University of Southern Indiana
Community & Outreach

OutreachThe University is actively engaged in developing economic, cultural, and educational opportunities in southern Indiana. Many faculty and staff extend their expertise to activities throughout the region.

Academic Resources - ROTC, Bachelor of General Studies, College Achievement Program, distance education, and service learning.

Business Development - Regional workforce and economic development, training, and continuing education.

Community Outreach - Personal development and children non credit classes, cultural programs and partnerships.

Community Programs

Bachelor of General Studies
Adult learners have the opportunity to return to college studies and earn a USI Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) degree. The BGS program is a customized degree program for working adults. It is designed for students who have prior college experience, career limitations due to the absence of a bachelor's degree, and a desire to complete courses that will meet degree requirements while impacting their career goals. An information session on degree completion will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 7 in USI's Traditions Lounge in University Center East.

More information available online.

From Cuba to Florida to USI – Diana Nyad to speak at conference

Diana Nyad, famous for fulfilling her life-long dream of completing the grueling 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida last year, is bringing her inspirational story to the closing session of the seventh annual Mid-America Institute on Aging at 3 p.m. on Friday, August 15 in the University Center at USI.

More information available online.

Tour Historic New Harmony
Historic New Harmony is offering guided walking weekend tours from 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tours begin at the Atheneum/Visitors Center and will continue through December 30. Historic New Harmony is a unified program of the University of Southern Indiana and the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites that inspires innovation and progressive thought through its programs and collections.

More information available online.

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