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Ceramics students earn national recognition30th August 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Kudos to Sam Chumley and Dallas Wooten, IU Southeast fine arts students in ceramics. The impressive artwork of the two undergraduates has been accepted into two national exhibitions. “I’m thrilled that artwork from the ceramics program is being recognized at the national level,” said Brian Harper, associate professor of fine …

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Innovations boost student success and graduation rates in psychology29th August 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Every year at Commencement, Dr. Diane Wille, dean of research and professor of psychology, counts the number of psychology students walking across the stage to receive their diplomas. Lately the numbers have been ticking upwards, and by significant increments. The B.S. in psychology program has gone from zero to 54 …

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What’s New: Graduate Certificate in Program Leadership and Evaluation26th August 2016

What’s New at IU Southeast? Our new graduate certificate in program leadership and evaluation gives interested students the opportunity to continue their education and expand their skills in preparation for successful careers in psychology-related fields. When is it offered? Beginning fall 2016 What does it look like? The certificate requires that students take five graduate-level …

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Breaking eggs for STEM and ENL teacher training25th August 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Learning the basic principles of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields is hard enough for K-12 students. Now imagine trying to do it in a language you barely understand. Yet this is precisely what’s happening in schools across the country, as teachers cope with demands to provide STEM skills …

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New students receive traditional campus welcome on Induction Day20th August 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Over 800 students, along with their families and friends, packed the IU Southeast Activities Center on Friday, August 19 for the traditional Induction Day ceremony. Induction, also known as convocation, is the first bookend of a new student’s college career, which ends at the other bookend, graduation. Induction can be …

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Helping hands and big smiles mark Move-In Day at IU Southeast19th August 2016

(NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Mild weather, big smiles and a sea of helping hands greeted incoming residents for Move-In Day at IU Southeast on Thurs., August 18. Over 100 volunteers—joined by Chancellor Dr. Ray Wallace—were ready to assist the new arrivals, who numbered around 320, according to Amanda Stonecipher, assistant vice chancellor for retention and student services. …

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IU Southeast schedules Move-In Day for Aug. 1811th August 2016

NEW ALBANY, Ind. — Empty bedrooms across Indiana University Southeast are about to be filled again with hundreds of students. IU Southeast students living on campus will move in on Thursday, Aug. 18. Classes for the fall semester begin Monday, Aug. 22. Students can check in to their lodges from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday in University Center …

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Diversity education graduate students gain perspective through summer service learning immersion11th August 2016

By Steven Krolak This summer, Alice Markiewicz, a graduate student in the School of Education at IU Southeast, found herself at the Iroquois Library in Louisville, discussing the taste of camel meat with a 22-year old refugee from Somalia. “I asked her what her favorite food was,” said Markiewicz. “She said it was camel, and …

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