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IU Southeast students source inspiration at Indiana Latino Leadership Conference26th February 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Fourteen students attended the 2019 Indiana Latino Leadership Conference (ILLC) at IU Bloomington, accompanied by faculty members Dr. Veronica Medina and Dr. Jennifer Ortiz. The conference, now in its 20th year, cultivates the exchange of ideas, values and beliefs in order to promote scholarship, leadership, cultural awareness and community. The …

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Morgan Szabo ’14 receives YPAL/Business First “Rising Stars” Young Leaders award18th February 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Morgan Szabo ’14 has been awarded a 2019 Young Leaders Award from Louisville Business First and the Young Professionals Association of Louisville (YPAL). The award honors 20 rising stars in the early stages of their careers who demonstrate excellence in both their workplace and community.  Szabo, who majored in international …

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Social Sciences Forum tackles representations of diversity in politics, pop culture and media19th October 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The Social Sciences Forum will present a panel discussion on representation and diversity in politics, popular culture and the media. The event will take place on Wednesday, October 24 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Library’s third-floor study area. “Unfinished Business:  Representation and Diversity in Politics, Pop Culture, and the Media” …

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School of Social Sciences celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month20th September 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—IU Southeast is proud to present a series of conversations illuminating the Latinx experience in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month (NHHM). Designated in 1968, the observation runs from Sept. 15—the independence day for a number of Latin American countries—to Oct. 15 to honor the histories, cultures and contributions of …

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Gregory Kordsmeier selected editor of TRAILS, leading sociology resource20th June 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Congratulations to Gregory Kordsmeier, assistant professor of sociology! Kordsmeier has been selected as the new editor of TRAILS, an innovative online peer-reviewed library of high-quality teaching resources, including syllabi, class activities, assignments, lectures, and more. TRAILS is produced by the American Sociological Association (ASA), the national organization for sociologists with more …

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Social Sciences Forum weighs plight of undocumented children23rd October 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—In 2012, an executive order of then-President Obama delayed immigration enforcement for undocumented minors. Under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) order, children of undocumented immigrants who met certain requirements were not immediately deported. A two-year buffer was created that allowed them to stay in the country, attend school …

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