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Faculty Innovator: Jean Abshire17th January 2019

Jean AbshireAssociate Professor of Political Science & International StudiesSchool of Social Sciences By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–There was always something on the wind for Jean Abshire. Something that called her to distant shores, peoples, languages, ways of thought. She responded to that call, visiting more than three dozen countries and devoting her career to …

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IU Southeast’s educational breakfast series continues with spring event17th January 2019

NEW ALBANY, Ind. – Thanks to a grant from the Horseshoe Foundation of Floyd County, IU Southeast’s School of Business will continue to host “Breakfast, Books & Business,” a breakfast series designed to educate small business owners, leaders and employees on the latest techniques in management, marketing, human resources and other key topics. The next …

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Duke Energy grant to help establish Nonprofit Academy at IU Southeast15th January 2019

NEW ALBANY, Ind. – Indiana University Southeast’s School of Business received a $17,500 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation to establish the Duke Energy Nonprofit Academy, a professional development conference at IU Southeast. The Duke Energy Nonprofit Academy will be held on May 17, 2019, at 8 a.m. and will feature speakers, breakout sessions, a …

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Career Development Center offers one-on-one meetings with local employers14th January 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Students looking for an easy way to connect with employers are in luck. Thanks to the Center for Career Development (CDC), students can stop by the Game Room Table in University Center South during the lunch hour for one-on-one meetings with representatives of local businesses. This is a good chance …

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Autism Lunch Bunch offers support and connection for students on spectrum14th January 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Adapting to university life can be challenging for all students. It’s especially challenging for students on the Autism Spectrum, who are expected to handle new and difficult situations without the special support they have known in elementary, middle and high school. A ten-page syllabus or a high-pressure testing environment are …

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IU Southeast/Kyrgyz study focuses on cross-cultural emotional intelligence13th January 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–What are the keys to success in life? Birth order? Class? Education? Professional skills? Luck? Not doubt all these play a role. But an increasing body of evidence suggests that our ability to use emotional information–known as emotional intelligence–is also an important factor in determining an individual’s ability to succeed. …

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IU Southeast is a top-ten school for original practitioner licenses in Indiana20th December 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The IU Southeast School of Education has cracked the “top ten” of institutions who offer education preparatory programs in the State of Indiana to issue original initial practitioner licenses. IU Southeast is currently ninth out of 48 schools, joining IU Bloomington and IUPUI in the upper echelon with 114 licenses …

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Horseshoe Foundation grant to help establish Reading Clinic at IU Southeast14th December 2018

NEW ALBANY, Ind.  – Indiana University Southeast’s Project AHEAD program received a $12,555 grant from the Horseshoe Foundation of Floyd County to establish a Reading Clinic to improve the reading skills of struggling elementary students in the New Albany-Floyd County school system. Project AHEAD began at IU Southeast in 1986, offering enrichment courses for gifted …

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Faculty Innovator: Gary Pinkston12th December 2018

Gary Pinkston Associate Professor of Education School of Education               By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Gary Pinkston, associate professor of education and educational technology instructor, asked a volunteer to grip his arm, as the class looked on. The volunteer gripped hard. Pinkston tried to free himself by pulling back, …

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