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Van Knopf is latest Fulbright recipient from IU Southeast4th April 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Van Knopf ’17 of Eastwood, Ky. is the latest IU Southeast Fulbright Award winner. Knopf, who double-majored in history and German, received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship, which will enable him to work with a teacher of English in a school in Germany, providing native-speaker expertise. Knopf is IU Southeast’s …

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Local historian to speak on Floyd County’s African American history16th February 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Contrary to popular belief, the Underground Railroad in Floyd County was not led by white abolitionists. It was driven mainly by a vibrant, rooted and well-connected African American community in New Albany, Louisville and Floyds Knobs, with the assistance of anti-slavery whites, including people of faith and German immigrants, many …

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