IU Southeast grads view academic futures

18th May 2016

By Steven Krolak

(NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—IU Southeast graduates from all disciplines are moving on. Many are finding their way into careers, while others are poised to pursue graduate degrees. And some of these students have already been accepted to academic programs, including those at IU Southeast. We are proud to share news of some of these next academic steps.

Chelsea Markuson, fine arts, is headed to Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich., on a full-ride scholarship to continue her artistic journey.

Chelsea Markuson

Chelsea Markuson

Carlos Kuria, biology, is entering the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in Lexington, Ky.

Carlos Kuria

Carlos Kuria

Julie Bethany Rakes, biology, is moving to the Valley of the Sun – Tempe, Ariz. – to enter a Ph.D. program at Arizona State University in environmental life sciences.

Julie Bethany Rakes

Julie Bethany Rakes

Gerry Griffith, Jr., Honors English, has been accepted to the Michigan State University College of Law in East Lansing, Mich. on a full scholarship.

Gerry Griffith

Gerry Griffith, Jr.

Victoria Kingsley, business, is entering the MBA program at IU Southeast.

Victoria Kingsley

Victoria Kingsley

“Commencement is the culmination of years of hard work by our graduates, and a time for the IU Southeast community to celebrate this success,” said Dr. Uric Dufrene, Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.  “IU Southeast provides a high quality experience, and the outcomes of our graduates serve as evidence of the opportunities that lie ahead for those who possess an IU Southeast degree.”

We are grateful for their contribution to the IU Southeast community and wish them success at graduate school.

Photo of Gerry Griffith, Jr. courtesy of Jordan Williams.

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