IU Southeast is a top-ten school for original practitioner licenses in Indiana20th December 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The IU Southeast School of Education has cracked the “top ten” of institutions who offer education preparatory programs in the State of Indiana to issue original initial practitioner licenses. IU Southeast is currently ninth out of 48 schools, joining IU Bloomington and IUPUI in the upper echelon with 114 licenses …


Melissa Fry named Indiana University Bicentennial Professor19th December 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Melissa Fry, professor of sociology and director of the Applied Research and Education Center (AREC), has been named an Indiana University Bicentennial Professor by the Indiana University Office of the Bicentennial. Fry is one of only 25 Bicentennial Professors, whose appointments were approved by the IU Board of Trustees at …


Horseshoe Foundation grant to help establish Reading Clinic at IU Southeast14th December 2018

NEW ALBANY, Ind.  – Indiana University Southeast’s Project AHEAD program received a $12,555 grant from the Horseshoe Foundation of Floyd County to establish a Reading Clinic to improve the reading skills of struggling elementary students in the New Albany-Floyd County school system. Project AHEAD began at IU Southeast in 1986, offering enrichment courses for gifted …

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Faculty Innovator: Gary Pinkston12th December 2018

Gary Pinkston Associate Professor of Education School of Education               By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Gary Pinkston, associate professor of education and educational technology instructor, asked a volunteer to grip his arm, as the class looked on. The volunteer gripped hard. Pinkston tried to free himself by pulling back, …

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Vikings and cinnamon buns: Swedish guests bring culture and connection to IU Southeast3rd December 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—IU Southeast recently played host to two visitors from Jönköping University (JU) in Sweden. Dr. Linda Johansson, director of the Institute for Gerontology and Ms. Susanne Johannesson, director for international exchanges, shared insights about healthcare—and cinnamon buns—in Sweden. The two were guests of Dr. Deborah Finkel, professor of psychology and …


IU Southeast named a “Best” business school by the Princeton Review29th November 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—IU Southeast has been named an outstanding business school by The Princeton Review. The education services company profiles the school in its 2019 annual business school rankings. “We recommend IU Southeast as one of the best to earn an MBA,” said Robert Franek, editor in chief. “We chose the 252 on-campus MBA …


IU Southeast names 2019 Chancellor’s Medallion honorees28th November 2018

NEW ALBANY, Ind. – Indiana University Southeast is proud to announce three recipients of the 2019 Chancellor’s Medallion. Wendy Dant Chesser, president and CEO of One Southern Indiana, Jerry Finn, executive director of the Horseshoe Foundation of Floyd County and Alice Miles, president of Friends of the Town Clock Church, will be honored April 6, …

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Faculty Innovator: Yunmi Choi21st November 2018

Yunmi Choi Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication School of Arts and Letters               By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Yunmi Choi, assistant professor of strategic communication, can explain why classic rock is used in beer and truck commercials during football games. It’s because of the reminiscence bump, an advertising term …

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Students seek consensus over conflict at Model United Nations20th November 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The world keeps dishing up conflict, and the Model United Nations keeps finding paths to consensus. This year’s Model UN at IU Southeast, Nov. 14-16, welcomed students from IU Southeast, University of Evansville, University of Indianapolis, and the University of Louisville. IU Southeast students Ryan Houchin and Dylan Grant represented …


Dr. Glenn Mason Remembered16th November 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast mourns the passing of Dr. Glenn Mason, professor of geosciences, colleague, mentor and friend. “He was our rock,” said Clint Franklin, senior lecturer of geosciences. For many years since joining IU Southeast in the early 1990s, Mason literally was the geology department. With the persistence of tectonics, and …


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