September 6, 2019 / Vincennes University hosting Law Enforcement and
Conservation Law Enforcement Alumni Reunion
VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University Law Enforcement
and Conservation Law Enforcement programs in collaboration with the VU
Alumni Association are hosting an alumni reunion on Sept. 27-28 as
part of Parent, Family and Alumni Weekend.
The Law Enforcement and Conservation Law Enforcement
programs are longstanding with a rich history on the VU campus. The
Law Enforcement Program is celebrating its 50th year and the
Conservation Law Enforcement Program is not far behind. Alumni,
current students, current and past faculty are invited to gather and
celebrate those who have walked the halls and paved the way for the
success of these programs.
The reunion will include a BBQ and bonfire at Kimmell Park
on Sept. 27 at 6:30 p.m. with a social hour later at Vincennes Brewing Company.
Earlier in the day, ATF agent and VU alumnus James Soper is
the guest speaker during a presentation from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Red
Skelton Performing Arts Center. Soper will share his expertise about
what to do in the case of active shooter and will present the Avoid
Deny Defend program. This event is free and open to the public. Law
enforcement officers in Indiana can receive continuing education hours
Activities on Sept. 28 kick off at Kimmell Park with the
annual Tube Race down the Wabash River at 10 a.m. The Parent, Family
and Alumni Picnic begins at noon at Kimmell Park.
The reunion wraps up with a Law Enforcement and Conservation
Law Enforcement banquet at Green Activities Center at 6 p.m. with
distinguished alumni being honored during the evening.
To register or get a schedule of all activities, go to https://alumni.vinu.edu/lereunion.
Reunion tickets are $40 per person.
VINCENNES UNIVERSITY - Indiana’s First College
VU is state-supported with campuses in Vincennes and Jasper,
the Aviation Technology Center and American Sign Language program in
Indianapolis, Early College Career and Technical Education Centers,
and additional sites such as the Gene Haas Training and Education
Center in Lebanon, the Logistics Training and Education Center in
Plainfield, and the Gibson County Center for Advanced Manufacturing
and Logistics in Fort Branch. A leader in developing Early Colleges
statewide, VU also offers instruction at military sites throughout the nation.
In addition to offering a wide range of associate degree and
certificate programs, VU also offers bachelor’s degree programs in
technology, homeland security, nursing, secondary education programs
in mathematics and science, and special education/elementary education.
VU enrolls students from throughout Indiana, 35 other
states, and 17 countries. Tuition and fees are the lowest among
Indiana campuses with residence halls. VU is accredited by the Higher
Founded in 1801, VU is Indiana’s first college and is the
only college in the nation founded by an individual who would later
become President of the United States. William Henry Harrison, the
ninth U.S. President, founded VU while serving as governor of the
Indiana Territory. More information is available at www.vinu.edu.
Vincennes University Newsroom
MARCIA MARTINEZ, University Life Reporter & Sports
812-888-4164 office, 314-599-1519 cell,
Department of University Relations, www.vinu.edu/newsroom