September 25, 2020
VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University’s reputation as best of the
best is once again on display. Instructor John McClure is "Best
Teacher" while VU is recognized as the "Best
College/University" in Knox County’s Readers’ Choice Awards.
VU prides itself on offering access to high-quality, affordable
education for all. Creating an atmosphere for...
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 held
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 to leading...
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
Braun’s congratulatory remarks from the Senate floor were broadcast
live on C-SPAN 2 Wednesday evening.
Watch video: https://youtu.be/TdcZebifDoI
Braun, a Jasper...
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 apartments...
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 lives.
August 27, 2020
VINCENNES, Ind. - Vincennes University continues to promote the value
of higher education for all, and the University has increased
enrollment in the Distance Education Program and at the VU Jasper campus.
Enrollment numbers for the 2020 Fall Semester were reported during a
call-in meeting of the Board of Trustees on Aug. 26.
Senior Director of External Relations Sarah...
August 27, 2020
VINCENNES, Ind. - The flagship mobile game created by Creative Wisdom
Games, LLC - cofounded by Vincennes University professors Jaci
Lederman and Newton Lee - won the Best App award at the 11th New Media
Film Festival on Aug. 15.
“Pearls of Wisdom: Chloe’s Adventure” took the top prize during an
award show broadcast live on YouTube from Los Angeles. New Media Film
August 25, 2020
INDIANAPOLIS – Aaron Radford-Jackson was simply driving along when he
came upon a harrowing scene. A man was standing in the street gasping
for air. Without giving it a second thought, Radford-Jackson jumped
out of his truck and ran to the emergency.
Ben Miller, who is a father and husband, is alive thanks to the
Vincennes University graduate’s heroic actions and quick...
August 25, 2020
INDIANAPOLIS - Vincennes University and Leadership in Flight Training
(LIFT) Academy welcomed its first group of students in its
professional pilot training partnership program last week. The
partnership offers students an opportunity to pursue the VU Aviation
Associate Degree Program along with their professional flight training
through LIFT Academy.