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IU Southeast hosted statewide biology teacher meeting21st October 2014

The IU Southeast Biology Department hosted the fall meeting of the Indiana College Biology Teachers Association (ICBTA) Oct. 17-18, 2014. Faculty from private and state-supported colleges and universities meet annually to discuss biology education in the context of an overarching theme, this year, “Not Just the Facts: Incorporating Writing, Research and Service Learning into a …

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Glover appointed president of KIAC Executive Committee13th October 2014

NEW ALBANY, Ind. (Oct. 13, 2014) – IU Southeast Athletic Director, Joe Glover, was appointed president of the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (KIAC) Executive Committee, Commissioner Bill Melton announced at the league meetings on Sept. 30. Glover will complete the term of previous president Wendy Hoffman, who resigned as athletic director at Midway College earlier this …

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Persuasion course inspires student to help homeless30th September 2014

Visiting professor, Tammy Voigt teaches a persuasion course in the Department of Communication Studies, and this year, she began her class with an unusual request: for each student to donate $1, making them personally invested in the course. With the $25 that was collected, Voigt asked each student to write a persuasive speech convincing their classmates to …

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Chancellor Wallace to take ALS ice bucket challenge29th September 2014

Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, Jason Meriwether, challenged Chancellor Ray Wallace to accept the ALS ice bucket challenge that has recently taken hold of social media outlets, and in the process, raised awareness and millions of dollars for an important cause. Simultaneously, Chancellor Wallace is challenging student organizations and the campus community …

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Social Sciences professor comments on initiative to help homeless23rd September 2014

Assistant Professor in the School of Social Sciences and Director of the Applied Research and Education Center, Melissa Fry, was recently quoted in a story by the News & Tribune about plans to fulfill the local homeless population’s medical needs. Lifespring Health Systems, a company providing care for those with mental illness or addiction in 15 facilities …

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Chemistry student helps explain science behind fighting fires22nd September 2014

IU Southeast chemistry student, and 10-year veteran of the Lafayette Township Fire Protection District in Floyds Knobs, Josh Scalf, is using his chemistry background to hep other firefighters understand the chemistry of fire. Scalf, with the help of Visiting Professor of Chemistry, Dr. Jim Williams, recently published the first in a series of articles  that …

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Sincere Condolences to the family of Michael Naville16th September 2014

It is with deep regret that we must announce that Michael Naville, a former IU Southeast Board of Advisors member, passed away Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. Michael was an IU Southeast alum and managing partner at Lorch and Naville (now Lorch, Naville, and Ward) Law Practice, where he retired in 2013. He served on the IU …

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IU Southeast Alumni Association awards 25 $1,000 scholarships12th September 2014

The IU Southeast Alumni Association recently held a luncheon to honor 25 students who were each awarded a $1,000 merit-based scholarship. Lynn Prinz, interim director of Alumni Relations, said all of IU Southeast’s schools were represented in the scholarship recipients, who were selected based on a number of criteria, including being an active member of …

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