April 8, 2020 Written by: Donna Taylor Bouchie, Director, InternPLUS and Interim Director, Career Services, Vincennes University   You've studied hard! Took the right classes. You even worked the perfect internship last summer. Now it's time to graduate and get your first full-time career job! And then there's a COVID-19 pandemic! What is a new college graduate...

April 13, 2020 Written by: Kathy Evans, LCSW and Therapist in the Counseling Center and Jennifer Andrews, LCSW, LAC, Director of the Counseling Center When facing difficulty, one of my favorite inspirational quotes is “We can’t stop the waves, but we can learn to surf.” I don’t know about you, but surfing COVID-19 challenges have occasionally left me with a mouth full of...

April 3, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. –  A love for teaching, a dash of creativity and a garage, this is the recipe for an amazing virtual classroom! Jonathan Vennard, VU Assistant Professor Vincennes University Precision Machining Technology Assistant Professor Jonathan Vennard completely transformed his garage into an incredible learning environment complete with green...

By Cindy Beaman April 02, 2020 It’s spring. The flowers are budding, the birds are chirping. As an event planner, I am busy as the bees themselves. I should know, one of my summer workshops is for beekeepers. Our University provides hundreds of enrichment events each year where the community of all ages comes together to learn, grow and play. I plan each event down to the very...

March 31, 2020 VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University President Chuck Johnson has announced the appointment of Dr. Dale Pietrzak as Senior Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Research. Dale Pietrzak Pietrzak ( pronounced Pete's rock ) will oversee the areas of assessment, institutional effectiveness, and institutional research as well as serving as VU's...