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IU Southeast to host COVID-19 vaccination clinic beginning next week8th January 2021

NEW ALBANY, Ind. – IU Southeast will be the host site for Floyd County Health Department (FCHD) to administer doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to Floyd County residents starting January 11 at the IU Southeast campus. The COVID-19 vaccine will initially be limited to specific groups and offered by appointment. Those currently eligible to …

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Suzie Curts ’18: frontline nursing on the Pine Ridge Reservation18th May 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Suzie Curts ’18 is literally living her dream. The standout nursing graduate is an outpatient clinic nurse in the Kyle Health Center on the Pine Ridge Reservation in Kyle, South Dakota. That dream was hatched during her junior and senior years in the IU Southeast School of Nursing, when she …

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Natalie Fichter, nurse and student-athlete, on the frontline against COVID-1920th April 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Early last season, after the IU Southeast Grenadiers women’s basketball team lost reserve post-player Gabby Read to injury, Natalie Fichter was moved to center. She had played the position in high school, at Sacred Heart Academy in Louisville, Kentucky, but at 5-feet 9-nine inches tall, had played small forward or …

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Nursing students visited Indiana Legislature for Health Policy and Advocacy Day24th March 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–It’s common for political science students to visit legislators at the state capital. Nursing students? Not so much. Until now. Thanks to the initiative of Rosalind Scott Williams, clinical assistant professor of nursing, 25 students from CLASS traveled to Indianapolis earlier this year for a Health Policy and Advocacy Day. …

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Social Sciences Forum to discuss transgender issues15th October 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Transgender issues are the focus of the first Social Sciences Forum of the academic year. Dr. Meghan Kahn, associate professor of psychology; clinical staff from Mandala House, an outpatient mental health center in Louisville; and members of the local Trans community will discuss the difference between sex and gender, social …

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New grant awards support initiatives across campus11th August 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind,)—IU Southeast scholars continue to attract grant funding for innovative and impactful projects. Four new awards highlight a diversity of initiatives that will translate into exciting learning experiences for IU Southeast students and broad benefits to local and larger communities. Supporting community health on the Pine Ridge Reservation Pine Ridge …

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