Education

Emily Miles

The local community has the chance to attend a children’s musical adaptation of "Beauty and the Beast" at 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 8 at the Academy for Innovative Studies - Diamond.

This year, the Public Education Foundation worked with Compass Creative Dramatics and collaborated with The Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana and the George L. Mesker Music Trust to present the play.

indianapublicmedia.org

Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations continuing coverage of the shooting at Noblesville Middle School on Friday.

EVSC superintendent upbeat

May 10, 2018

The head of Evansville’s public schools delivered an upbeat assessment of the EVSC.

Superintendent David Smith touted rising enrollment, student success stories, and outstanding teachers during his State of Our Schools address.

Smith showed Evansville Rotarians a chart that indicated local students who stay in the EVSC do better than their peers across the state…

"As you can see, the longer we have the students the better their performance. There is no other district that can say that."

Harrison senior wins national contest

Apr 24, 2018
ncsc.org

A senior from Harrison High School in Evansville is the national winner of an essay contest on civics.  

Harrison senior Randi Mincy is the high school winner of the 2018 Civic Education Essay contest, which is sponsored by the National Center for State Courts.

USI board picks Rochon as new university president

Apr 20, 2018
John Gibson

The University of Southern Indiana hired its new president from within.

A presidential search committee considered more than 90 applicants from across the nation before the USI Board of Trustees voted unanimously for USI Provost Ronald Rochon.

Retiring university president Dr. Linda Bennett told a special board meeting that she was pleased with the choice…

"This moment is even more gratifying to me because of the selection of someone I have worked with for the past 8 years"

Bennett hired Rochon as provost.

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