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Race in the classroom: Faculty to focus course content on the current moment10th July 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast faculty are strengthening their classroom focus on race for Fall 2020. Reflecting the immediacy and urgency of events and conversations transforming life in Kentuckiana and the United States, a number of instructors have committed to devoting one-third or more of their course content to race. In some cases, …

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“That’s the Title IX guy!”–A conversation with Dr. James Wilkerson15th June 2020

This spring, Dr. James Joseph “Joey” Wilkerson joined IU Southeast as the new Director of Staff Equity and Diversity and Title IX Deputy, succeeding Dr. Darlene Posey Young. His arrival coincided with the closure of campus due to Covid-19, so he did not enjoy the full campus welcome. But the IU Southeast community soon came …

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Faculty promotions boost academic culture11th June 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast is proud to recognize the following faculty members who have received promotions. Faculty Member School Title Terri Beard Education Senior Lecturer Todd Grote Natural Sciences Associate Professor Bernadette Jessie Social Sciences Full Professor Cathy Johnson Education Associate Professor Barbara Kutis Arts and Letters Associate Professor Alysa Lambert Business …

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Master of Science in Nursing program earns accreditation from Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education10th June 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program at IU Southeast has earned full accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The accreditation for new programs such as the MSN is for five years. The CCNE accreditation process entailed a rigorous self-examination that involved an in-depth evaluation of …

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Jennifer Ortiz and Kimberly Wrigley ’19: Community supervision inhibits successful re-entry8th June 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–In an article in Corrections, the journal of the Corrections Division of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS), Dr. Jennifer Ortiz and her former student, Kimberly Wrigley ’19 write that community supervision inhibits successful re-entry. Community supervision consists of a system of probation and parole, bolstered by monitoring and …

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IU Southeast announces spring 2020 Chancellor’s and Dean’s lists4th June 2020

NEW ALBANY, Ind. – Indiana University Southeast is proud to announce members of the spring 2020 Dean’s List and Chancellor’s List. For the spring 2020 semester, 287 students made the Chancellor’s List, while 902 students were named to the Dean’s List. The Dean’s and Chancellor’s lists recognize students who have completed at least 12 graded …

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Melissa Fry co-authors article on coronavirus’ impact on most vulnerable27th May 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Dr. Melissa Fry, IU Southeast associate professor of sociology and director of the Applied Research Education Center (AREC), has co-authored an article detailing how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting the lives of some of society’s most vulnerable individuals: those with substance use disorders. The article, in the online issue of …

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IU Southeast names Kelly Ryan executive vice chancellor for academic affairs20th May 2020

NEW ALBANY, Ind. – Indiana University Southeast announced today that Kelly Ryan, current dean of the School of Social Sciences, will assume the role of executive vice chancellor for academic affairs (EVCAA) on July 1, 2020. Ryan was selected after a nationwide search to find the top candidate to assume the duties of the chief …

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Trustees Teaching Awards honor IU Southeast faculty19th May 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Five IU Southeast faculty have received IU Trustees Teaching Awards for the 2019 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 …

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Jeannine Barr ’20 awarded certificate of special achievement by Botanical Society of America12th May 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Jeannine Barr, a graduating senior from Lanesville, Indiana majoring in biology with minors in plant science and chemistry, has received a Young Botanist Award, Certificate of Special Achievement from the Botanical Society of America (BSA). Barr is one of 16 students nationally and the first from IU Southeast to receive …

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