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School of Social Sciences celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month20th September 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—IU Southeast is proud to present a series of conversations illuminating the Latinx 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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IU Southeast to host nationally recognized events to support ending suicide20th September 2018

On average, about 45,000 people lose their lives to suicide per year in the United States, making it the tenth leading cause of death in America. For Cory Byers, a junior, psychology major and Medallion Scholar at IU Southeast, this statistic hits very close to home. In July of 2016, Byers’ stepmother took her life …

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ILTE Teaching Mini-Conference focuses on the practical19th September 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Just prior to the beginning of term, over 90 IU Southeast instructors gathered for the 9th annual Teaching Mini-Conference with a focus on practical teaching. By now, the impacts of the workshops and discussions at this event are being felt in classrooms across campus. Launched by the Institute for Excellence …

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Omar Attum finds endangered species thriving in the ruins of ancient empires18th September 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Dr. Omar Attum, associate professor of biology, has made a name for himself in the field of conservation biology through his publications and photographs. Through his teaching and leadership of field biology trips, he has also opened the eyes of IU Southeast students to the wonders of regions not normally …

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IU Southeast freshmen receive full-ride scholarships for new baccaclaureate/doctor of medicine degree program17th September 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Incoming freshmen Taylor Ingle of Aurora, Ind. and Maura Van Deventer of Columbus, Ind., have been awarded scholarships for the new IU baccalaureate/doctor of medicine program. For the next four years, their tuition and residence expenses at IU Southeast are fully funded, and if they meet the high standards of …

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Every voice counts: Accreditation document opens for public comment13th September 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Every ten years since 1969, IU Southeast has earned accreditation, first from the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and then from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The campus is up for re-accreditation through HLC in 2020. The process includes both self-study report (known as the assurance argument) and a …

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Rite of passage: education students recognized and encouraged at pinning ceremony12th September 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Each year, education majors entering their junior year, known as Block Three, gather for a pinning ceremony during which they receive recognition for their accomplishments thus far and encouragement for the long road ahead. This year’s ceremony, held in the Ogle Center during the first week of term, brought together …

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Accounting & Finance Career Day brings real world insights to campus10th September 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–This year’s Accounting & Finance Career Day brought 22 local employers and four professional organizations to campus to deliver real world insights and opportunities to students. The event included a panel of industry experts and a bustling job fair. The panel included Tony Schoen, CPA and CFO of First Savings …

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Faculty Innovator: John Ross7th September 2018

John Ross Assistant Professor of Management School of Business               By Steven Krolak When it comes to classroom innovation, John Ross has a simple mantra: “It’s fun to do different.” As assistant professor of management in the School of Business, Ross teaches small business management, organizational behavior and leadership. …

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IU Southeast celebrates growth in first-year and graduate student enrollment6th September 2018

NEW ALBANY, Ind. – Indiana University Southeast reports an increase in first-year undergraduate students and new graduate students in the fall 2018 census count. As part of IU Southeast’s initiative to increase graduate degree programs and enrollment, the number of new graduate students enrolled has grown 49.6 percent from 2017. The number of first-generation graduate …

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