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IU Southeast hosts internship event for people with disabilities21st January 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–For the first time, IU Southeast will host an internship event for people with physical disabilities, including students who are blind or visually impaired, students who are deaf or hard of hearing, and students who use wheelchairs. All internships are paid and include living arrangements. Housing and transportation assistance is …

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IU Southeast PR students partner with EMPOWER youth coalition to prevent drug use in Scott County14th January 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Scott County, Indiana, has one of the highest per capita rates of opioid addiction in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) rank it as the 32nd most vulnerable county in America–out of a total of 3,142–placing it in the top one percent. For one group of committed …

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IU Southeast student-athletes partner with Rotary Club of New Albany to bring Christmas cheer to needy kids, families20th December 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Christmas will be a bit more festive for 15 needy New Albany kids, thanks to IU Southeast student-athletes. The 20 Grenadiers, organized by the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), responded to a call for volunteers from the Rotary Club of New Albany, which had donated $750 for gifts, to be distributed …

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Donna Albrecht elected to represent higher education on Indiana TESOL board21st November 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Donna Albrecht, associate professor of education and director of the IU Southeast New Neighbors Education Center, has been elected as Higher Education Representative to the board of the Indiana Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (INTESOL). Albrecht will serve in the role for the next two years. Besides …

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International delegation visits IU Southeast on eve of elections20th November 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–On the eve of last week’s elections, IU Southeast welcomed an international delegation to campus for a conversation about democracy, American style. The multi-disciplinary group included Hrvoye Kresic, a TV reporter from Croatia; Swaraj Shekhar Shetty, digital specialist from India; Roni Elon Frajnd, senior advisor to the President of Israel; …

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International Education Week spurs global learning and exchange18th November 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–International Education Week returns with a full slate of immersive activities to spur global awareness, curiosity and engagement. Organized by the Office of Study Abroad and Global Awareness (SAGA), this year’s program features new events that are both fun and thought-provoking, alongside favorites such as the IU Southeast International Photography …

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Poet and educator Imani Cezanne to perform at IU Southeast1st November 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Poet and educator Imani Cezanne will perform her work at IU Southeast on November 7, at 12:15 p.m. in the University Center Student Commons. Cezanne is a passionate and acclaimed poet, workshop facilitator, host, and community organizer. She has been invited to over 50 universities, corporate events, festivals and conferences …

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Music by David Neville, IU Southeast composition student, receives world premiere31st October 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–On November 15, the IU Southeast Concert Band will perform a new piece that tells the story of the 96th U.S. Infantry Division, a celebrated Army unit that served in such crucial Second World War battles as Leyte Gulf and the invasion of Okinawa. The work, “Remember the Deadeyes,” by …

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IU Bicentennial grant helps IU Southeast students learn high art of stained glass23rd October 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Ooohs and ahhs filled the Ogle Center lobby as Chancellor Dr. Ray Wallace unveiled a unique stained-glass artwork created by IU Southeast students and faculty. The artwork, which was funded by a grant from the Office of the IU Bicentennial, is the result of a unique partnership between IU Southeast …

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New horizons for New Neighbors Education Center23rd October 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–It has been a busy year for the New Neighbors Education Center (NNEC) at IU Southeast. Building upon the legacy of founder and former Director Dr. Magdalena Herdoiza-Estevez, current Director Dr. Donna Albrecht, associate professor of education, has set her sights on expanding the center’s reach. A series of events …

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