Division of Student Affairs

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The mission of the Division of Student Affairs is to support academic success, student retention, and graduation, by fostering an inclusive and equitable campus community which promotes educational programs, social activities, services, resources, and advocacy.

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Dr. Andy Morgan

College/Unit: Student Affairs
Department: Vice President (SA)
Title: Interim VP Student Affairs
Office: Parsons Hall, Room 203
Telephone: (812)-237-4575
Email: Andy.Morgan@indstate.edu

Ms. Lisa Wrightsman

College/Unit: Student Affairs
Department: Vice President (SA)
Title: Executive Assistant
Office: Parsons Hall, Room 203
Telephone: (812)-237-3888
Email: Lisa.Wrightsman@indstate.edu

Ms. Ellen Malito

College/Unit: Student Affairs
Department: Office of Campus Life; Vice President (SA) 
Title: Assistant to VP for Student Affairs
Office: Parsons Hall, Room 203
Telephone: (812)-237-3888
Email: Ellen.Malito@indstate.edu

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Ms. Dana Babel

College/Unit: Student Affairs
Department: Dining Services
Title: Resident District Manager, Sodexo Universities
Office: Erickson Hall, Room 141
Telephone: 812-237-4138
Email: dana.babel@sodexo.com

Amanda Knerr

Dr. Amanda Knerr

College/Unit: Student Affairs
Department: Residential Life
Title: Executive Director, Residential Life
Office: Erickson Hall 119
Telephone: 812-237-3993
Email: Amanda.Knerr@indstate.edu

Brooks Moore

Mr. J. "Brooks" Moore

College/Unit: Student Affairs
Department: Vice President (SA) 
Title: Associate VP, Student Affairs
Office: HMSU, Room 808
Telephone: 812-237-3820
Email: Brooks.Moore@indstate.edu

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Ms. Amanda Hobson

College/Unit: Student Affairs
Department: Vice President (SA)
Title: Interim Dean of Students
Office: HMSU, Room 808
Telephone: 812-237-3829
Email: Amanda.Hobson@indstate.edu

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Mr. Mark Adkins

College/Unit: Student Affairs
Department: Hulman Memorial Student Union
Title: Student Union Director
Office: HMSU, Room 209 
Telephone: 812-237-3815
Email: Mark.Adkins@indstate.edu

Lauren-Baines

Ms. Lauren Baines

College/Unit: Student Affairs
Department: Dean of Students
Title: Director, Student Health Promotion
Office: HMSU, Room 508
Telephone: 812-237-3178
Email: Lauren.Baines@indstate.edu

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Dr. L. Kenneth Chew Jr.

College/Unit: Student Affairs
Department: Student Counseling Center
Title: Counseling Psych Svs Director 
Office: Gillum Hall, Room 210
Telephone: 812-237-3939
Email: LKenneth.Chew@indstate.edu

Mr. Craig Enyeart

College/Unit: Student Affairs
Department: Student Conduct and Integrity
Title: Assistant Dean & Stu Cond Integ Director
Office: HMSU, Room 821
Telephone: 812-237-3800
Email: Craig.Enyeart@indstate.edu

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Dr. Elonda Ervin

College/Unit: Student Affairs
Department: Vice President (SA)
Title: Executive Director of Multicultural Services & Programs
Office: HMSU, Room 725
Telephone: 812-237-8513
Email: Elonda.Ervin@indstate.edu

 

Vacant- Contact Ms. Amanda Hobson

College/Unit: Student Affairs
Department: Vice President (SA)
Title: Assistant Dean of Students
Director: Women Resource Center
Office: HMSU 711
Telephone: 812-237-3829
Email: Amanda.Hobson@indstate.edu

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Ms. Sumalayo Jackson

College/Unit: Student Affairs
Department: Charles E. Brown African American Cultural Center
Title: Interim Director
Office: Charles E. Brown African American Cultural Center 102
Telephone: 812-237-4027
Email: Sumalayo.Jackson@indstate.edu

 

Vacant- contact Mr. Brooks Moore

College/Unit: Student Affairs
Department: Office of Campus Life
Title: Fraternity & Sorority Life Director
Office: HMSU, Room 615
Telephone: (812) 237-3820
Email: Brooks.Moore@indstate.edu

Mr. John Lentz

College/Unit: Student Affairs
Department: Campus Recreation 
Title: Campus Recreation Director
Office: Student Recreation Center, Room 106 
Telephone: 812-237-4100
Email: John.Lentz@indstate.edu

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Ms. Freda Luers

College/Unit: Student Affairs
Department: Office of Campus Life 
Title: Campus Life Director
Office: HMSU, Room 143
Telephone: 812-237-3840
Email: Freda.Luers@indstate.edu

 

Vacant- contact Ms. Amanda Hobson

College/Unit: Student Affairs
Department: Vice President (SA) 
Title: Associate Dean of Students
Office: HMSU 814
Telephone: 812-237-3829
Email: Amanda.Hobson@indstate.edu

ISU Events

November 20, 2019
Senior Day Career Center Seniors and graduating students are encouraged to attend Senior Day for: Free professional photos from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., resume reviews,...
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Generic processes in the reproduction of monosexism Holmstedt Hall, Room 280 Social Science Research Seminar presents on "Generic Processes in the Reproduction of Monosexism" with Dr. Lain Mathers, assistant...
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MUS 439/539 Student Recital Landini Center for Performing and Fine Arts (Boyce Recital Hall)
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Transgender Day of Remembrance Vigil Dede I Indiana State and the Terre Haute community will be able to memorialize those who have been murdered as a result of transphobia and to draw...
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November 21, 2019
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Belief Zone: LGBTQ and Religious Communities - The good, bad and ugly Hulman Memorial Student Union, room 307 The program provides participants with tools to understand differing culture and be able to start and have the difficult conversations...
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Voices of SAHE watch party University Hall, Theater You voice is powerful. Our voices collectively, are even more powerful. The Student Affairs and Higher Education students have created a...
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ISU Wind Orchestra and Wind Symphony Concert Tirey Hall (Tilson Music Hall)
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November 25, 2019
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November 28, 2019
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December 3, 2019
FAFSA Night Cunningham Memorial Library, room 230 Financial Aid is open late! Need to file your 2020-2021 FAFSA? Let us help! Our Financial Aid team will be assisting students in completing...
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December 4, 2019
Hispanic/Global Graduation Ceremony Tirey Hall, Heritage Ballroom A ceremony to celebrate the accomplishments of Hispanic & international students at ISU.
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December 5, 2019
Lavender Graduation Hulman Memorial Student Union, Dede II Graduation celebration of our LGBTQ+ and Ally student accomplishments.
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Piano Duo Recital: Laurel Mann & Jon Treadway Landini Center for Performing and Fine Arts (Boyce Recital Hall)
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December 6, 2019
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December 7, 2019
Taylor Moga, Senior Recital, Percussion Landini Center for Performing and Fine Arts (Boyce Recital Hall)
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December 8, 2019
ISU Choral Christmas Concert University Hall Theater
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December 10, 2019
ISU Performing Arts Series: Santa's Circus Tilson Auditorium  The spirit of Christmas will be taking over Tilson as we celebrate the holiday season with Santa’s Circus on December 10. Join us for a...
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January 16, 2020
Welcome (Back) Bingo Hulman Memorial Student Union, Dede I Come out and play bingo and win great prizes!
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ISU Performing Arts Series: Hyprov Tirey Hall, Tilson Auditorium Next up we bring you a show from the minds of improv and comedy legend Colin Mochrie and master hypnotist Asad Mecci! Hyprov- or hypnosis...
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January 20, 2020
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January 21, 2020
Let Women Shine Documentary Series: "Reversing Roe" Hulman Memorial Student Union, room 709 January 22, 2020 is the 47th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. A landmark case. A new era for women. And a political showdown like no other. The...
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January 22, 2020
Karaoke Wednesday Hulman Memorial Student Union, Dede I Sing some of your favorite songs and have fun relaxing and being with friends!
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January 29, 2020
Stop N Serve HMSU Students are able to participate in a service activity that benefits our community partners or campus.
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Sycamore Sessions Tirey Hall, Tilson Auditorium Come out and watch students showcase their talents (dancing, singing, rapping, poetry, etc.).  
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January 31, 2020
World Hijab Day Hulman Memorial Student Union, Commons The Office of Multicultural Services and the International Student Resource Center are looking to spread the view on other people choices...
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February 3, 2020
Speaker Series: Bakari Sellers Tirey Hall, Tilson Auditorium Bakari Sellers made history in 2006 when, at just 22-years old, he defeated a 26-year incumbent State Representative to become the youngest...
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February 5, 2020
Power On Hulman Memorial Student Union, room 722 This program is a collaboration with offices to bring you workshops on effective communication, health services, academics expectations,...
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February 6, 2020
ISU Performing Arts Series: Hiplet Tirey Hall, Tilson Auditorium Hiplet will dance across the stage on February 6th as we welcome the non-traditional ballet troupe to Tilson. The Hiplet ballerinas are not...
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ISU Performing Arts Series: Hiplet Tirey Hall, Tilson Auditorium Hiplet will dance across the stage as we welcome the non-traditional ballet troupe. The Hiplet ballerinas are not your standard ballet...
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February 10, 2020
Loteria: Spanish Bingo Hulman Memorial Student Union, Dede II This event is organized by MSP La casita Student Resource Center in which students play a Bingo game.
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February 11, 2020
MSP Snack Time: You're a CUPCAKE in a world of muffins Hulman Memorial Student Union, 7th Floor Stop by MSP and design your own cupcake.
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February 12, 2020
Stop N Serve HMSU Students are able to participate in a service activity that benefits our community partners or campus.
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February 13, 2020
Create-A-Bear Hulman Memorial Student Union, Dede I, II Enjoy Union Board's annual Create-A-Bear event! You'll be able to select one of ten animals to stuff!
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February 14, 2020
Build a bear event Hulman Memorial Student Union, 7th Floor We will hear each other, build our stories while we all build a stuffed animal of your choice.
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February 18, 2020
Heritage Games: African, Black American Hulman Memorial Student Unions, Commons Month designed to celebrate people for their contributions to the United States. A celebration of accomplishments, history, and culture...
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Let Women Shine Documentary Series: "Knock Down the House" Hulman Memorial Student Union, room 709 With the primaries coming up, come learn about how four determined women including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez challenge big-money politicians...
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February 19, 2020
I may Live in Indiana... Hulman Memorial Student Union, room 720 Panel presentations by representatives of different culture, to reveal, bias, acclamation through student narratives. These will be live on...
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Belief Zone: The role of African American Women in the Black Church Hulman Memorial Student Union, room 307 The program provides participants with tools to understand different cultures and be able to start and have the difficult conversations...
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February 20, 2020
Every Third Thursday Bingo Hulman Memorial Student Union, Dede I Come out and play bingo and win great prizes!
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February 22, 2020
Polar Plunge benefiting Special Olympics Student Recreation Center, patio
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February 24, 2020
Speaker Series: Rocky Bleier Tirey Hall, Tilson Auditorium Rocky Bleier will share a message on “Leadership Through Teamwork, Perseverance and Hope”.  After being drafted in the Vietnam war not long...
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February 25, 2020
Taboo Topic: What is discrimination? Cunningham Memorial Library, Room 028 Taboo Talks programming aims to create well-rounded and informed discussions on relevant socially charged topics. The program targets all...
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Around the world in 90 minutes Hulman Memorial Student Union, room 720 This program was designed to introduce the ISU community to our students, staff, and faculty from other countries. Students, faculty and/or...
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Sycamore Sessions Tirey Hall, Tilson Auditorium Come out and watch students showcase their talents (dancing, singing, rapping, poetry, etc.).
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February 26, 2020
Stop N Serve HMSU Students are able to participate in a service activity that benefits our community partners or campus.
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Pista: A game of clues Hulman Memorial Student Union, 7th floor Pista (Clue) will provide an interactive way of teaching Players about historical and iconic figures in Hispanic and Latin cultures. This...
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February 27, 2020
Around the world coffee hour Hulman Memorial Student Union, room 720 This program was designed to introduce the ISU community to our students, staff, and faculty from other countries. The second part will be...
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March 4, 2020
Power On Hulman Memorial Student Union, room 722 This program is a collaboration with offices to bring you workshops on effective communication, health services, academics expectations,...
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March 10, 2020
MSP Snack Time: What's Poppin in MSP? Hulman Memorial Student Union, 7th Floor Stop by MSP and enjoy some free popcorn. Toppings are available!
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ISU Performing Arts Series: The Diary of Anne Frank Tirey Hall, Tilson Auditorium To wrap up our season, we present The Diary of Anne Frank on March 10th. The tale of the Franks will forever be one of World War II’s most...
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March 11, 2020
Networks Program 15th Annual Ethics Conference Hulman Memorial Student Union, Dede I, II, III, 3rd and 4th floors Day-long conference with luncheon keynote and multiple breakout speakers - all on the topic of ethics. Speakers will be from a wide variety...
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Stop N Serve HMSU Students are able to participate in a service activity that benefits our community partners or campus.
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March 12, 2020
Every Third Thursday Bingo: Special Edition Hulman Memorial Student Union, Dede I Come out and play bingo and win great prizes!
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March 17, 2020
Heritage Games: Greek & Irish American Hulman Memorial Student Union, Commons Month designed to celebrate people for their contributions to the United States. A celebration of accomplishments, history, and culture ...
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Around the world in 90 minutes Hulman Memorial Student Union, room 720 This program was designed to introduce the ISU community to our students, staff and faculty from other countries. Students, faculty and/or...
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Taboo Topic: ThinkFast Women's History Cunningham Memorial Library, Room 028 ThinkFast Interactive is an experiential team building, and awareness program that appeals to all ages with its professionally designed...
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March 18, 2020
Sobremesa-Spanish Conversation Time Hulman Memorial Student Union, Dede I Learning and practicing to speak in Spanish. Open to all and competence in speaking Spanish is not required.
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Sycamore Safe Zone Level 2 Hulman Memorial Student Union, room 714 Intermediate Level 2 - Sycamore Ally - This level of training is designed to provide participants with information that will help them...
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Belief Zone: God, Sex and Gender Hulman Memorial Student Union, room 307  The program provides participants with tools to understand differing cultures and be able to start and have the difficult conversations...
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March 19, 2020
Around the world coffee hour Hulman Memorial Student Union, room 720 This program was designed to introduce the ISU community to our students, staff, and faculty from other countries. Students, faculty and/or...
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March 20, 2020
International Day of Happiness Hulman Memorial Student Union, 7th Floor It’s a day to be happy! Since 2013, the United Nations has celebrated the International Day of Happiness as a way to recoginize the...
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April 4, 2020
State Dance Marathon Student Recreation Center State Dance Marathon is a twelve-hour event where students raise funds for Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis. This event is on...
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April 5, 2020
Her Color Shines University Hall, Auditorium The 4th Annual Her Color Shines was created to acknowledge and award young women of color (students, faculty, and staff) at Indiana State...
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April 7, 2020
Her Color Shines University Hall, Auditorium This event was created to acknowledge and award young women of color (students, faculty, and staff) at Indiana State University for their ...
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Sycamore Sessions Tirey Hall, Tilson Auditorium Come out and watch students showcase their talents (dancing, singing, rapping, poetry, etc.).
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April 8, 2020
Stop N Serve HMSU Students are able to participate in a service activity that benefits our community partners or campus.
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Power On Hulman Memorial Student Union, room 722 This program is a collaboration with offices to bring you workshops on effective communication, health services, academics expectations,...
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Food Fiesta: Dominican Republic Charles E. Brown African American Cultural Center While the participants try the food, the host will highlight the context and the connections between the food and the Honduras culture.
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April 9, 2020
Pack the Pantry Dede Plaza (Hulman Memorial Student Union, Dede II - Rain Location) Help ease the food insecurities of ISU and Terre Haute residents by donating non-perishable food items!
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April 13, 2020
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Spring Week Blood Drive Hulman Memorial Student Union, Dede II and III Indiana Blood Center/Versiti operates the Homecoming Blood Drives. Please come out and give blood to help those in need! One pint can...
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Spring Week Kickoff Dede Plaza (Dede I - Rain) Come out and kickoff a great week of Spring Week events!
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Spring Week Tri-Athlon Dede Plaza Student orgs compete against each other in running, swimming, and brain teaser events!
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April 14, 2020
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Spring Week Blood Drive Dede II and III Indiana Blood Center/Versiti operates the Homecoming Blood Drives. Please come out and give blood to help those in need! One pint can ...
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MSP Snack Time - You're a Smart Cookie! Hulman Memorial Student Union, 7th Floor Stop by MSP and be creative in your cookie design!
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Sycamore Safe Zone Level 3 Hulman Memorial Student Union, room 714  Advanced Level 3 - Sycamore Advocates - Advanced Safe Zone trainings are designed for participants who have completed Safe Zone 101 and...
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Spring Week: Sycamore Cinema Hulman Memorial Student Union, Dede I Watch a blockbuster movie while enjoying popcorn!
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April 15, 2020
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Spring Week Stop and Serve Commons Help the community by giving 2-3 minutes of your time to complete a service project!
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Sycamore Safe Zone Level 3 Hulman Memorial Student Union, room 714 Advanced Level 3 - Sycamore Advocates - Advanced Safe Zone trainings are designed for participants who have completed Safe Zone 101 and...
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Environment Knows No Culture Hulman Memorial Student Union, Dede II The Office of Multicultural Services and Programs teams up with the Indiana State Recycle Center to show environment saving efforts from ...
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April 16, 2020
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Every Third Thursday Bingo Hulman Memorial Student Union, Dede I, II, III Come out and play bingo and win great prizes!
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April 17, 2020
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Spring Week: Tandem Qualifications Simmons Center at Recreation East
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Spring Week Sycamore Sessions/Spring Sing Tirey Hall, Tilson Auditorium End Spring Week with a great talent show/lip sync battle.
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April 18, 2020
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Tandem Race Recreation East
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Spring Week: 50th Anniversary of Tandem Simmons Recreation East
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April 21, 2020
Heritage Games: Arab & Scottish American Hulman Memorial Student Union, Commons Month designed to celebrate people for their contributions to the United States. A celebration of accomplishments, history, and culture...
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Around the world in 90 minutes Hulman Memorial Student Union, room 720 This program was designed to introduce the ISU community to our students, staff and faculty from other countries. Students, faculty and/or...
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April 22, 2020
Stop N Serve HMSU Students are able to participate in a service activity that benefits our community partners or campus.
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April 23, 2020
Around the world coffee hour Hulman Memorial Student Union, room 720 This program was designed to introduce the ISU community to our students, staff, and faculty from other countries. Students, faculty and/or...
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Pick and play movie night Hulman Memorial Student Union, room 718 This event is organized by La casita Student Resource Center in which students can pick a movie in the catalog available at La Casita...
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April 28, 2020
Sycamore Safe Zone Level 3 Hulman Memorial Student Union, room 714 Advanced Level 3 - Sycamore Advocates - Advanced Safe Zone trainings are designed for participants who have completed Safe Zone 101 and...
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April 29, 2020
I may Live in Indiana... Hulman Memorial Student Union, room 720 Panel presentations by representatives of different culture, to reveal, bias, acclamation through student narratives. These will be live on...
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Sycamore Safe Zone Level 3 Hulman Memorial Student Union, room 714 Advanced Level 3 - Sycamore Advocates - Advanced Safe Zone trainings are designed for participants who have completed Safe Zone 101 and...
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May 1, 2020
Global Graduation Ceremony Tirey Hall, Heritage Ballroom The ceremony is unique and celebrates the accomplishments of the international students.
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Hispanic/Global Graduation Ceremony Event Location: Tirey Hall, Heritage Ballroom A unique ceremony to celebrate the accomplishments of Hispanic & International students at ISU.  
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May 5, 2020
Cinco de Mayo Hulman Memorial Student Union, Commons This event is organized by MSP La Casita Student Resource Center. Cinco de Mayo, or the fifth of May is a holiday that celebrates the date...
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August 16, 2020
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October 24, 2020
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April 17, 2021
Tandem Race Rec East
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