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September 23, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. - While most people their age were probably sleeping in on a recent Saturday morning, 71 high school students from 10 schools were hard at work at 8 a.m. getting their hands dirty in holes dug into the ground. The students were participating in the Vincennes University/Purdue University High School Soil Judging Invitational. The event was...

Sept. 21, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. - Vincennes University is waiving application fees for anyone who applies in 2020.  “We recognize many families have been impacted financially by COVID-19, and waiving the fee will eliminate obstacles. We want to make sure that nothing comes between a student and their dreams and goals,” according to VU President Dr. Chuck Johnson. According...

September 17, 2020 JASPER, Ind. – The national spotlight shined brightly on Vincennes University Jasper as Sen. Mike Braun (R-IN) took the U. S. Senate floor on Wednesday to celebrate the campus and its 50th anniversary.   Braun’s congratulatory remarks from the Senate floor were broadcast live on C-SPAN 2 Wednesday evening. Watch video: https://youtu.be/TdcZebifDoI ...

Sept. 16, 2020 By Trey Van Natta, The Trailblazer Staff Writer and Guest Contributor VINCENNES, Ind. – Many students have noticed the new and colorful French Quarter Apartments located along Second Street. Vincennes University broke ground in October of 2019 and managed to complete enough of the project to have students moving in by the start of Fall 2020 classes. The...

September 2, 2020 JASPER, Ind. - Vincennes University Jasper has a rich history, and that history is woven tightly with the Dubois County community. “The community is the lifeblood of the Jasper campus,” former VU Jasper dean Dr. Gerald Altstadt said. The 2020-2021 academic year marks the 50th anniversary of VU Jasper and celebrates five decades of excellence and transforming...