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By Lee Streby IU South Bend’s Civil Rights Heritage Center has been awarded a highly competitive federal grant of approximately $50,000 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.  CRHC’s proposal was selected to receive full funding following rigorous peer review in the agency’s Museum Grants for African American History and Culture program.  Grant funding will support the transformation of the center’s existing African American Landmark Tour using 20 historically…

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South Bend, Ind. -- Indiana University South Bend and Ivy Tech Community College are strengthening their partnership to ensure an even clearer path to a bachelor’s degree for Indiana’s residents. Beginning June 1, Ivy Tech associate-level graduates from across Indiana will be guaranteed admission, based on select provisions, into IU South Bend, eliminating any loss of credits earned while minimizing cost to students. The fee for an application to IU…

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Chloe Deardurff ’18 is one of just three students from across the entire IU to receive the IU Regional Law Scholar Award for the 2020-21 academic year at IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law. Chloe Deardurff , BA '18 The IU Regional Law Scholarship provides a minimum of a renewable half-tuition scholarship, as well as guaranteed experiential learning opportunities or paid employment as a research assistant following completion of 32 law school…

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Indiana University South Bend recently received $2.25 million from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act to assist qualifying students who are experiencing hardships caused by the pandemic. The funds will be awarded to students who meet certain federal eligibility requirements, that can be found here. One of these requirements is to have a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form on file with the university. …

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Dr. Lisa Zwicker, professor of history at IU South Bend, was recently awarded a Fulbright Fellowship for research in Poland. “The Fulbright is a highly prestigious award,” said College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) Dean Brenda Phillips. “Her scholarship is the driving influence that earned her the Fulbright.” Dean Phillips also noted that an exceptional number of IU South Bend faculty have been awarded Fulbright Fellowships. “It’s unusual that…

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