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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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Speakers and panelists will discuss mentoring, therapy, resilience The IU South Bend School of Education’s Department of Counseling and Human Services’ 2022 Spring Symposium, titled “Making Meaning in Mental Health: Working Relationally in Schools and Communities,” will be held virtually via Zoom on Friday, March 25, from 9:15 AM to 2:00 PM EST. The activities are split into two sessions. After an introductory greeting from South Bend Mayor James Mueller,…

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Amazon employees who want to earn degrees and certificates and learn new skills for career success can now turn to IU South Bend for course work and upskilling opportunities.  Through its partnership with Amazon Career Choice, IU South Bend provides their hourly employees with coursework at any of the campus’s six schools and colleges plus its professional development programs. IU South Bend offers more than 100 degree programs including management,…

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A distinctive time in South Bend, when the national media spotlight was on the city during former Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s presidential campaign, inspired Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology Zachary Schrank to create the film documentary Big Enough, Small Enough – South Bend in Transition.  Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology Zachary Schrank “As the national media was profiling Mayor Pete’s role in South Bend,” explained Schrank, “I felt like…

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