This Week at USI


Below is a list of events and activities happening in and around the USI community in the coming weeks and at the beginning of the new year:

University offices open through Friday, December 21

Winter Recess 2018

The University of Southern Indiana will be closed on Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25 for the Christmas holiday and will be closed Wednesday, December 26 through Tuesday, January 1, 2019 for Winter Recess. USI offices will reopen on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. The first day of spring 2019 classes is Monday, January 7, 2019.

Monday, January 21, 2019

Political strategist, author Donna Brazile to keynote USI’s 2019 Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Luncheon

Donna Brazile, former Chair of the Democratic National Committee and New York Times best-selling author, will be the keynote speaker at the University of Southern Indiana’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Luncheon at 11 a.m. Monday, January 21, 2019, in Carter Hall, located in University Center on the USI campus. Tickets for the luncheon in Carter Hall are currently sold out, but overflow tickets, including meal service, are available for $15. All tickets may be purchased online on the USI website or at the USI Multicultural Center, located at Room 1224 in University Center East. 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.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Author, scholar, activist Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor to keynote 2019 Mandela Day

Dr. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, author and assistant professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, will present the keynote address for the 2019 University of Southern Indiana Nelson Mandela Social Justice Day at 6 p.m. Tuesday, February 26 in the USI Performance Center. The presentation will be free and open to the public. The keynote address is the culmination of a full day of activities meant to raise dialogue at USI around current issues of human and civil rights, public service, and activism. Read More

Thursday, April 4, 2019

General Colin Powell to speak on leadership at USI in April

The University of Southern Indiana will present “Leadership: Taking Charge,” a moderated discussion with General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 4, 2019, at the new USI Arena. The discussion will be free and open to the public. General Powell will be the fourth speaker in the University’s Romain College of Business Innovative Speaker Series. Previous speakers include T. Boone Pickens, legendary entrepreneur and philanthropist in 2013, Dr. Ben Bernanke, former chairman of the Federal Reserve in 2015, and Dr. Oscar Salazar, founding chief technology officer of Uber in 2017. Read More





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