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Faculty and Staff honored for service to the institution19th January 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The Office of Human Resources has honored the contributions of faculty and staff over the past year. This year’s honorees comprise a group of colleagues ranging in age from 34 to 71 who have devoted a total of 890 years of service to the university in administrative, teaching, maintenance, advising …

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Romeo and Juliet — theatre for a star-crossed year15th January 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The show must go on. Those words cannot be attributed to Shakespeare. But they encompass the persistence and passion that have combined to bring his tragedy of Romeo and Juliet to the stage at IU Southeast, in this most star-crossed of years. In this production, Daniel Hill has re-crafted Shakespeare’s …

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Growing Tomorrow’s STEM Educators program welcomes new participants21st December 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–STEM education has a bright future in Indiana. That is the inescapable impression from the Growing Tomorrow’s STEM Educators Today (GTST) Virtual Fall Teacher Institute convened by IU Southeast’s School of Education. The event, co-chaired by Drs. Alan Zollman, Sumreen Asim and Lisa Hoffman, all of the School of Education, …

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IU Southeast students shine at virtual IU Undergraduate Research Conference15th December 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Eight IU Southeast students brought cutting-edge projects to the 26th IU Undergraduate Research Conference. The students and their topics were: Amanda Sue Brock Mentorship on a Mission John Clere New Photogrammetry Techniques and Their Scientific, Archival, and Academic Applications Robin Frederick Misconceptions of Sustainability in Higher Education: A Case Study …

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Model United Nations wrestles with momentous challenges, and abides1st December 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–There was a chance that the high school and collegiate Model United Nations, two mainstays of the IU Southeast academic year, would join the long list of events scratched in the wake of, well, 2020. Although deprived of its traditional in-person venue as well as long-serving leadership, with the retirement …

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Coming Together: Post-election forum aims to bridge partisan divides1st November 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–What will happen on November 3? Nobody knows. But regardless of the outcome of this year’s election, which may or may not be immediately clear, people of all political orientations will resume their lives on November 4. For most, that means working, shopping, learning and living alongside those with differing …

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International Education Week rolls out virtual events30th October 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The 2020 International Education Week kicks off on Monday, November 16, with a series of virtual events designed to nurture curiosity, expand cultural literacy and keep alive the globetrotting spirit in all of us. The IU Southeast’s Office of Study Abroad and Global Awareness (SAGA) has designed a prelude program …

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State of Campus 2020: Pride and resilience amid uncertainty13th October 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Amid once-in-a-lifetime unrest and uncertainty, Chancellor Dr. Ray Wallace and an expanded roster of IU Southeast leaders delivered a sober but celebratory virtual 2020 State of the Campus address. While acknowledging the overwhelming challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, including an unprecedented campus shutdown, leaders focused on a year of …

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Campus community recognizes recipients of 2020 Distinguished Teaching and Service Awards9th October 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–As part of the annual State of the Campus ceremony, IU Southeast executive leaders presented the 2020 Distinguished Teaching and Service Awards. Recipients were introduced by Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Dr. Kelly Ryan, Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs Amanda Stonecipher and Vice Chancellor for Administrative …

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