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UIndy golfer aids families of fallen soldiers

UIndy junior Tucker Guisewite played in a prestigious national golf tournament earlier this week, but it’s the meaning behind the event that resonates with him. The Sports Marketing major from Mt. Carmel, Ill., was among just 84 college golfers from around the nation selected to play in the Patriot All-America Invitational. The event benefits the Folds […]

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$1M grant supports Professional Edge Center

Lilly Endowment funding will accelerate new effort to link students and alumni with career opportunities in Indiana’s growth industries A $1 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. will boost the University of Indianapolis’ efforts to create stronger career and business opportunities for students and alumni through its new Professional Edge Center. UIndy launched the center this […]

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In the news: Dr. Manuel and Vision 2030

UIndy President Rob Manuel and the university’s strategic plan are the cover story in the current issue of the Southside Times. Dr. Manuel explained to Editor Nicole Davis how the input gathered through the Vision 2030 planning process strengthened the university’s commitment to serve as an anchor for University Heights and surrounding neighborhoods, attracting new […]

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Business professors share insights on news

Dr. Matt Will, associate professor of Finance in UIndy’s School of Business, gave an interview to WIBC-FM on Thursday about the good and bad news in the federal government’s latest Gross Domestic Product report. Read or listen to the report here. Dr. Larry DeGaris, director of UIndy’s academic Sports Marketing program, spoke with multimedia outlet […]

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UIndy alumni excel in business, arts, service

UIndy graduate Chelsey Soplanda Manns began this week as executive director of the Morgan County Economic Development Corp. Since graduating in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in finance, she has worked as business development director for Banning Engineering and project manager for for the nine-county Indy Partnership. Read more here. *             […]

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Executive to lead Professional Edge Center

A rising executive and civic leader with extensive business outreach experience has been selected to lead the Professional Edge Center at the University of Indianapolis. Corey L. Wilson will begin Dec. 2 as associate vice president overseeing the new UIndy initiative, which helps students and recent graduates launch their careers by linking them with opportunities […]

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New partnership benefits students and city

Joining in today’s announcement at UIndy were (from left) Associate Professor Edward Frantz, director of the university’s Mayoral Archives; former Indianapolis Mayors William Hudnut and Richard Lugar; Indianapolis Colts COO Pete Ward; HistoryIT CEO Kristen Gwinn-Becker; and UIndy President Robert Manuel. UIndy collaborates with technology firm to establish lab near campus, digitize Mayoral Archives, create […]

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Provost featured in mentoring webinar

Dr. Deborah Ware Balogh, UIndy’s Executive Vice President and Provost, will be featured in a live webinar this week sharing her experiences and advice with other professional women. The Monthly Mentoring Chat, a service of the Mentoring Women’s Network, will run from 3 to 4 p.m. Thursday and will include a live Q&A. For registration and […]

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In the news: Marketing and CELL

Why do Christmas sales pop up earlier each year? Because they make sense for both retailers and shoppers, says Dr. Deidre Pettinga, assistant professor of marketing in UIndy’s School of Business. As she told WISH-TV in an interview earlier this week, the so-called “holiday creep” not only helps stores boost their numbers, it can actually help […]

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News: Southside spirit draws city’s attention

UIndy President Robert Manuel and his family rode in style in a classic Chrysler convertible during Saturday’s Miracle Mile Parade on Madison Avenue. Saturday’s Gateway Fest and seventh annual Miracle Mile Parade along Madison Avenue served as a celebration of renewed civic pride on Indianapolis’ Southside, and UIndy — a key event sponsor — was well […]

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