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IU South Bend is offering a one-stop shop to help students get ready for the start of the spring semester. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, January 8 Register for classes, which begin January 10. You can reserve an advising/registration appointment at https://go.iu.edu/3QTYPick up your Crimson CardGet your books at the Hammes Bookstore at IU South Bend  Academic success coaches will be available, along with Admissions, Financial Aid and Scholarships, Bursar, Registrar,…

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Financial aid professionals from Indiana University South Bend will help collegebound students and their families open the door to financial aid during College Goal Sunday Nov. 7 from 2-4 p.m. The free program assists Indiana students in filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA form is required for students to be considered for federal and state grants, scholarships, and student loans at most universities.  College Goal…

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Thanks to support from the Community Foundation of Elkhart County, IU South Bend can better serve more high school students, adult learners and lifetime learners as well as businesses and organizations in the Elkhart area. A new grant will equip IU South Bend to expand its capacity to enhance workforce and economic development and build more K-12 and community partnerships.   “There is great potential in Elkhart County for us to partner with community organizations, businesses, and schools to meet educational, talent, and business development needs by offering more programs through IUSB’s Elkhart Center,” said Susan Elrod, PhD, chancellor of Indiana University South Bend.  The Community Foundation will provide funding for a new position—the director of Elkhart programs and partnerships—who will be a…

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The former site of Playland Park is now Indiana University South Bend’s River Crossing Student Housing. But from 1946 to 1954, athletes took the field at the Park to compete as the South Bend Blue Sox, one of the four original teams of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL). On May 26, the 75th anniversary of the first time the Blue Sox played at Playland Park, Betsy Jochum, a…

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Dr. Gail McGuire, professor of Sociology and director of Community Engagement Honored and humbled to be named the 33rd Lundquist Fellow, Dr. Gail McGuire, professor of Sociology and director of Community Engagement, showcased her students’ work and asked them to speak about the personal and academic impact of their undergraduate research and community engagement experiences in her recent Lundquist lecture.   “Pulling all my students’ work together and to see it…

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