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On September 24, South Bend residents were invited to join the Indiana University South Bend Civil Rights Heritage Center (CRHC) and celebrate a relaunch of its African American Landmark Tour, a project that widely shares local Black history.  In 2013, the Civil Rights Heritage Center launched the first version of the Landmark Tour. It identified seventeen sites that tell part of the broad experiences lived by African American people in…

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Indiana University South Bend celebrated its inaugural Night of the Titans, bestowing seven 2022 Alumni of the Year awards and the 2022 Chancellor’s Medal while raising funds for student scholarships. A crowd of 250 IU South Bend supporters gathered at The Amory Thursday, September 22; 1st Source Bank was the presenting sponsor.  Chancellor Susan Elrod presented Dr. Alfred Guillaume Jr. the 2022 Chancellor’s Medal, the highest honor given by a…

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Indiana University South Bend will offer two STEM focused workshops this month for students and teachers, thanks to a grant from the LIFT Network and the South Bend-Elkhart Regional Partnership.  The STEM Summer Academy, offered in partnership with the South Bend Community School Corporation, will introduce rising 7th and 8th grade students to careers in computer science, informatics, and interactive media arts. Students are invited to learn computational thinking and…

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In February, Sheila Sieradzki was named director of Elkhart community partnerships at IU South Bend. The new position reflects the university’s interest in strengthening its programs and presence in Elkhart County.   Her leadership will help IU South Bend leverage its Elkhart Center location in concert with its faculty expertise so IU South Bend can be a more integrated and vital part of the community. A grant from the Community Foundation…

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The IU South Bend campus community is honoring Sexual Assault Awareness Month with a variety of educational events throughout April as a way to highlight the prevalence of sexual assault, as well as ways to prevent it and support survivors.   Please join in the month’s campus events: April 5, 2022, All Day: #SAAM National Day of Action April 5 is a National Day of Action for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.…

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