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Apr. 15, 2015

DATE:  April 15, 2015 - VINCENNES, Ind. – Students pursuing a baccalaureate degree in Industrial Engineering will benefit from a newly expanded formal articulation agreement between Purdue University and Vincennes University.

“This agreement expands the scope of our comprehensive articulation to nine individual engineering disciplines, creating a seamless program of study in Industrial Engineering,” said Dr. Paul Wilder, Dean of VU’s College of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics.  “The purpose of the comprehensive agreement is to provide for the smooth transfer of VU engineering students to Purdue University—West Lafayette to complete a Bachelor of Science degree in the engineering discipline of their choice.”

This articulation agreement includes a...

Apr. 15, 2015

April 15, 2015 - VINCENNES, Ind. - An Evening of Music and Dance will be presented by the Vincennes University Music and Theatre departments on April 28, 7:30 p.m. (EDT), at the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center.  Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.

The performance will feature the VU Jazz Ensemble, VU Connection, and members of the Tap Dance class.

Apr. 13, 2015

April 13, 2015 - VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University Music Department will present an opera workshop, Semele: G. F. Handel, on April 15, 4:30 p.m. (EDT), at the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center.  Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.

The workshop features a Baroque opera scenes project staged in one act.  Jupiter, king of the gods, snatches Semele, a mortal beauty, on her wedding day.  He whisks her to a new palace, “beyond the reach of mortal eyes,” where they enjoy “endless pleasure and endless love.”  Juno, Jupiter’s immortal wife, is furiously jealous and seeks her revenge.  Together with antics provided by her heavenly assistant, Iris, and the aid of Somnus, the god of sleep, she exacts her revenge on the amorous pair.  Coupled with...

Apr. 13, 2015

April 13, 2015 - VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University Music Department will present its annual Guitar Fest on April 30, 7:30 p.m. EDT, at the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center.  The concert is free and the public is invited to attend.

The Guitar Fest will feature a wide variety of music such as tributes to the BeeGees, Kansas, Don McClean, the Staple Singers, and several genres from Moe's Art to Motown, folk to jazz, classical to rock to blues, all performed by a host of talented VU alumni, students and faculty.

Guest performers include Kelsey Barr, Chris Coatney, The Hawf's, Bonnie Hinkle, Joseph Jones, and Robert Trail along with the VU Advanced Guitar Class, Blues Ensemble, Classical Guitar Ensemble, Jazz Combo, and the VU Strings.

Apr. 10, 2015

Partnership will help support economic development needs for region’s employers

April 10, 2015 - INDIANAPOLIS - A partnership program in which the final two years of a Purdue University bachelor’s degree in engineering may be offered on Vincennes University campuses was announced Friday (April 10) by Purdue and Vincennes. The program is a partnership among Vincennes, Purdue’s College of Engineering at West Lafayette and the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI.

Designed to attract both traditional full-time students and working professionals from the southwest Indiana area, the program would...

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