This Week at USI


10 a.m. Wednesday, September 5

Volunteer USI to hold Volunteer Fair

University of Southern Indiana’s Volunteer USI will host its annual Volunteer Fair beginning at 10 a.m. Wednesday, September 5 in University Center 2217 and 2218, located on the second floor of University Center on the USI campus. Students, staff, alumni and members of the community are invited to interact with 31 different organizations to connect with local resources and explore opportunities to serve the community. More Information
2 p.m. Wednesday, September 5

USI Student Involvement Fair to feature over 100 organizations

University of Southern Indiana Student Development Programs will host the annual fall Student Involvement Fair at 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 5 on the Quad of the USI campus. This event was rescheduled from Wednesday, August 29 due to weather. All students will be able to browse over 100 booths of information on student organizations, university departments, and community partners. Media is open and encouraged to cover this event, but participation is limited to current USI students.
Closing reception: 2 p.m. Sunday, September 9

USI to exhibit works by Stephen Pace to celebrate Art Center anniversary

Stephen Pace: An Artist’s Process, celebrating the 10th anniversary of the University of Southern Indiana McCutchan Art Center/Pace Galleries, will be on display through Monday, September 10 at the Art Center.  Stephen Pace (1918 – 2010) was an internationally recognized abstract expressionist and figurative painter.  Pace, along with his wife Palmina, was instrumental in the completion of the Art Center galleries, which opened to the public on September 7, 2008. There will be an anniversary celebration and closing reception at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 9 at the McCutchan Art Center/Pace Galleries. The reception is open to the public. Read More
Open through Monday, September 17

New Harmony Gallery to host exhibition by Denise Stewart-Sanabria

The New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art’s latest exhibition, Another Virtual Reality by Denise Stewart-Sanabria, will be on display July 21 through September 17. The exhibition is free and open to the public. Read More


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.

Saturday, September 29

2018 USI Doggie Dash Dog Walk and Run

Registration is now open for the 2018 University of Southern Indiana Doggie Dash to be held on Saturday, September 29. This event allows whole families (including the four-legged children) an opportunity to walk and run on the beautiful University of Southern Indiana campus. Registration for the 3K and 5K runs is $25 for individuals or $20 for members of a team, and free for youth ages 10 and under. A portion of the proceeds from the Doggie Dash will be used to offer programming and provide professional development opportunities for student clubs within USI’s Pott College. Another portion of the proceeds will be given to It Takes A Village Pet Rescue. Read More

Festival to be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 27

Fifth annual Global Crossroads Festival soliciting vendors

The University of Southern Indiana and Historic New Harmony will host the annual Global Crossroads Festival at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 27 in Ribeyre Gymnasium in New Harmony and is soliciting interested vendors who can bring cultural elements to a festival setting. Vendors can expect about 1,000 customers/visitors to this family-friendly event. To ensure the best experience possible, vendors selling food or goods are required to pay a nominal fee to reserve a spot ($15 to $35 depending on space requested). Vendors interested in participating can find the application on the USI website at

Saturday, November 3

Registration now open for the 17th annual Norwegian Foot March

Registration is now open for the 17th annual University of Southern Indiana Norwegian Foot March on Saturday, November 3. The march, an intense mental and physical challenge, will take participants 18.6 miles through the rolling hills of Evansville’s west side. Carrying a 25-pound rucksack, participants will begin and end on the USI campus, working to make it back to the finish line in under four and a half hours. ROTC cadets, soldiers and veterans, as well as civilians, may register individually or as part of a four-member team. Registration can be completed online or by calling USI Outreach and Engagement at 812-464-1989. Early registration is recommended, as the event sells out quickly. ROTC cadets from any school can register for $25 and all other participants can register for $45. Registration will close on October 15 or when the event is full at 500 participants. The Norwegian Foot March is sponsored by USI’s Student Veteran Association. Proceeds from the foot march enhance the training of the students in the USI ROTC Program. Funds are used to cover costs associated with training, travel, team development and additional equipment. Read More
Applications available today through December 7, 2018

USI SeaPerch Sponsorship

The University of Southern Indiana’s Pott College of Science, Engineering, and Education and the SwISTEM Resource Center are offering a SeaPerch Sponsorship Program for up to ten (10) SeaPerch teams. Schools and organizations in southwestern Indiana, southeastern Illinois, and western Kentucky that are facing financial hardship in purchasing materials to participate in the SeaPerch Program are encouraged to apply.  This program will supply one SeaPerch kit per team ($179) and a USI Regional SeaPerch Challenge registration fee waiver ($50). Priority will be given to new SeaPerch coaches/teams but that should not keep seasoned teams from applying.  Teams must commit to competition in the 2019 USI SeaPerch Challenge.  The deadline to apply is December 7, 2018.  Awardees will be notified on December 14, 2018.  Click here for a link to the application form. More information about the SeaPerch Program can be found at




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