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June 16, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – There is an increasing demand for healthcare professionals and Vincennes University is helping meet an important workforce need by offering a new online bachelor’s degree in Health Care Services Administration this fall. Health care became the largest employer in the United States in 2018. VU’s Bachelor of Science degree program is intended for...

June 10, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. –  Digging in the dirt while gardening can be therapy. People putting their hands in the soil or spending time in nature can provide opportunities to connect with others, boost relationship satisfaction, help manage stress, lessen emotional reactivity, and many other healing powers that can transform lives. Vincennes University is offering a fresh new...

REVISED 6/11/20   VINCENNES UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES Wednesday, June 17, 2020 Updike Hall – Room 142 (CALL IN MEETING)* 1251 N. Chestnut Street Vincennes, Indiana 47591 (All Times are Eastern Daylight Time) John Stachura, Chairman Executive Session – 9:30 a.m. (EDT) For discussion of the assessment, design, and implementation of school safety and security measures, plans,...

June 9, 2020 INDIANAPOLIS – Wearing a face mask is our new normal. People are wearing masks as a safety precaution due to the COVID-19 pandemic and it’s changing how we communicate. For deaf and hard of hearing individuals, face masks and coverings present new challenges. Deaf people who communicate using sign language use facial expressions to fully communicate, according to Dr....

June 3, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – While most travel has come to a halt due to the global pandemic, Vincennes University students have created an interactive StoryMap that allows visitors from anywhere in the world to trek with Col. George Rogers Clark and his men on their historic 1779 march to capture British-held Fort Sackville during the Revolutionary War, explore the grandness and...

May 27, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) College Success Program All-Star team of Amy Young, Shania Cremeans, and Gretchen McCrary recently showed off their talent in the virtual state JAG Career Development Conference. Amy Young, VU Student Young, a sophomore at the Vincennes campus, won the College Success Program state...

May 26, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – President Chuck Johnson announced the appointment of Whitney Daugherty as Vincennes University’s new Assistant Provost and Dean of Students for Student Affairs. Daugherty has strong ties to VU. She was previously the University’s Director of Student Activities. "I am pleased that Whitney will be rejoining Vincennes University,” Johnson said. “I...

May 21, 2020 AVON, Ind.  – Nurse Kayla Cash is doing things during the coronavirus pandemic that aren’t in her job description.  The Vincennes University graduate is creating personal moments of connection for COVID-19 patients. From deciphering that one of her patients on a ventilator wanted to hear from his wife when he kept turning and holding on to Cash's wedding ring to using her...

May 20, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – Dr. Jeffrey Taylor thought college wasn’t for him until he arrived at Vincennes University, and the experience led the way to his extraordinary career in education. Jeffrey Taylor, 1992 VU graduate “VU made me college and career ready,” Taylor said. “I brought the drive and VU provided the opportunity. There was so much support at VU.” Faculty play an...

May 19, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – One of the best gifts we can give to future generations is trees. "He who plants a tree, plants a hope," Lucy Larcom. Vincennes University is paying tribute to the historic Class of 2020 by donating tulip trees in their honor. Students and the community will look at the trees for a lifetime and remember the Class of 2020's courage and...

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