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VU Hosts Guitar Fest

Submitted by smckalip on Mon, 04/25/2016 - 15:30

Vincennes Unviersity will be hosting a guitar fest that is free for students and the community to attend. The Guitar Fest will feature the Vincennes University Classical Guitar Ensemble, directed by Mike Howell, the VU Jazz Combo, directed by Scott Mercer, the VU Jazz Ensemble, directed by Wade Baker, the advanced guitar class, the Blues Ensemble, and String Ensemble, directed by Dave Parmen. Guest perfomers will Kelsey Barr, Chris Coatney, and Bonnie Hinkle.

Vincennes University hosts The Cabaret

Submitted by smckalip on Mon, 04/18/2016 - 12:16

Vincennes University's Red Skelton's Perfomring Arts Center will be hosting a Cabaret. The Cabaret has won a total of 8 Tony awards. This musical is set in a Cabaret Club in Berlin in the 1930s. Some of the musical numbers will include: Wikommen, Cabaret, Mein Herr, and Maybe this Time, all composed by John Kander and Fred Ebb. General seating admission for adults will be $10 and $7 for children, and $5 for senior citizens over the age of 60. This musical is rate PG-13 accrording to vinu.edu. 

VU Bowling ALley Hosts Relay for Life Fundraiser

Submitted by smckalip on Mon, 04/11/2016 - 16:52

An open bowling fundraiser for Relay for Life will be held in the Vincennes University P.E. Complex and will be open to all of Knox County. The cost to participate is $10 per person, $8 goes to Relay for Life and $2 will go to the Bowling Alley. The event will be on April 23rd from 3-7p.m. Each team can decorate and play music. Jenny Carlton from Relay for Life is “just looking for involvement in the community.”

 

April VU Debate takes on cost of college

A hot subject on campus right now is the cost of college, and it's more than just the amount we spend on textbooks. As this is an election year, college tuition costs have been in the news a lot lately, and the VU Debate for April will discuss the same subject. The proposed question for the debate is: "Should college be free?" The debate will take place on Tuesday, April 10, in the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center at 11:00 a.m.

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Spring Fling Movie Night Features Creed

On Thursday April 7th, Vincennes University will be hosting a Spring Fling Movie Night. They will be playing the movie Creed. Creed is about the former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa. He serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed.

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Spring Fling week hosts VU's Got Talent

Tomorrow night, as part of Spring Fling week, the Vincennes University Campus Activities Board will host another installment of VU's Got Talent. This event is open to both campus bound and commuter students. It will be a great opportunity to see what other people on campus can do, as well as meet new people. The event will take place Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m. in the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center on campus. Students and staff are welcome to attend this event.

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VU Hosts Business Career Fair

Submitted by smckalip on Tue, 03/29/2016 - 11:06

Vincennes University will be hosting a Buisness Career Fair. Career Fairs are for students who are getting ready to graduate in the Spring. It is a chance for students to talk to future employers for internship and future careers. Students can come to more several Career Fairs throughout the year but on April 10th there will be a Consturction and Techonoly Services Career Fair from 10-1 p.m. in the Construction Technology Building. 

Ceramics Club preparing for end of semester pottery sale

The Ceramics Club is currently working on a Pottery Sale. Students in the Ceramics Club can put up three pieces or more and half of the product will go to the Ceramics Club for upkeep of the club and the other half will go to the student who makes the product. The Ceramics Club meets every Wednesday in the Art and Design Building on campus just across from the Humanities Building, and it’s not too late to join. 

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Half of Vincennes University students drop out

Vincennes University often advertises that it provides affordable high quality education. All can agree that VU is cheap. According to CollegeCalc.org, VU has the cheapest tuition in Indiana with the average in-state tuition cost being $4,752. 

However, recently VU students have seen VU make new programs that list one of their main goals to be increasing the graduation and retention rate. So, how does VU’s graduation rate, retention rate, and transfer rate compare to other Indiana colleges?  

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