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IU Southeast faculty members receive Trustees Teaching Awards22nd May 2019

Eight IU Southeast faculty have received IU Trustees Teaching Awards for the 2018 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 lecturers and clinical faculty primarily involved …

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Dr. Melissa Fry elected president of the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology22nd May 2019

Dr. Melissa Fry, associate professor of sociology and director of the Applied Research in Education Center (AREC) has been elected president of the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology (AACS). The AACS promotes applying social scientific knowledge and methods to develop constructive solutions in the real world. It provides members with educational, programmatic, mentoring, networking, …

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

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. “You are on the cusp …

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Spirits soar at inaugural Multicultural Graduation Celebration7th May 2019

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 good start. And it only …

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

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 was the subject of an …

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

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 at Framingham State on …

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Student Conference celebrates endless curiosity and passion for discovery29th April 2019

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 judges, along with 22 student …

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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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