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Commencement 2019: Grenadiers go forth to shape the future8th May 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Indiana University Southeast conferred 985 degrees at its 51st Commencement on Monday at Freedom Hall in Louisville, Ky. The Class of 2019 consists of 966 candidates earning 868 bachelor’s degrees, 115 master’s degrees and two associate’s degrees. Thirty-three students walked across the stage with a perfect 4.0 grade point average. …

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Spirits soar at inaugural Multicultural Graduation Celebration7th May 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–To the beat of African drumming, provided with fervor by the group Kuvebo!, the nearly four dozen graduating students in Commencement regalia processed into the Hoosier Room and took their seats amid rapturous applause from family and friends, faculty and staff. The inaugural Multicultural Graduation Celebration was off to a …

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Dr. Suparna Mukhopadhyay is 2019 Faculty Innovator of the Year29th April 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Dr. Suparna Mukhopadhyay, lecturer in biology, has been recognized as 2019 Faculty Innovator of the Year by the Institute of Learning and Teaching Excellence (ILTE). “Dr. M,” as she is known to her students, was chosen from among a field of eight colleagues from across the disciplines, each of whom …

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Angela M. Salas named provost and vice president for academic affairs at Framingham State University29th April 2019

NEW ALBANY, Ind. – Angela M. Salas, associate vice chancellor for academic affairs at Indiana University Southeast, has accepted the position of provost and vice president for academic affairs at Framingham State University in Massachusetts. Salas, who also serves as director of the Honors Program and a professor of English at IU Southeast, will start …

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Student Conference celebrates endless curiosity and passion for discovery29th April 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The 2019 IU Southeast Student Conference concluded on Friday, April 19 with a luncheon and awards ceremony to recognize outstanding undergraduate and graduate research across all academic disciplines. This year’s conference boasted 300 students presenting 208 posters, papers and performances. There were 54 faculty mentors and 58 faculty and staff …

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Duke Energy Nonprofit Academy to strengthen nonprofits serving southern Indiana23rd April 2019

NEW ALBANY, Ind. – Indiana University Southeast will host the Duke Energy Nonprofit Academy on Friday, May 17, from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the University Center Hoosier Room. This free professional development conference for nonprofits is made possible by a $17,500 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation. The event will feature keynote speakers …

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Southern Indiana Human Trafficking Awareness Conference returns to IU Southeast18th April 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–For the fourth straight year, IU Southeast hosted the Southern Indiana Human Trafficking Awareness Conference. The conference drew some 275 people to campus, according to Karen Richie, IU Southeast counselor/care manager and SIHTC conference chair for this year’s event. Keynote speaker was K.D. Roche, a human trafficking field expert who …

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IU Southeast student selected for regional law scholarship9th April 2019

Kimberly Wrigley, graduating senior at IU Southeast, has always had an interest in criminal justice. Now, as one of three recipients of the IU Regional Law Scholarship, she will be able to pursue her passion at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. The IU Regional Law Scholarship provides a minimum of a …

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