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Get free FAFSA filing help at College Goal Sunday30th October 2017

Financial aid professionals will be volunteering at the Indiana University Southeast Library to help college-bound students and their families open the door to financial aid during College Goal Sunday. The event is set for 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. The free program assists Indiana students in filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid …

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$1.5 million gift to create program drawing master artists and scholars to campus26th October 2017

A new fine arts program at IU Southeast will bring master artists and creative scholars of national and international renown to teach, work and research at the university on a temporary basis. Supported by a $1.5 million bequest through the Brian and Cynthia Jones Artist in Excellence Fund, the Master Artists and Scholars Program will …

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Soft skills front and center at pilot speed-networking session25th October 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—There were jitters, nerves, butterflies. Then the whistle blew and the room exploded into conversation as 22 IU Southeast business majors and 19 local employers plus three faculty and staff, came together for a pilot “speed-networking” session organized by the IU Southeast Career Development Center and the School of Business. …

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Social Sciences Forum weighs plight of undocumented children23rd October 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—In 2012, an executive order of then-President Obama delayed immigration enforcement for undocumented minors. Under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) order, children of undocumented immigrants who met certain requirements were not immediately deported. A two-year buffer was created that allowed them to stay in the country, attend school …

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Service Recognition Reception honors sustained dedication to IU Southeast20th October 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Chancellor Dr. Ray Wallace and campus leaders acknowledged the contributions of faculty and staff at this year’s service recognition reception. In his opening remarks, Chancellor Wallace noted that the group of employees ranging in age from 34 to 77 had devoted a total of 1,015 years of service to the …

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IU Southeast Phoenix soars to victory in public art contest18th October 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Call it symbolic or just plain fun: the Phoenix constructed by IU Southeast Fine Arts students soared to top honors at the recent “#IAmPublicArt” event in New Albany, Ind. hosted by the Carnegie Center for Art & History. The mobile structure bested competing pop-up installations from Bellarmine University and Kentucky …

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“Hillbilly Elegy” prompts Common Experience conversation on Appalachia’s past, present, future15th October 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—In 2015 venture capitalist and Ohio native J.D. Vance published “Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis,” recalling the hardscrabble milieu of his youth and the values and attitudes that shaped and, in many ways continue to shape society in Appalachia. The book became an instant …

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Lilly Endowment Inc. grant to boost IU Southeast School Counseling program and improve outcomes for K-12 students12th October 2017

NEW ALBANY, Ind. – The Indiana University Foundation has received a $200,000 implementation grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. on behalf of Indiana University Southeast. The grant will allow IU Southeast to enhance its School Counseling program, provide services to area schools and facilitate school-community partnerships, all with a larger goal of improving academic, college, career …

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Jeramy Nichols reveals secrets of sight-singing in published article11th October 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Close your eyes and listen to a piece of choral music. As a listener, you revel in pure sound. But for the performers, all that pristine audio is the product of a lot of visual training that starts with sight-singing, what you might call “reading music cold.” The ways and …

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