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Craig Smith ’15, math teacher and viral TikTok sensation, meets students where they are4th February 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–It’s a rare middle school math teacher who dances his way to social media stardom. Craig Smith ’15, a math teacher at Oldham County Middle School in LaGrange, Kentucky, is rare. Smith’s TikTok dance videos, intended to engage his students at Oldham Middle School, have gone viral, gaining over one …

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Adult Student Center welcomes singer-songwriter Michael Jacobs6th November 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–November is Native American Heritage Month, and The Adult Student Center (ASC) is celebrating with a lunchtime concert by award-winning singer and songwriter Michael Jacobs on Tuesday, Nov. 6 from 12-2 p.m. Jacob’s music spans genres, blending elements of rock and folk music. First proclaimed in 1990, Native American Heritage …

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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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Veterans mural enshrines service, memory and community25th September 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—IU Southeast has a new monument. The Veterans for Peace mural currently hangs in the University Center South, and will be officially celebrated on Tues., Sept. 26 at 5 p.m. The large-scale, original artwork combines veterans’ portraits and keepsake photos with images of iconic monuments and events to honor the …

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IU Southeast to offer courses in Harrison County3rd May 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast, the Harrison County Economic Development Corporation (HCEDC) and the Harrison County Community Foundation (HCCF) have finalized an agreement to provide IU Southeast credited courses at the Harrison County Lifelong Learning Center in Corydon, Ind. The courses will allow many students of Harrison County—including nearly 700 Harrison County residents currently enrolled …

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Margot Morgan, Lavenia McDaniel, Katherine Beachler honored with Metroversity Adult Learner Awards14th April 2016

  By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Kentuckiana Metroversity honored faculty, staff and students at member institutions with Outstanding Adult Learner awards during a ceremony at Spalding University in Louisville, Ky. The recipients from IU Southeast were Margot Morgan, assistant professor of political science, Lavenia McDaniel, assistant to academic advisors in the School of Natural Sciences, and …

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