The IU Rural Report: Better lives. Stronger communities.

The IU Center for Rural Engagement engaged thousands of residents and students in more than 135 initiatives resulting in meaningful impact in its first year. View highlights from the 2018-19 year and read the impact report.
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Deep engagement in Orange County leads to lasting impact

One year, 450 students, and more than 30 local Orange County organizations yielded 28 projects that directly addressed community-identified needs across health, resilience, and  quality of place emphasis areas during the IU Center for Rural Engagement’s Sustaining Hoosier Communities initiative. Read more about the year and ongoing projects.


IU Center for Rural Engagement's Sustaining Hoosier Communities internationally recognized for excellence

The Indiana University Center for Rural Engagement's Sustaining Hoosier Communities initiative was honored with the inaugural Outstanding Program of the Year award by the Educational Partnerships for Innovation in Communities Network, known as EPIC-N, during the network's eighth annual conference in Tampa, Florida. Read more about SHC's ascent to the largest rural engagement of its kind.

Expand your organization's volunteer reach with the IU Corps Volunteer Central system

Are you looking for help with your nonprofit's cause? Find energetic and enthusiastic student volunteers at IU Bloomington by posting your opportunity on Volunteer Central. Learn more and start your Volunteer Central account.

CareBand.jpgIU seeks rural seniors to participate in paid study on new aging-in-place technology

The study will examine CareBand, a wearable dementia care device, and its functionality in rural areas. IU is seeking participants age 65 or older, living in their own homes. Participants do not need to have a dementia diagnosis, or any other medical condition, to apply. Learn more about the CareBand study.

Huntingburg 4th Fridays

Friday, July 26 and Friday, August 23
5 p.m.-11 p.m.
Huntingburg - Market Street Park

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