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Feb. 26, 2015

February 25, 2015 - VINCENNES, Ind. - The ceramic works of Brad Schweiger, a former art instructor at Vincennes University, is currently on exhibition at VU’s Shircliff Gallery of Art.  The Gallery is located inside the Shircliff Humanities Building at the corner of Second and Harrison Streets.  Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.

The exhibition will close on March 20 with a reception at 12:00 Noon (EST) in the gallery and the public is invited. 

“For several years my work has been driven by a variety of architectural influences, usually cityscapes and the surrounding industrial areas,” said Schweiger.  “I find an interesting parallel between architecture and pottery which both deal with elements of form and structure, interior/exterior,...

Feb. 19, 2015

Saturday's Science Olympiad is postponed to February 28, 2015.

February 19, 2015 - VINCENNES, Ind. - A Regional Science Olympiad is scheduled at Vincennes University on Feb. 21.  A dozen teams from 10 high schools will compete.

Competing schools include Avon, Bedford-North Lawrence, Bloomington’s Academy of Science and Entrepreneurship, Bloomington South, Mitchell, New Albany, Sullivan, Terre Haute North, Terre Haute South, and Vincennes Rivet.

"Vincennes University has a long track record of support for the Science Olympiad, which includes some excellent scholarship opportunities.  The competition provides students with an opportunity to connect their interests with the exceptional value that VU offers in STEM-related...

Feb. 13, 2015

National Players Tour
The 66th annual tour of the National Players will be coming through Vincennes on Monday and Tuesday, February 23 and 24.Welcome to The College of Humanities

Humanities is a great place to start if you have not chosen a major but want to begin college courses. We offer a wide variety of college programs taught by highly qualified and professional faculty who can help you find the major that's perfect for you.

The Humanities Program at Vincennes University offers motivated and curious students the opportunity to develop a unique major around a specific research interest or idea. Consolidated as an ...

Feb. 11, 2015

February 10, 2015 - VINCENNES, IND. - Vincennes University’s College of Technology will host the Indiana Region 4 and 5 Skills USA contest on Feb. 14.

More than 300 high school students and guests from southeastern and southwestern Indiana will compete for scholarships and the opportunity to advance to the State Leadership and Skills Conference in Indianapolis on April 10-11.  The students will be accompanied by more than 50 school advisors.  VU has hosted the regional competition for more than 20 years.

The Skills USA organization emphasizes technical skills, leadership, and interpersonal skills training.  It also exposes students to various career paths and encourages success in their selected vocations.

Areas of competition include architectural...

Feb. 09, 2015

February 9, 2015 - JASPER, Ind. - Alan D. Johnson, assistant vice president and dean of the Vincennes University Jasper Campus, is the recipient of the Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation District’s Friend of Conservation award.

The award was presented to Johnson in recognition for his efforts to create and sustain the Land Stewardship Initiative at the VU Jasper Campus.  A partnership with the Dubois County SWCD, its goals are to promote soil health to the community and to develop a respected demonstration and education area.

“The VUJC Land Stewardship Initiative is a partnership unique in Indiana and perhaps in the nation.  The Initiative, which began in 2012, is bearing fruit and its influence will certainly spread as the work matures and...


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