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Lisa Book and Jeff Byrne win honors from MidAmerican Business Deans Association9th October 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Lisa Book and Jeff Byrne, lecturers in accounting, have won third place honors in the 2018 MidAmerican Business Deans Association (MABDA) Innovation in Business Education Award Program. The awards seek to “encourage innovation in the pursuit of excellence in business education by recognizing creative and unique strategies or programs that …

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How a speech class at IU Southeast fed a village in Uganda4th October 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Last month, a class assignment at IU Southeast fed a village in Uganda. The class is SPCH-S 324, Persuasive Speaking. The village is Jinja, on the northern shore of Lake Victoria, known as the source of the Nile. For their first class assignment, each student is required to donate one …

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Star of A&E’s “Duck Dynasty” Willie Robertson to discuss entrepreneurship at IU Southeast25th September 2018

NEW ALBANY, Ind.  – The CEO of Duck Commander on A&E’s reality television series, “Duck Dynasty,” will serve as this year’s speaker for the First Savings Bank Business Speaker Series at Indiana University Southeast. Willie Robertson, businessman, outdoorsman, hunter, speaker and author will discuss his unique insights into the world of entrepreneurship at 7 p.m. …

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Accounting & Finance Career Day brings real world insights to campus10th September 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–This year’s Accounting & Finance Career Day brought 22 local employers and four professional organizations to campus to deliver real world insights and opportunities to students. The event included a panel of industry experts and a bustling job fair. The panel included Tony Schoen, CPA and CFO of First Savings …

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Faculty Innovator: John Ross7th September 2018

John Ross Assistant Professor of Management School of Business               By Steven Krolak When it comes to classroom innovation, John Ross has a simple mantra: “It’s fun to do different.” As assistant professor of management in the School of Business, Ross teaches small business management, organizational behavior and leadership. …

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Linda Christiansen receives Kay Duffy Memorial Award from ALSB6th September 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Dr. Linda Christiansen, professor of business, has received the Kay Duffy Memorial Award from the Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB). The award, which is infrequently bestowed, recognizes Christiansen for going “above and beyond in service and dedication” to the organization. The ALSB is the flagship and professional organization …

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Horseshoe Foundation Grant helps IU Southeast provide resources for small businesses17th July 2018

Thanks to a grant from the Horseshoe Foundation of Floyd County, John Ross, assistant professor at IU Southeast’s School of Business and adviser for the IU Southeast Entrepreneurship Club, will be on the go, helping small businesses succeed. The grant enables IU Southeast faculty and students to collaborate with professionals from the local business community …

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Fast forward: Dakota Russell enters freshman year with 24 credits and college experience13th June 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—For most incoming freshmen, college can be a new world, full of big challenges to go along with big rewards. For Dakota Russell of Floyds Knobs, Ind., it’s all rewards. Russell is entering her freshman year with 24 credits and a full year of in-class and online experience. She got …

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Roger Howard ’18 awarded Governor’s Fellowship31st May 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast standout Roger Howard ’18 of Sellersburg, Ind. has been awarded a Governor’s Fellowship for 2018-2019. The Fellowship will allow Howard to serve 12 months in the office of the Governor of Indiana and various other state agencies. Governor’s Fellows participate in the the daily activities of state government, …

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IU Southeast faculty shine at FACET Academy Awards29th May 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Three IU Southeast faculty members are among five recipients of the second annual Academy Awards for Excellence in Teaching, presented by the Faculty Academy on Excellence in Teaching (FACET). They are Sridhar Ramachandran, associate professor of informatics; Lisa Russell, associate professor of strategic management and entrepreneurship; and Rhonda Wrzenski, associate …

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