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First Student Success Spotlight to shine on IU Southeast Library25th January 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The IU Southeast Library touches every aspect of academic life on campus, and many off campus as well. So it’s only natural that the Library should kick off a new series of monthly events called the Student Success Spotlight. “The series intends to shine a light on the excellent work …

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Faculty innovator: Sandra Johnson22nd January 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Sandra Johnson remembers playing teacher as a child, in a classroom of make-believe students. “Gaining knowledge, and sharing it, were my ultimate goals,” she said. Today, as senior lecturer in the areas of allied health and health information management, she prepares real live students to enter a career that didn’t …

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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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Doyin Coker-Kolo receives Carnegie Fellowship to boost the role of women in educational leadership8th January 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Dr. Doyin Coker-Kolo, professor of education, has been awarded a Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship. As part of the fellowship, Coker-Kolo will travel to Uganda to work with faculty and students at the College of Education and External Studies at Makerere University. The purpose of the fellowship is to engage in …

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Faculty innovator: Steffany Comfort Maher14th December 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Sometimes your calling is right where you thought it would be. Sometimes you stumble across it by accident. Sometimes it arises out of the ashes of what you thought your calling was. That last scenario describes the way it was for Steffany Comfort Maher, assistant professor of English education. Maher …

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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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Faculty Innovator: Jared Law-Penrose19th November 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Jared Law-Penrose, assistant professor of business, sums up his teaching philosophy in one word: Curiosity. It was curiosity that won him a Boren Scholarship as an undergraduate for a year-long study in Russia to investigate the way media exportation affected Russian college student perceptions of American culture. It was curiosity …

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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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Faculty Innovator: Cathy Johnson6th October 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–For Cathy Johnson, associate professor of education, social studies is all about connection. It’s about the connection of person to person, person to the world, past to present–and to future. The teaching of social studies is the art of opening minds and hearts to these connections. It’s about translating material …

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IU Southeast chancellor and vice chancellors to discuss campus accomplishments at virtual State of Campus address5th October 2020

NEW ALBANY, Ind. – Indiana University Southeast Chancellor Ray Wallace, along with IU Southeast vice chancellors, the regional campus chief information officer and the faculty senate president, will provide a status update on the campus. The address will be held Friday, Oct. 9, at 9 a.m. and can be accessed via the IU Southeast State …

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