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School news

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 12:56 pm

College

•IPFW assistant professor and director of art education Laurel Campbell received the Outstanding Higher Education Art Educator of the Year Award by the Art Education Association of Indiana at the annual convention held in October in Indianapolis.

•IPFW professor of fine arts Audrey Ushenko's self-portrait was featured in Making Faces, an exhibition at Long Island University's Salena Gallery from Oct. 1 to 31.

The exhibit was curated by art historian Robert Bunkin.

•Huntington University's digital media arts students have launched the AdFed Chapter, an off-shoot of the Advertising Federation of Fort Wayne.

The club is made up of digital media arts and graphic design majors but is open to artists, writers and those interested in the business side of advertising.

•Huntington University students are participating in Operation Christmas Child, a national effort through the Samaritan's Purse to give Christmas gifts in shoeboxes to children across the globe.

•Ancilla College is holding a campus visit day Tuesday at 9601 Union Road, Donaldson.

A free pizza lunch is served at noon. Registration: 1-866-262-4552 or www.ancilla.edu/access-ancilla.

•The Marketing and Communications office at Ivy Tech Community College Northeast received seven Medallion Awards, including three golds, at the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations District 3 Conference in Columbus, Ohio. Gold medals were given for Newsletter, Specialty Advertising and Fundraising/annual/multi-year campaign. Silver medals were given for Radio Advertisement/PSA Series, Media Success Story and Government Relations or Community Relations Project. The school received a bronze medal for Feature Article/General News Story.

Miscellaneous

•Bishop Luers High School will host an open house for prospective students and their families beginning with registration at 6 p.m. today.

Interested students and their families are welcome to attend. Registration: www.bishopluers.org. Information: 456-1261, Ext. 3008.

•Bishop Luers High School Euchre Knight will be 7 p.m. Saturday in the Bishop Luers Cafe, 333 E. Paulding Road. Cost: $15 per person or a donation of an item for the LuersKnight auction. Cash prizes of $100 and $50 will be awarded. Contact: Angie Brown at itbeangieb@ frontier.com or Kathy Skelly at 456-1261, Ext. 3142.

•Bishop Luers High School announces that the following students have passed and been accepted to advance in the application process to study abroad this summer with the Indiana University Honors Program in Foreign Language.

French: Edgar Alarcon and Jonathan Gladding. Spanish: Sarah Gillie, Madeline Reimbold, Luke Scheer and Savanna Toporek.

•Indiana Youth Institute will host a forum to explore how to complete a 21st Century Scholar Success Program 8:30-10 a.m.

Nov. 21 at Ivy Tech Community College Northeast, Room 1640, 3800 N. Anthony Blvd. Enter through Door 1. Free, but reservations required: www.iyi.org/ YWC, or call Debbie Jones at 1-317-396-2729 or email djones@iyi.org by Tuesday.