m. (EDT) at VU’s Red Skelton Performing Arts Center.  Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.

Photo - In this Sept. 14, 2001, photo, Mayor Rudolph Guiliani, President George Bush, and FDNY Fire Commissioner Thomas Von Essen discuss the devastation at Ground Zero.

Thomas Von Essen, New York City's 30th Fire Commissioner from April 1996 to December 2001, had seen just about everything during his 31-year career in the fire department:  building collapses, raging infernos, heroic...


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