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IU School of Continuing Studies

Last modified: Tuesday, February 12, 2008

IU School of Continuing Studies Statehouse visit planned for Feb. 26

Feb. 18, 2008

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Indiana University School of Continuing Studies representatives from each IU campus will be on hand to discuss with legislators their many relevant workforce development and continuing education programs that serve communities throughout the state and that contribute to the state's economic development.

The program will take place on Feb. 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A luncheon and recognition program will begin at 11:30 a.m. All activities will be held in the North Atrium of the Statehouse.

This year's event will include exhibits, a catered lunch and a lunchtime recognition program that will feature Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman, state Rep. Peggy Welch, and state Rep. Matt Pierce, as well as special guest Susan Schricker, a continuing studies alumna from the South Bend campus. Several awards will also be given during the program. This year's award recipients include state Sen. and assistant minority floor leader Vi Simpson; IPFW professor of philosophy William Bruening; Terrence Gilhooly, a continuing studies alumna from the IU Northwest campus; and Mary Grove and Kathleen Lally, both former directors of IUPUI and Ivy Tech coordinated programs.

About the IU School of Continuing Studies

The IU School of Continuing Studies was created in 1975 to respond to the educational needs of older, "nontraditional" students. The school and its campus divisions offer an associate and bachelor's degree in general studies, as well as hundreds of professional development and custom training opportunities.

For more information, contact John Beeson, executive director of external relations of the IU School of Continuing Studies, at 812-855-8888 and