The 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, continuing professional education and noncredit certificate programs.
Community Outreach - Personal development and children non credit classes, cultural programs and partnerships.
Current Community Programs
Master of Arts in English program
USI's The Master of Arts in English at the University of Southern Indiana prepares teachers and writers to bring fresh perspectives to southern Indiana. It offers advanced studies in literary history and theory, rhetorical theory, the history of rhetoric and composition studies, as well as practical applications in teaching. The application deadline for the fall 2015 semester is August 1.
Summer noncredit courses
USI's Department of Continuing and Professional Education has released a new schedule of noncredit continuing education courses designed to provide opportunities for personal growth and development. Courses covering academic enrichment, arts, fitness, family, leisure and personal development are included on the schedule.
Summer classes for kids
USI's Department of Continuing and Professional Education has released a new schedule of summer programs for kids. Programs like athletic camps, Super Summer, and Summer Enrichment are now accepting registration.
Technology Commercialization Academy
The University of Southern Indiana’s Technology Commercialization Academy (TCA) began its fourth annual session of development through technology transfer in May 2015. The program is an initiative to build innovation in the region and train future business leaders by providing real experience to USI students. Final presentations will be given July 24, 2015 at 10a.m. in the Business and Engineering Center.
Mid-America Institute on Aging
The MAIA, co-sponsored by SWIRCA & More, is a two-day gerontology conference for lay persons, nurses, social workers, older adults and professionals working in the field of gerontology. Dan Buttoner, opening speaker, will share a science-backed blueprint for the average American to live longer, healthier and happier. August 13-14, 2015 at USI University Center.
College Achievement Program
A cooperative program between USI and participating high schools that allows juniors and seniors to take college courses in their school for both high school and college credit.
Norwegian Foot March
USI's Department of Individuals looking for an intense physical challenge can register to participate in the University of Southern Indiana’s 14th Annual Norwegian Foot March on Saturday, November 7. The 18.6-mile event will require individuals to march on a trail that covers a variety of terrain while dressed in military attire and carrying a 25-pound rucksack and frame.