This Week At USI-Welcome Back, Students!


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

Start of spring 2020 semester and Welcome Back Weeks

Today is the first day of classes for the spring 2020 academic semester. New this year are Welcome Back Weeks – events scheduled from Saturday, January 11 through Saturday, January 25 meant to kick-start the new semester by increasing activities for students. A full schedule of events is available at


Event at 11:30 a.m. Monday, January 20

April Ryan
White House reporter, author April Ryan to keynote 2020 USI Martin Luther King, Jr. Luncheon
April Ryan, journalist, political correspondent and award-winning author, will provide the keynote address at the University of Southern Indiana’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Monday, January 20, 2020 in Carter Hall located in University Center West on the USI campus. 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.

Event starts at 2 p.m.; Keynote starts at 6 p.m. Wednesday, February 5

Angela Davis to deliver 2020 Nelson Mandela Social Justice Day keynote at USI
The University of Southern Indiana will host Dr. Angela Davis, a distinguished professor, activist and social justice advocate, as the keynote speaker for its 2020 Nelson Mandela Social Justice Day at 6 p.m. Wednesday, February 5 in Carter Hall. Davis’ presentation, “Democracy and Civil Engagement,” will be free and open to the public as space allows. An activism fair featuring USI and community organizations will be held in the Carter Hall concourse beginning at 2 p.m. prior to the keynote address. Read More



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