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Passion for teaching is contagious at third annual Adjunct Faculty Scholars Conference27th April 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Over 125 instructors from all IU campuses as well as Louisville metro area institutions gathered at IU Southeast earlier this month for the third Adjunct Faculty Scholars Conference, hosted by the Institute for Learning and Teaching Excellence (ILTE). The conference featured a keynote presentation by Lynn Slaughter, adjunct instructor in …

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StratComm Expo gets real about a career in strategic communication26th April 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—What’s so great about a career in strategic communication? A lot, as students found out at the inaugural StratComm Expo this month. A panel of insightful and encouraging professionals and an information/networking fair with representatives from nearly a dozen local and regional businesses provided perspective on this dynamic field. They …

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Student Conference: Everyone’s a winner25th April 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The 2018 IU Southeast Student Conference concluded on Friday, April 20 with a luncheon and awards ceremony to recognize outstanding undergraduate and graduate research across all academic disciplines. This year, the conference boasted a record number of students displaying 114 posters and presenting 110 papers and performances. There were 62 …

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Spirit of liberation fuels Human Trafficking Awareness Conference25th April 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—When trafficking survivor and activist Jessa Dillow Crisp placed a pair of her running shoes on the lectern at the beginning of her keynote speech to the third annual Southern Indiana Human Trafficking Awareness Conference earlier this month, it was to symbolize the rekindled life force that has brought a …

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Margot Morgan recognized for classroom innovation19th April 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Dr. Margot Morgan, assistant professor of political science, is the recipient of this year’s faculty innovation award, presented by the Institute of Teaching and Learning Excellence (ILTE). The criteria for the award included consistency with best practices in teaching, the potential for cross-disciplinary adaptation, evidence of student impact, originality and …

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Sumreen Asim wins award for research addressing fear of science in teacher ed11th April 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Sumreen Asim, assistant professor of education in the area of science and technology, received top honors for her poster presentation at the 2018 conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE), held March 26-30 in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1990, SITE is an international association of individual …

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IU Southeast’s Chancellor’s Medallion Dinner brings in more than $160,00011th April 2018

NEW ALBANY, Ind. (April 9, 2018) – Approximately 580 people attended the 2018 IU Southeast Chancellor’s Medallion Dinner, which brought in more than $160,000 from donations, ticket sales, sponsorships, a silent auction and a live auction. Jim Hesselman, dean of the IU Southeast School of Arts & Letters, emceed the event on Saturday, April 7, …

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IU Day 2018 kicks off at midnight on April 18!4th April 2018

NEW ALBANY, Ind. — At midnight and continuing throughout Wednesday, April 18, Indiana University will observe IU Day, a 24-hour worldwide celebration promoting engagement, university pride and giving. IU Day celebrates all things IU. Here’s how you can be a part of it at IU Southeast: WEAR: Show your school spirit! Wear cream and crimson on April …

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