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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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At 2020 Digital Marketing Conference, it’s all about the data9th March 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Five years ago, IU Southeast business student Jeremy Eiler ’16 had an idea for a conference devoted to digital marketing. He sought support from Chris Cox, associate professor of marketing and David Eplion, dean of the School of Business. Both were supportive, even though they admit to having wondered whether …

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IU Southeast finance team scores second place at CFA Challenge28th February 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—In a nail-biting double-overtime thriller, IU Southeast MBA students Ryan Pyle, Mary Paul, Anne Cole and Andrew Utley finished a strong second at the 2020 CFA Research Challenge regionals at the historic Pendennis Club in Louisville, Ky. “I am so proud of how these students represented IU Southeast,” said Elizabeth Reisz, …

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Freshman Noah Barnes wins Voices of Change speech contest31st January 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Noah Barnes, a freshman from Sellersburg, Ind. majoring in chemistry, has won the 2020 Voices of Change speech contest, earning a scholarship valued at $250. The subject of his speech was, “Procrastination Doesn’t Pay: The Benefits of Investing Early.” Barnes urged listeners to consider the true costs of retirement, and …

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Conflict management workshop aims to help us get along29th January 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Be it ever so successful, every organization in America deals with conflict. A lot of conflict. In fact, by some estimates, up to 40 percent of managers’ time is devoted to addressing interpersonal conflict in the workplace. Conflict also runs rampant in our individual, domestic and civic relationships. And on …

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