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New students welcomed in Virtual Induction Day ceremony25th August 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Incoming students, along with their families and friends, joined the first-ever virtual IU Southeast Induction Day ceremony. Induction is the beginning of the student journey that will culminate in graduation. After a welcome from Chancellor Dr. Ray Wallace, Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Dr. Kelly Ryan introduced the class …

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Campus Summit drives global civic literacy25th August 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–“What happens abroad doesn’t stay abroad.” That was the message of keynote speaker Charles Hopkins, director of education and learning at the Council on Foreign Relations, delivered earlier this week at the first Campus Summit on Global Civic Literacy. Hopkins addressed over 65 faculty and staff members keen to share …

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Virtual concert to celebrate women composers and Ars Femina Digital Library24th August 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–A virtual concert of works by women composers will shine a light on their creative prowess while unveiling a new feature of the IU Southeast Library. The virtual concert is scheduled for Wednesday, August 26, to coincide with the centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which granted women …

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2020 Student Conference goes virtual7th May 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The 2020 IU Southeast Student Conference–the first to take place in the virtual space–awarded honors for outstanding poster and paper presentations across all academic disciplines. This year’s conference boasted 225 students presenting more than 140 posters, papers and performances. There were 45 faculty advisors and 64 faculty, retired faculty, staff, …

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School of Education bestows awards for excellence23rd April 2020

(NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The IU Southeast School of Education has bestowed awards for the 2019-2020 academic year. In recognizing outstanding students, administrators and partners, Dr. Faye Camahalan, dean of the School of Education, reflected on the unusual circumstances with which all students have had to contend, and the on the ways the challenge of our time …

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Indiana Latinx Leadership Conference lights up campus with awareness, advocacy and artistry23rd March 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The 21st annual Indiana Latinx Leadership Conference lit up campus on Saturday, February 29 with a full slate of workshops, presentations and activities to build Latinx self-awareness and empowerment. This was the first time the conference was held at IU Southeast–or south of Bloomington, for that matter–and faculty advisors Veronica …

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Resolving Conflicts workshop: building civility one relationship at a time20th March 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Conflict is inevitable. But it can actually be a positive thing if we learn to deal with it correctly. Likewise, negative behaviors such as bullying, harassment and violence are learned, and can be prevented, corrected and reversed with proper training and tools. This was the theme of the one-day workshop, …

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World 101: Global Literacy Series continues at Social Sciences on Tap with a focus on Spain10th March 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Will Spain pull apart? That question is the subject of the next Social Sciences On Tap, Thursday, March 12 at 6 p.m., at Our Lady of Perpetual Hops in New Albany. The talk, “The Fraying Ties That Bind,” is presented by Dr. Jean Abshire, associate professor of political science and …

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Southern Indiana School Counseling Conference brings experts and practitioners to campus for day of intensive sharing10th March 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The inaugural Southern Indiana School Counseling Conference brought experts and practitioners to campus for a day of intensive sharing in a critical area of education. School counselors generally acquire professional development by attending teachers’ conferences, which are not geared to their needs. So the IU Southeast School of Education worked …

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