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Are you excited to get started with college? The University of Indianapolis’ application for fall 2016 is now open. Our application is free, simple, online, and does not require essays or letters of recommendation. Completing your application early has its advantages, including: Hearing back from the University earlier Time to receive any assistance you need

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Unique scholarships to help you pay for college

Finding scholarships to apply for can be difficult. Check out these unique scholarships to see what you can receive! Create-A-Greeting Card Create and design your own original greeting/holiday/birthday card for a chance to win a $10,000 dollar scholarship. Niche “No Essay” Scholarship Possibly the easiest scholarship out there; enter your name into the monthly drawing

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UIndy PTA student embraces physical therapy advocacy

When UIndy student Albert Wong graduates from the two-year physical therapist assistant (PTA) program at the Krannert School of Physical Therapy this August, he will have already represented the physical therapy profession twice on Capitol Hill. Wong was recently in Washington, D.C. attending the American Physical Therapy Association’s NEXT 2015 conference and the PT Day

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KSPT’s Staples presented at Canadian aging conference

Dr. Bill Staples, assistant professor in the University of Indianapolis Krannert School of Physical Therapy (KSPT), recently presented at the Exercise Prescription, Physical Activity and Aging Conference in Toronto, Canada. Staples is the president of the American Physical Therapy Association’s Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy. His presentation in Canada was titled Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Changes

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PT professor to join UIndy students on 165-mile trek

When Tammy Simmons, PT, MHS joined the faculty at the Krannert School of Physical Therapy as assistant director of clinical education in April 2014, she felt the job was the perfect culmination of all her years of varied experience in the field of PT. Little did she know that her new position would happily tie

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Mrs. Sipe’s musings on teaching… Is technology your friend or foe?

It generally takes me a while to “get” technology. I have a smart phone, and I am not a fan of gaming systems and videos, but that could be a generational thing. My Techniques and Methods of Conducting Physical Education students ran into some difficulties with the pedometers — some worked, some did not. Could it be

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UIndy principal leadership program practices interviews with teacher candidates

Teacher Interview Day is a service learning activity sponsored annually by the University of Indianapolis Kappa Delta Pi education honorary and educational leadership students for our future teachers. Candidates who will graduate this Spring will practice interviewing with iLEAD (educational leadership) students who are completing their principal preparation program. The date is Saturday, March 21,

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Mrs. Sipe’s musings on teaching… the first days of teaching

You never know what is going to happen when you face a class of students. You can have the best lesson plan ever and something will go wrong that changes the dynamics or the outcome — for the better or for worse. Such was the case with our first official lesson taught to University Heights PE

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Tips on Picking the Right Major

Your area of study while in college can have a big impact on your life outside of the classroom; the people you meet, the jobs available to you, and your options for graduate school are all affected by what you study in college. There are a number of things you can do to make sure

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UIndy alum Carl Palma excels as athletic trainer

UIndy athletic training alum Carl Palma was recently named Community Health Network Sports Medicine Employee of the Year for 2014. Palma, who said he was “shocked” to receive the honor, may not have expected the award, but it comes as no surprise when you learn of his passion for the safety of student athletes. Palma

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Helping schools through ed leadership field experiences

University of Indianapolis educational leadership (iLEAD) students are supporting our K-12 Indiana students and communities through their field experiences projects. Our students coordinated many activities in their schools during first semester including: Lynhurst 7th/8th Grade Center Student-led Conferences; Ben Davis High School Community Health Fair; Brownsburg New Teacher Orientation; Fishers Junior High International Fair; and

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Top Ten Tips for ACT & SAT Test Taking

The ACT and SAT are important pieces to your college application.  It is important that you perform your best on these tests as they may help determine your admission to a university and the scholarships you receive.  The University of Indianapolis will accept either ACT or SAT scores. 1.  Have a plan. Know which test

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Five easy steps to becoming a Greyhound

The path to college and applying for admission does not have to be confusing.  At the University of Indianapolis we are here to help you better understand the admissions process to make it as easy as possible.  UIndy emphasizes personal attention and every prospective student has their own admissions counselor to help guide them on their way. 

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Unforgettable experience

UIndy graduate, Chase Stouder finished his internship for the Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA), and accepted a full-time position with the IHSAA. The Administration of Athletics course taught by Michael Sipe led Stouder to the realization that he wanted to work in high school athletics. Sipe is a former High School Athletic Director, and

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CAC to coordinate Advanced QI Training for Long Term Care Professionals

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) has made funds available for education of long term care health professionals in four topic areas: wound care, infection prevention, quality improvement and Alzheimer’s and dementia care. The education provided by this project will be suitable for participants to pursue certification in these disciplines at their own cost

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Intercollegiate Athletics: What is included?

What do you think of when you hear intercollegiate athletics? Did you say, National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)? Well, that is what many people immediately think of when the words “intercollegiate athletics” are mentioned, but “intercollegiate athletics” is defined as taking place between or participating in activities between different colleges: intercollegiate athletics. Therefore, intercollegiate athletics

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UIndy Offering Entry-Level Master’s & Doctoral Degrees in OT

In 2015, the University of Indianapolis School of Occupational Therapy will offer two entry-level OT degrees. Each degree, the Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) and the Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) will prepare students to successfully enter the workforce as practicing occupational therapists. There are two differences in the degree levels: 1.) format (1 day/week

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CHS Welcomes New Admissions Counselor for PT Programs

When prospective students inquire about UIndy's Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physical Therapist Assistant Programs, the person on the other end of the e-mail or phone is Amber Clarke, the newest Admissions Counselor in the university's College of Health Sciences. Clarke is an Indianapolis native and a graduate of Marian University. She came to UIndy

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Former CDC epidemiologist joins UIndy Health Science faculty

The University of Indianapolis College of Health Sciences is pleased to announce the addition of Amie Wojtyna, PhD, MSBS, MPH to the teaching faculty of the university’s Community Health Education undergraduate program and the new Master of Public Health program.   Wojtyna earned her master’s in biochemistry and molecular biology with the intent to conduct

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PT-OT-PTA Open House at UIndy on September 13

If you are looking for a career that is fun and rewarding, look no further than the worlds of physical and occupational therapy. Physical therapists, occupational therapists, and physical therapist assistants enjoy rewarding careers while making a positive difference in the quality of life for their patients.  PTs, OTs, and PTAs take a personal approach

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