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Media pros share skills and insights with emerging journalists at annual High School Press Day1st November 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Energy, passion, optimism and purpose—the key ingredients of a rewarding journalism career were on display at High School Press Day at IU Southeast. The annual event brought more than 400 high school students from over 16 different schools together with professional journalists, IU and IU Southeast faculty and staff, and …

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Social Sciences Forum weighs plight of undocumented children23rd October 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—In 2012, an executive order of then-President Obama delayed immigration enforcement for undocumented minors. Under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) order, children of undocumented immigrants who met certain requirements were not immediately deported. A two-year buffer was created that allowed them to stay in the country, attend school …

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Service Recognition Reception honors sustained dedication to IU Southeast20th October 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Chancellor Dr. Ray Wallace and campus leaders acknowledged the contributions of faculty and staff at this year’s service recognition reception. In his opening remarks, Chancellor Wallace noted that the group of employees ranging in age from 34 to 77 had devoted a total of 1,015 years of service to the …

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“Artaxis Conversations” bring together ceramic artists from around the world8th October 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The concept: 24 artists from 16 countries will “gather” via live-stream video over a 12-hour span on Tuesday, Oct. 10, to answer questions from fans, fellow artists and friends of ceramics. The event is called “Artaxis Conversations,” and it’s the brainchild of Artaxis, the arts organization founded by Brian Harper, …

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Inaugural Scholarship of Teaching and Learning conference a first for region3rd October 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Educators from IU Southeast, Bellarmine University, Spalding University, Ivy Tech, and Jefferson Community and Technical College gathered on Friday for the inaugural Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) conference, the first of its kind in the region. Employing the same methods of inquiry as other fields in order to study …

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Latino culture, history and politics in focus for National Hispanic Heritage Month26th September 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—IU Southeast is proud to present a series of conversations illuminating the Latino experience in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month (NHHM). Designated in 1968, the observation runs from Sept. 15—the independence day for a number of Latin American countries—to Oct. 15 to honor the histories, cultures and contributions of …

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