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Service learning: IU Southeast graduate education students contribute to community at Churchill Downs2nd July 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Beyond the glitz of Churchill Downs, in the shadow of the Jumbotron towering over the first turn, lies the “Backside,” a concentration of nearly 50 barns and other buildings that is home and workplace to nearly 1,000 people, and even more horses. Here can be found racing outfitters and veterinary …

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Margot Morgan and Faye Camahalan receive prestigious Mack Fellowships28th June 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Faye Camahalan, dean of the School of Education and Margot Morgan, assistant professor of political science, have received the prestigious P.A. Mack Fellowship for 2018-19 granted by Indiana University’s Mack Center for Inquiry on Teaching and Learning, administered by the Faculty Academy on Excellence in Teaching (FACET). The Mack Fellowship …

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IU Southeast bass fishing team qualifies for National Championships22nd June 2018

By Steven Krolak   (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—In only its second contest since registering as a student organization, the IU Southeast bass fishing team won the Indiana Qualifier tournament, defeating rivals from IU, IUPUI, Purdue University and Indiana State University. With the win, the team becomes eligible for the College Bassmaster National Championship at Lake Tenkiller …

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Gregory Kordsmeier selected editor of TRAILS, leading sociology resource20th June 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Congratulations to Gregory Kordsmeier, assistant professor of sociology! Kordsmeier has been selected as the new editor of TRAILS, an innovative online peer-reviewed library of high-quality teaching resources, including syllabi, class activities, assignments, lectures, and more. TRAILS is produced by the American Sociological Association (ASA), the national organization for sociologists with more …

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Fast forward: Dakota Russell enters freshman year with 24 credits and college experience13th June 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—For most incoming freshmen, college can be a new world, full of big challenges to go along with big rewards. For Dakota Russell of Floyds Knobs, Ind., it’s all rewards. Russell is entering her freshman year with 24 credits and a full year of in-class and online experience. She got …

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Roger Howard ’18 awarded Governor’s Fellowship31st May 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast standout Roger Howard ’18 of Sellersburg, Ind. has been awarded a Governor’s Fellowship for 2018-2019. The Fellowship will allow Howard to serve 12 months in the office of the Governor of Indiana and various other state agencies. Governor’s Fellows participate in the the daily activities of state government, …

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IU Southeast awards 961 degrees at 50th Commencement ceremony8th May 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Indiana University Southeast conferred 961 degrees at its 50th Commencement on Monday at Freedom Hall in Louisville, Ky. The Class of 2018 consists of 943 candidates earning 854 bachelor’s degrees, 104 master’s degrees and three associate’s degrees. Thirty-one students walked across the stage with a perfect 4.0 grade point average. …

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Ten IU Southeast instructors honored with IU Trustees Teaching Award2nd May 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Ten IU Southeast faculty members have received IU Trustees Teaching Awards for the 2017 calendar year. The IU Trustees Teaching Awards were first awarded in 2000-2001 to recognize and enhance excellent teaching, especially at the undergraduate level. The awards are open to tenured and tenure-track faculty, as well as full-time …

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