By: Katelyn Storms Rizer
August 25 marked not only the first day of classes here at IUPUI, but also the start of the 40th Celebration of Kelley Indianapolis! The celebration will last 40 days and will end October 3. This upcoming week will be jam packed as we continue to honor this momentous occasion. Check out some of the highlights!
Founder’s Day Picnic, Taylor Hall Lawn
Tuesday, September 2 from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Come out and join the fun as we kick off the week with our Founder’s Day Picnic filled with food, music, prizes, and games! The KSBISG will be sponsoring a corn hole tournament starting at 11:30 a.m. Winners will receive Kelley prize packages. The Mayor of Indianapolis has also declared it “IU Kelley School of Business Indianapolis Day.” Deputy Mayor Deron Kintner will be there to read the proclamation and recognize this date in history.
2010 Grand Opening and Open House, BS2010
Wednesday, September 3 – Program at 3:30 p.m. Open House from 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
This new space in the Business/SPEA building will be officially dedicated and opened for the public on Wednesday with a short program followed by an open house. Students are invited to stop by and tour the space while mingling with staff, faculty, and members of the community. The 2010 space is the new home to the Kelley School of Business Office of Academic & Professional Development. It brings together the Kelley Undergraduate Programs and the Kelley Indianapolis Career Services. If you have not seen the space yet, stop by and see the great new addition to the building! IUPUI Chancellor Charles Bantz and Kelley Dean Idalene Kesner will be joining us to honor this special day.
Donuts and Coffee, BS Building 2nd Floor Orange Space
Thursday, September 4 from 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Come by and grab a donut and coffee to get your day started off right! While you’re there, meet the staff of Kelley External Affairs and get up to date on social media and upcoming events!
Kelley Snap Hunt and Kelley Photo Challenge
The Kelley Snap Hunt and the Kelley Photo Challenge are going on throughout the 40 days of celebration! We have awarded winners every day for the Snap Hunt and weekly for the Instagram Photo Challenge. Add us today to join in on the fun! Big Prizes coming up in the next couple of weeks!!