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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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IU Southeast School of Natural Sciences receives $1 million gift to create new scholarship13th January 2021

NEW ALBANY, Ind. – IU Southeast received a generous gift to the School of Natural Sciences by Mark Holloway in honor of his late wife and IU Southeast alumna Teresa Blessinger. The $1 million gift will create the Teresa Blessinger Memorial Scholarship for IU Southeast School of Natural Sciences students. “We are very grateful for …

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IU Southeast to host COVID-19 vaccination clinic beginning next week8th January 2021

NEW ALBANY, Ind. – IU Southeast will be the host site for Floyd County Health Department (FCHD) to administer doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to Floyd County residents starting January 11 at the IU Southeast campus. The COVID-19 vaccine will initially be limited to specific groups and offered by appointment. Those currently eligible to …

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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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Gallup-Indiana Survey shows IU Southeast alumni are some of the most satisfied6th January 2021

NEW ALBANY, Ind. – According to the results of a 2020 Gallup-Indiana Graduate Satisfaction Survey, Indiana University Southeast produces some of the most satisfied alumni, with 92 percent indicating that they are satisfied or extremely satisfied with the education they received. According to the survey, 76 percent of IU Southeast alumni agree or strongly agree …

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Growing Tomorrow’s STEM Educators program welcomes new participants21st December 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–STEM education has a bright future in Indiana. That is the inescapable impression from the Growing Tomorrow’s STEM Educators Today (GTST) Virtual Fall Teacher Institute convened by IU Southeast’s School of Education. The event, co-chaired by Drs. Alan Zollman, Sumreen Asim and Lisa Hoffman, all of the School of Education, …

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IU Southeast Athletics to Pause All Athletic Activities16th December 2020

NEW ALBANY, Ind. – On the advice of the Indiana University Medical Response Team (MRT), and in the best interests of our student athletes, coaches, athletic staffs, and communities, the Regional Campuses of Indiana University will pause all intercollegiate athletics activity effective December 19. Training and practices will not resume until January 19 at the …

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IU Southeast students shine at virtual IU Undergraduate Research Conference15th December 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Eight IU Southeast students brought cutting-edge projects to the 26th IU Undergraduate Research Conference. The students and their topics were: Amanda Sue Brock Mentorship on a Mission John Clere New Photogrammetry Techniques and Their Scientific, Archival, and Academic Applications Robin Frederick Misconceptions of Sustainability in Higher Education: A Case Study …

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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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