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Lilly Endowment Inc. grants to boost School Counselor and Educational Leadership programs25th May 2017

NEW ALBANY, Ind. – Indiana University Southeast has announced that the IU Foundation received two planning grants of $20,000 each from Lilly Endowment Inc. through its Comprehensive Counseling Initiative for Indiana K-12 Students. The purpose of the initiative is to increase the number of K-12 students in Indiana who are emotionally healthy, realize academic success, …

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Bernadette Jessie receives inaugural Faculty Innovation Award24th May 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Bernadette Jessie, associate professor of criminal justice and criminology, is the recipient of the inaugural Faculty Innovation Award given by the IU Southeast Institute for Learning and Teaching Excellence (ILTE). The ILTE Advisory Board selected Jessie from among a total of eight nominated colleagues, each working to shake up the …

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IU Southeast awards more than 1,000 degrees at 48th Commencement ceremony10th May 2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Indiana University Southeast conferred 1,019 degrees at its 48th Commencement on Monday. The Class of 2017 consists of 993 candidates earning 906 bachelor’s degrees, 99 master’s degrees and 14 associate’s degrees. Thirty-three students walked across the stage at Freedom Hall in Louisville with a perfect 4.0 grade point average. “You, the members …

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Alumni Legacy Society celebrates making IU Southeast a family tradition3rd May 2017

NEW ALBANY, Ind. — Sandra Clark ’94 received her general studies degree in the same commencement ceremony her son, Marvin, earned his business degree. Four years earlier, Sandra Clark’s daughter, Marcy Clark-Hamilton, had walked across that same stage to receive her education degree. The family’s ties to IU Southeast only continue to strengthen with a third generation of …

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AREC Director Melissa Fry honored for substance abuse work with local nonprofit Our Place3rd May 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Dr. Melissa Fry, director of the IU Southeast Applied Research and Education Center (AREC), has received the Jamey Aebersold Spirit of the Red Ribbon Award from Our Place Drug and Alcohol Education Services, Inc., honoring her contribution toward the prevention of substance abuse in the New Albany community. The awards …

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IU Regional Grand Challenges grant awarded to IU Southeast-based team for food justice project1st May 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–At this time next year, each IU regional campus could be supporting a vibrant network of Fresh Stop Markets that connect families and others experiencing food insecurity, including students, to locally grown organic produce, at prices they can actually afford. That’s the vision of Melanie Hughes, associate librarian at the …

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Retired professor pledges 94 acres towards IU Southeast research, sustainability efforts1st May 2017

NEW ALBANY, Ind. — A retired professor of educational psychology has committed his farm and home for future use at IU Southeast. The university will use Dr. Carl deGraaf’s 94 acres in Elizabeth, Indiana, for academic research, sustainability efforts, recreation and natural resource and habitat preservation. DeGraaf’s home on the property will be used for …

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