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Steve Bruce has been named the head women’s basketball coach for Indiana University South Bend. Bruce replaces Mary Wisniewski, who coached the Lady Titans for 13 years. He began in his new role on July 3. Bruce becomes the third head coach in the program’s history and the first full-time women’s coach. He joins Micah Shrewsberry, who was named the men’s basketball coach in July 2005. Bruce comes to IU…

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Employees Honored for 535 Total Years of Service. Forty-one Indiana University South Bend employees were recently honored for their years of service during the annual employee appreciation day. Theresa Langel and Patricia Owens were both recognized for 35 years of service to the campus. The list of employees and services years are: 30 years - Al Peiffer 25 years - Cyndi Lang and Bill Nichols 20 years – Karen Christopher,…

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Rose Named Director of Dining Services. Steven W. Rose recently was named director of dining services for Indiana University South Bend. Rose, who is a native of South Bend, comes from the University of Notre Dame, where he was senior production manager at the North Dining Hall. He will begin his new assignment on July 5. Before Notre Dame, he worked as a manufacturing and receiving supervisor at Kevco Distribution,…

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Horvath Named Dean of the School of Education. Michael Horvath was recently named the dean of the School of Education at Indiana University South Bend. Horvath, who is a South Bend native and a graduate of IU South Bend, will start in the new post on June 26. Horvath most recently was professor and dean of the School of Education at Missouri Southern State University, Joplin, Mo. Prior to serving…

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Scott Sernau from Indiana University South Bend recently received the 2006 P.A. Mack Award for Distinguished Service to Teaching, which recognizes exemplary contributions to university teaching. The award is presented annually by the Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching (FACET), a program that recognizes outstanding teaching at the eight IU campuses and provides a forum for interaction and exchange about teaching and learning at Indiana University. Sernau, who has been…

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