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Jul. 22, 2014

LEBANON, Ind. - On July 26 at 2:00 p.m. (EDT), officials from the City of Lebanon, machine tool builder Haas Automation, and Vincennes University will hold a groundbreaking ceremony and check presentation for the new Gene Haas Training Center, a 20,000-square-foot facility at 321 N. Mt. Zion Road in Lebanon.  Representatives from the Gene Haas Foundation will present a check for $1.5 million as a grant to help build the new facility.

In attendance will be the Honorable Mayor Huck Lewis, Gene Haas, and Vincennes University President Dick Helton, as well as officials from the City of Lebanon, Haas Automation, Haas Factory Outlet Indiana, and Vincennes University.

Vincennes University will operate the new Gene Haas Training Center, offering CNC machinist...

Jul. 16, 2014

VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University Alumni Association will host two day trips offering participants with opportunities to see the musical "Oklahoma!" on Aug. 27 and to tour the Indiana Historical Museum on Oct. 16.  These outings are open to the public; however, seating is limited and the deadline for reservations is July 15.

The Aug. 27 trip will take patrons to Indianapolis to the Beef and Boards Dinner Theatre for “Oklahoma!”  Tickets cost $85 and include transportation, show, and meal.

Tickets for the Oct. 16 trip to the Indiana Historical Museum in Indianapolis cost $45 and include transportation and admission.

Interested persons should call the VU Alumni Association, 812-888-4354 or 800-945-ALUM(2586).

Jul. 16, 2014

VINCENNES, Ind. - Visit the Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy on July 26 to witness the grand opening celebration of several new exhibits and interactive activities that will be sure to entertain and inform, whether you are nine or 90 years old.

Located on the campus of Vincennes University, the Skelton Museum grand opening will feature a welcome from Skelton’s widow Lothian, tours of several new exhibits, a performance by Red Skelton impersonator Tom Mullica, and a dessert reception.  Activities will start at 5:00 p.m. EST and tickets for the entire event cost $30.

The first phase of exhibits opened last summer and introduced patrons to Red's loveable yet dimwitted characters such as Freddie the Freeloader, George Appleby, and Cauliflower McPugg.  The...

Jul. 08, 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 go on sale July 9 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...

Jul. 08, 2014

VINCENNES, Ind. - Students pursuing a baccalaureate degree in engineering will benefit from an expanded formal articulation agreement between Purdue University and Vincennes University.

“The resources of each institution are leveraged to create a seamless program of study,” said Dr. Paul Wilder, dean of VU’s College of Science and Mathematics.  “The purpose of this agreement is to provide for the smooth transfer of VU engineering students to Purdue University-West Lafayette to complete their Bachelor of Science degree in one of 15 engineering disciplines.”

Also, the new articulation agreement allows for credits earned at Purdue to be transferred back and applied to a VU degree, benefitting students who transfer to Purdue prior to completion of all...

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