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Hundreds of people gathered on the quad at IU South Bend to view the Great American Solar Eclipse. As the sky grew darker the crowd grew larger. Students, faculty, staff and visitors shared eclipse sunglasses, pinhole boxes, and stood in line to view the historic event through filtered telescopes. Some even brought welder helmets to view the spectacle. [caption id="attachment_8036"…

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Doug Buysse has been named the head men's baseball coach at Indiana University South Bend.  A South Bend native, Buysse takes over the Titan baseball program after serving as the head coach at South Bend Washington High School for four years. "We are excited to have Coach Buysee join our Titan team," said Executive Director of Athletics and Activities Steve.Bruce. "He is passionate about making a…

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Associate Professor of Secondary Education Hope Davis has been named Interim Dean of the School of Education at Indiana University South Bend. She takes over for Marvin Lynn, who left IU South Bend to be dean of Portland State University’s Graduate School of Education in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Davis has served as Chair of the Teacher Education Department at…

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Indiana University South Bend, with community partners Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library and the local chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America, is a recipient of a grant of $11,300 to host the NEA Big Read in St. Joseph County. An initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest, the NEA Big Read program is designed to broaden understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through…

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The Educational Leadership program and the Department of Counseling & Human Services in the IU South Bend School of Education have both received $20,000 planning grants from the Lilly Endowment Inc. to support the implementation of the Endowment’s Comprehensive Counseling Initiative. Each of the programs will engage in a set of activities designed to significantly strengthen faculty and alumni knowledge about the important role of school counselors in today’s schools.…

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