VU News Releases

August 7, 2017 / Training begins at Indiana’s only underground mining simulation center VIDEOS, PHOTOS - click  HERE FORT BRANCH, Ind. - Indiana’s only underground mining simulation center is open and providing training to area miners. The $2 million facility, completed in late May, is located at Vincennes Uiversity’s Gibson County Center for Advanced Manufacturing and...

August 4, 2017 /  VU Foundation announces Polk-Decker Scholarship recipients NOTE: Click on student names for links to photos VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University Foundation’s Polk-Decker Scholarship Committee has announced the recipients of its respected Polk-Decker Scholarship for the 2017-18 academic year.  The recipients are Elysa Moreland of Bicknell,...

August 2, 2017 / VU named one of the Best 4-Year Colleges in Indiana FOSTER CITY, Calif. - Vincennes University earned the No. 4 spot in the ranking of the best four-year colleges in Indiana, according to Schools.com, an educational resource for prospective students. The study highlights Vincennes University’s strong performance in affordability as the institution was ranked No. 1...

July 27, 2017 / VU approves $5.85 million aircraft purchase for Aviation Flight program VINCENNES, Ind. - Demonstrating its commitment to aviation training, Vincennes University will purchase $5.85 million in new aircraft for its Aviation Flight program in Indianapolis. Cirrus Aircraft will provide eight aircraft and Piper Aircraft will provide three aircraft. The VU Board of Trustees...

July 24, 2017 / Trailblazer 5K run is Aug. 12 VINCENNES, Ind. - Generations, a program of Vincennes University, will host its annual Trailblazer 5K on Aug. 12, at the VU track, located at the corner of Chestnut Street and Red Skelton Blvd. The earlybird registration fee is $30, through July 28. Later entry fees will be $35. Registration can be completed online at...