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January 28, 2021 VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University Foundation in conjunction with the family of Gregory McMichael has established two new scholarships. The Gregory McMichael Aviation Memorial Scholarship and the Gregory McMichael Mechanical Engineering Memorial Scholarship will help students facing economic barriers to pursuing their degree in one of these programs. The Aviation...

January 25, 2021 VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University has created global collaborations and a unique 21st-century educational opportunity for high school students in Taiwan. VU recently entered into new and exciting partnerships with Taipei Private Taibei High School (THS) and Wagor International School (WIS) to provide a path to education for international students during the global...

January 21, 2021 VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University Vincennes campus is looking different than the one many remember.  A longtime residence hall that was home to countless students has been torn down and the building’s absence changes the look of VU’s 200-plus acre campus. The demolition of Harrison Hall marks the end of an era. Residence halls play an important role in the lives...

January 14, 2021 VINCENNES, Ind. – The Covid-19 pandemic has turned our lives upside down. Many people are feeling some level of stress at times related to the virus and other life stressors.   A new book by Vincennes University Associate Professor of English Jesse Coomer shares healthy ways to manage stress through breathwork. He is a breathwork coach who is certified in many...

December 18, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of information technology. Vincennes University President Dr. Chuck Johnson is proud to announce Bob Wisler has been chosen to oversee all aspects of VU’s information technology as the Chief Information Officer and Director of the Management Information Center. “VU is fortunate to have a talented...

December 17, 2020 PLAINFIELD, Ind. – The Marine Toys for Tots Program helps less fortunate children experience the joy of the holidays each December. What you may not know is just how much space is needed to store the thousands upon thousands of toys collected throughout the year, and that’s where Vincennes University merrily steps in. VU may not be the North Pole or what you imagine as...

December 14, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. –  Vincennes University awarded an Honorary Doctor of Business degree to Albert Chen, the founder and executive chairman of one of the largest private companies in Indiana, during the University’s Mid-Year Virtual Commencement on Dec. 12. Chen is the founder of the Telamon Corporation headquartered in Carmel, Indiana. Telamon operates globally in 48...

December 11, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. - When most people think of volunteering with a nonprofit organization, the acts of service do not normally include developing a Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR) plan. However, when Helping His Hands needed such a plan, Vincennes University Information Technology Department Chair Jaci Lederman was inspired to incorporate the act of...

December 10, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – As Vincennes University prepares to celebrate Commencement and graduates who soon will be alumni, VU is turning its attention to existing alumni to keep the VU experience alive for future generations. VU is launching an enhanced alumni referral program that encourages alumni to introduce the University to prospective students. The Refer A Student...

December 8, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – Rosalynn Kowal and Lacey Lane will inspire their fellow graduates as student speakers at Vincennes University’s Mid-Year Virtual Commencement 2020 on Dec. 12. VU is proud to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of the Class of 2020. The ceremony is a well-deserved celebration of their hard work and success, especially during a challenging year. It...

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