This Week at USI

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5 p.m. Tuesday, April 10

“Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event, art installation to promote sexual assault awareness April 10

The University of Southern Indiana Sexual Assault and Gender Violence Prevention Group and Albion Fellows Bacon Center will host the annual “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: The International Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault and Gender Violence” event at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 10 in Carter Hall in University Center West. Registration will start at 5 p.m. As part of this year’s event, USI will display a “What Were You Wearing?” art installation featuring outfits and stories of sexual assault and violence

7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 10

An Evening with Rex Chapman

Rex Chapman, Owensboro native and former University of Kentucky and professional basketball player, will speak on his experience with opioid addiction at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 10 in University Center rooms 2217-2218. The event, which is free and open to the public, is being organized by 7 Sisters and sponsored by the University of Southern Indiana Sports Management Club, Chuckles, Dunn Hospitality Group, Field & Main Bank and Old National Bank.

10 a.m. Wednesday, April 11

Newman to speak as part of Entrepreneur’s Perspective Speaker Series

Andrew Newman, author and entrepreneur, will be this year’s speaker for the University of Southern Indiana Romain College of Business Entrepreneur’s Perspective Speaker Series. His presentation, “Why the last 20 minutes of the day matter,” will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 11, in Carter Hall. The event is free and open to the public. Read More

10 a.m. Wednesday, April 11

Political science alumnus to present on opportunities and achievement

Chad Horrell ’04, director for Washington D.C.-based DCI Group, will present “‘See’ of Opportunities: Navigate with Purpose” as part of the 2018 University of Southern Indiana’s Political Science and Public Administration Department Alumni in Residence program. Horrell’s presentation will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 11, in Kleymeyer Hall located on the lower level of the USI Liberal Arts Center. The program is free and open to the public.

4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 11

Visiting professor to present one-man show of poetry and pop culture

Dr. Daniel W. Heaton, professor of communication and theatre studies at Capital University, will present his one-man show, “Almost Paradise: A Performance of Contemporary Poetry,” at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 11 in the Rice Library Reading Room. Heaton’s performance is sponsored by the USI Master of Arts in Communication Program and is free and open to the public.

9 a.m. Saturday, April 14

2018 running series concludes with Spring into Fitness 10K race

The 2018 Romain Subaru Screaming Eagles Running Series, an annual three-race series starting and finishing on the University of Southern Indiana campus, will conclude at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 7, with the sixth annual Spring into Fitness 10K. Registration is $20 until March 31; after, registration will be $25 and is available online or at the USI Recreation, Fitness and Wellness Center the day of the event. Participants will be able to pick up their packets beginning at 8 a.m., and an expo featuring local organizations and businesses from the Evansville area will be held until 1 p.m.

Open through Sunday, April 29

48th Annual University of Southern Indiana Juried Student Art Show

The 48th Annual University of Southern Indiana Juried Student Art Show is on display through Sunday, April 29 in the Kenneth P. McCutchan Art Center/Palmina F. and Stephen S. Pace Galleries, located in the lower level of the Liberal Arts Center on the USI campus. Over $9,000 in merit awards, scholarships and USI Art Collection purchase awards were awarded to students, and 178 art and design works were selected from 432 artworks entered. Read More

STUDENT EVENTS

A collection of events on campus and in the community sponsored by USI student organizations can be found on the USI events calendar by clicking here.

Events begin Wednesday, April 11

Springfest 2018

The University of Southern Indiana SpringFest, an annual campus event to celebrate warmer weather and campus spirit, will be held Wedensday, April 11 through Friday, April 13. Over three days, students have the opportunity to play in inflatables, take rides on a Zipline, pick-up free giveaways, and enjoy live performances on campus. A full calendar of events can be found on the USI website. Read More

Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28

USI Theatre to finish season with Into the Woods

The University of Southern Indiana Theatre will finish its 2017-2018 season with Into the Woods, based on the book by James Lapine. The production runs April 19-22 in the Performance Center on USI’s campus. Tickets are $2 for USI students, $12 for USI employees, $4 for non-USI students (student ID required), $13 seniors (60+), and $15 for adults. Shows start at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. for the Sunday matinee. Read More

Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28

USI to hold Spring Commencement for Class of 2018 on April 27 and 28The The University of Southern Indiana will hold five Spring Commencement ceremonies over two days, April 27 and 28, in the Physical Activities Center (PAC) on the USI campus. The Graduate Ceremony for master and doctoral degree candidates from all of USI’s colleges will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 27. On Saturday, April 28, the undergraduate ceremony for the Romain College of Business will begin at 9 a.m.; the College of Liberal Arts at noon; Pott College of Science, Engineering, and Education at 3 p.m., and the College of Nursing and Health Professions at 6 p.m. Read More

 

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