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StratComm Expo gets real about a career in strategic communication26th April 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—What’s so great about a career in strategic communication? A lot, as students found out at the inaugural StratComm Expo this month. A panel of insightful and encouraging professionals and an information/networking fair with representatives from nearly a dozen local and regional businesses provided perspective on this dynamic field. They …

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Digital Marketing Conference is blowing up14th March 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The IU Southeast Digital Marketing Conference is blowing up. The student-founded event organized and run by the Marketing Club brings local industry professionals to campus for a half-day of insider insights and networking. In its first three years, the conference has grown from 70 in 2016 to 130 in 2017 …

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Soft skills front and center at pilot speed-networking session25th October 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—There were jitters, nerves, butterflies. Then the whistle blew and the room exploded into conversation as 22 IU Southeast business majors and 19 local employers plus three faculty and staff, came together for a pilot “speed-networking” session organized by the IU Southeast Career Development Center and the School of Business. …

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Campus sustainability star Robin Frederick helps TARC go green16th August 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Dynamo. It’s a word you often hear when the topic turns to Robin Frederick, a senior from Mt. Olivet, Ky. majoring in human and environmental geography. But if Frederick is in the room, the topic quickly turns to sustainability. In the course of her career at IU Southeast, Frederick has …

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Internship Focus: Leah Holsclaw at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner13th September 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Leah Holsclaw, a junior majoring in criminal justice, has interned as a forensic autopsy technician’s assistant in the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, in Louisville, Ky. The internship provided Holsclaw with a sometimes jolting yet always fascinating introduction to the real world of forensic …

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Internship at GE Appliances leads to full-time position for business grad Hien Nguyen23rd May 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—When Hien Nguyen walked across the Commencement stage to receive her diploma at Freedom Hall on May 9, it was the culmination of an already eventful day. Just a few hours prior, the business major with a concentration in accounting had been hired to fill the position of intercompany controller …

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Internship Spotlight: Benjamin Stewart at Brown-Forman12th April 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Benjamin Stewart, a senior business major with a concentration in accounting, is currently interning in the internal audit department of Louisville, Ky.-based Brown-Forman, a global leader in the beverage industry and a pillar of the regional economy. For Stewart, the internship provides an immersion in the real world of corporate …

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