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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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IU Southeast receives national recognition for adult learner programs25th April 2017

NEW ALBANY, Ind. — The Indiana University Southeast Adult Student Center has received a national award for its service to nontraditional students. The Association for Nontraditional Students in Higher Education (ANTSHE) honored IU Southeast with the 2017 Nontraditional Student-Friendly Award, which recognizes adult learner programs that “provide the resources, support, motivation, and an environment that encourages …

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Student Conference celebrates excellence in research25th April 2017

(NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The 2017 IU Southeast Student Conference concluded on Friday, April 21 with an awards ceremony to recognize outstanding undergraduate and graduate research across all academic disciplines. The winners are listed below. Graduate Session Award Winner Title of Presentation Faculty Advisor Chancellor’s Award for Creative Achievement  Jade Bilyeu “Effects of Emerald Ash Borer on …

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What’s New: Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies24th April 2017

What’s new at IU Southeast? The Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies in Arts and Humanities (B.I.S.) at IU Southeast is the only undergraduate liberal studies degree program in the Louisville metro area. It provides excellent multidisciplinary preparation in the Arts and Humanities while allowing students the flexibility to concentrate in areas that are relevant to their …

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Abigail Dester shares top award at regional honors conference18th April 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Kudos to Abby Dester! The junior psychology/Spanish major and honors program student shared top prize for her poster on the academic effects of math anxiety on elementary school students at the Mid-East Honors Association (MEHA) annual conference at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Mich., April 7-9. With a membership including …

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