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Madison Wolf ’20 creates externship program for Waggoner High School students11th August 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Students at Waggoner High School in Louisville considering a career in healthcare can thank Madison Wolf ’20 for giving them a head start. As a workforce development intern for Trilogy Health Services last year, the organizational communication major helped to create an externship program that gives Waggoner students experience in …

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Freshman Noah Barnes wins Voices of Change speech contest31st January 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Noah Barnes, a freshman from Sellersburg, Ind. majoring in chemistry, has won the 2020 Voices of Change speech contest, earning a scholarship valued at $250. The subject of his speech was, “Procrastination Doesn’t Pay: The Benefits of Investing Early.” Barnes urged listeners to consider the true costs of retirement, and …

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Faculty Innovator: Yunmi Choi21st November 2018

Yunmi Choi Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication School of Arts and Letters               By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Yunmi Choi, assistant professor of strategic communication, can explain why classic rock is used in beer and truck commercials during football games. It’s because of the reminiscence bump, an advertising term …

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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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Voices of Change speech contest a shout-out for peaceful progress19th January 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Bone-chilling temperatures were no match for the energy radiating from the sixth annual Voices of Change speech contest, held Wednesday evening in University Center North before an audience of faculty, staff, students, families and friends. Emily Cain, a sophomore French major with a minor in education from Lanesville, Ind., claimed …

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Staged reading of new play by alumna Christie Baugher to be performed off-Broadway6th June 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—”The Fitzgeralds of St. Paul,” a new musical by IU Southeast writing alumna Christie Baugher, will be performed as a staged reading at York Theatre Company in New York, N.Y. on June 10. Billed as “part memory play, part gin-soaked vaudeville,” the work is a fictionalized imagining of the lives …

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Communication studies grad Liz Rozengard wins scholarship to Worldwide Radio Summit19th May 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—So you’re a communication studies major taking a selfie with radio legend Larry King. What’s going through your mind? “I was definitely hyped,” said Liz Rozengard, who met King last month during the Worldwide Radio Summit at the historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, Calif. Rozengard, a 2016 graduate in …

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