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Nov. 23, 2015

VINCENNES, Ind. - The public is invited to attend A Christmas Gala concert at Vincennes University’s Red Skelton Performing Arts Center on Dec. 9 at 7:30 PM (EST).  Admission is free.

The Sinfonia Club will also host a food drive that evening and patrons are encouraged to bring donations of non-perishable food items (canned or dry).  Food collected at the event will benefit “Sandy’s Pantry" at St. John’s United Church of Christ.

The concert will showcase a variety of student performing groups from the Department of Music and Theatre, including the Concert Band and Percussion Ensemble, Susie Jackson, director; the Concert Choir, Dr. Matthew Latta, director; the VU Connection, Lisa Miller, director; the Jazz Ensemble, Wade Baker, director; the Brass Ensemble,...

Nov. 23, 2015

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Nov. 19, 2015

VINCENNES, Ind. - High school students are invited to attend Performing Arts Day on Dec. 5, 9:30 a.m. EST, at Vincennes University’s Red Skelton Performing Arts Center.

Sponsored by the VU Department of Music and Theatre, the day will provide students with a hands-on opportunity to experience music and theatre programming.  Pre-registration is required and can be completed online at

Sign-in will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the Skelton Center followed by a welcome at 10 a.m. from the VU Admissions Department.  There will be a discussion about VU programs at 11 a.m., concluding with tours at 11:30 and lunch at 12:30 p.m. at Tecumseh Dining Center.


Nov. 19, 2015

VINCENNES, Ind. - Hundreds of students from Hong Kong have graduated from Vincennes University, thanks to support from the CW Chu Foundation, recently recognized by VU.

Photo - David Chu, chair of the CW Chu Foundation, receives a Vincennes University Legacy Award from Interim VU President Chuck Johnson during Johnson's recent Asian trip.  The award recognizes the CW Foundation for providing resources for students to attend VU. 

The CW Chu Foundation is the recipient of the VU President’s Legacy Award.  The award was presented to David Chu, son of the late Dr. C.W. Chu, who began sponsoring students to attend VU in the mid-1960s.  VU Interim President Chuck Johnson presented the award at an alumni dinner hosted at the CW College of the Chinese...

Nov. 13, 2015

From left, Vincennes University business majors Katrina Strange, Bruceville, and Kaitlyn Ashby, Bicknell, talk with Valerie Bannister, supervisor at Personal Finance Company, Vincennes, during VU's Internship Fair for students on Nov. 12 at Green Activities Center.  Sponsored by the VU Center for Career and Employer Relations, the event attracted about 30 employers seeking VU interns.  


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