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School news

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - 12:01 am

College

•University of Evansville student Cynthia Kreienbrink of New Haven will spend the spring 2013 semester studying abroad at Harlaxton College, UE's British campus near Grantham, England.

•Huntington University announced since rebranding its scholarship fund, the Forester Fund, early this school year, it has seen a 6 percent increase in giving. Anyone may give to the fund at www.fundingforesters.com.

•Indiana Tech campuses will be closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

•An academic exploration day takes place 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Indiana Tech, 1600 E. Washington Blvd. For more information or to register, visit www.IndianaTech.edu/events or call 1-800-937-2448, Ext. 3103.

•The College of Professional Studies at Indiana Tech has launched an online video demo to show prospective students how online courses work. The demo covers basics such as logging in and interacting with faculty and classmates, and it shows examples of lectures and exams. To view the demo, visit www.IndianaTech.edu/onlinedemo. Indiana Tech offers about two dozen undergraduate and graduate degrees online.

•Rachell Dewell, Jennifer Reynolds and Zach Reynolds, Concordia University, Seward, Neb., performed in Christmas at Concordia concerts Dec. 7-9.

Miscellaneous

•Through the Looking Glass offers two scholarships for high school seniors or college students who have parents with disabilities. High school seniors must be a high school graduate by summer, plan to attend a two-year or four-year college in the fall in pursuit of an AA, AS, BA or BS degree, and have at least one parent with a disability. College students must be enrolled in a two-year or a four-year college in the fall of 2012 in pursuit of an AA, AS, BA or BS degree, be 21 years of age or young as of March 11, and have at least one parent with a disability. Scholarship criteria include academic performance, community activities and service, letter of recommendation and an essay describing the experience of growing up with a parent with a disability. Applications must be postmarked by March 11. Download applications at http://fifthfreedom.org/u/kw.

•A dual credit information night for high school students in Grades 9-12 takes place 6-8 p.m. Feb. 27 in the USF Performing Arts Center, the former Scottish Rite Center, at 431 W. Berry St. Free admission.

•Bishop Luers High School will hold freshman registration 6:30-8:30 p.m. Jan. 30-31 at 333 E. Paulding Road. Bring a copy of birth certificate, recent report card and $120 registration fee. Call 456-1261, Ext. 3141, or email Jenny Andorfer at jandorfer@bishopluers.org.

•Bishop Luers High School will hold winter homecoming Feb. 1 at 333 E. Paulding Road. Mass takes place at 4:30 p.m. in the Media Center, Casa Knight dinner at 5:30 p.m. in the café, varsity girls and boys basketball games begin at 6 p.m. and an adult reception follows the game in the café. Casa dinner reservations at 456-1261.

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