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Indiana University South Bend is proud to announce that it was recently awarded a $2,092,527 Strengthening Institutions Program Grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The grant provides more than 73 percent of the total costs and will support a transformative five-year project that will take a learning community approach to student success.   The grant is one of the most competitive and coveted grants among the Department of Education…

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Indiana Business Journal has released a list of noteworthy leaders throughout the state, and IU South Bend graduates Regina Emberton and Isaac Torres are among them. The list, available at Indiana250.com, was compiled by IBJ executives, editors and newsroom staffs after a process that included reviewing nominations, researching Indiana organizations, and interviewing community leaders across the state. "Our graduates regularly go on to have careers that have impactful reverberations statewide,"…

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Fees for parking, applying, others eliminated Indiana University is working with students and high schools to make the transition to college more seamless, lowering common barriers to post-secondary education, taking steps to help high school students access college-level classes, and reducing common fees. "In this economic climate we want to ensure students who pursue their education at IU South Bend are able to manage costs and receive a world class…

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Dr. Jesús García-Martínez will be the new dean of the Vera Z. Dwyer College of Health Sciences at IU South Bend.   Most recently the associate dean for research and professor of clinical health sciences for the Doisy College of Health Sciences at Saint Louis University, Dr. García-Martínez has an extensive career in higher education focused on strategic planning, development of new academic and research programs, and attracting diverse populations of…

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2022’s cohort of new honorees for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching (PAEMST) numbers just 117, with only two coming from Indiana. IU South Bend alumna Sara Hoover, who teaches at Beiger Elementary in Mishawaka, is one of them. A lifelong Mishawaka resident, Hoover works in the same school district she once attended as a child. At IU South Bend, she studied elementary education and teaching,…

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