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0000017c-83f8-d4f8-a77d-b3fd0cf60000On August 9, 2018, the dedication and ribbon cutting were held for the Stone Family Center for Health Sciences in downtown Evansville. The facility will house numerous health professions programs for the University of Evansville, the University of Southern Indiana and the Indiana University Medical School Evansville campus. The programs will work side by side to create a transformational approach to health care and medical education.

New DMD Director Named

City of Evansville

  Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke didn’t have to look too far to find a permanent Executive Director for the Department of Metropolitan Development. The mayor announced this morning (Monday) that interim director Kelly Coures will be the new Executive Director.

In making the appointment, Mayor Winnecke noted Coures’ work with various community groups, as well as his background in finance.  Coures has been at the DMD for the past two years, after working for over thirty years with American General Finance.

A release from the mayor’s office says that in his initial role with the DMD, Coures worked to improve the city’s alignment with U.S. Housing and Urban Development policy. He also sought to expand programs to include assistance to local businesses, when possible through long dormant loan funds.

As the Executive Director of DMD, Coures will play a key role in the development of the Indiana University School of Medicine expansion in Downtown Evansville and the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel and convention complex.