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February 25, 2021 VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University is looking ahead to fall 2021 with the Board of Trustees voting to resume full face-to-face instruction and full campus activities beginning with the Fall Semester 2021. VU is committed to offering active and engaging campuses and locations filled with unforgettable experiences both inside and outside of the classroom. “I know it’s...

February 24, 2021 VINCENNES, Ind. - The University of Southern Indiana and Vincennes University are teaming up in an effort to diversify their suppliers and contractors. USI President Ronald S. Rochon and VU President Chuck Johnson announced the alliance today, citing mutual challenges due to geography and scale, along with goals to pool resources for savings and share best practices. “Both...

February 22, 2021 VINCENNES, Ind. – The courage to begin a journey toward a dream coupled with a strong determination can lead a person to achieve great things. Such is the case is with Hunter Wilder, a student in Vincennes University’s Upward Bound program. He aimed high and has turned his dream into reality. Wilder will start college at an Ivy League institution later this year. ...

February 16, 2021 VINCENNES, Ind. - Vincennes University students recently competed in the Mid-West Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition and placed second, beating out Indiana University Bloomington, Purdue West Lafayette, and Purdue Global, to earn the group a position in the Wild Card round competition in March.  The VU Cyber Security Team of 7 competed very well despite the...

VINCENNES UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES Retreat and Board Meeting Schedule  Tuesday, February 16 & February 23, 2021 *ZOOM/CALL-IN MEETING* Learning Resource Center – Innovation Room #112 130 E. College Avenue Vincennes, IN  47591  (All Times are Eastern Standard Time) John Stachura, Board Chair Board Retreat Executive Session, February 16, 2021 – 1:00 p.m. – 3:30...

February 8, 2021 VINCENNES, Ind. – Helping others is the first step in making the world a better place. Vincennes University students are positively impacting the lives of others in a major way. They are on the frontlines of the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. Inside the bustling Knox County Health Department Covid-19 Vaccine Clinic, students are putting in several hours each day...

February 1, 2021 VINCENNES, Ind. - Amazon and Vincennes University are partners in a bold program that is a game-changer. The Mechatronics and Robotics Apprenticeship (MRA) program offers training to apprentices. VU is the first university to collaborate with Amazon to launch this distinctive educational partnership. The MRA program is a U.S. Department of Labor registered apprenticeship...

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...

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