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Race in the classroom: Faculty to focus course content on the current moment10th July 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast faculty are strengthening their classroom focus on race for Fall 2020. Reflecting the immediacy and urgency of events and conversations transforming life in Kentuckiana and the United States, a number of instructors have committed to devoting one-third or more of their course content to race. In some cases, …

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Indiana Latinx Leadership Conference lights up campus with awareness, advocacy and artistry23rd March 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The 21st annual Indiana Latinx Leadership Conference lit up campus on Saturday, February 29 with a full slate of workshops, presentations and activities to build Latinx self-awareness and empowerment. This was the first time the conference was held at IU Southeast–or south of Bloomington, for that matter–and faculty advisors Veronica …

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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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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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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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Children’s book by communications student Jolisha Hines is a labor of love, memory, hope11th February 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–It’s pretty common for the IU Southeast Library to buy books by faculty members. It’s definitely less common for it to buy books by current students. Then again, The Magic ABC House, by Jolisha Hines, a communications major at IU Southeast, is an uncommon book. It’s a children’s alphabet book …

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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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Award-winning poet Carlos Andres Gomez to perform at IU Southeast30th January 2018

(NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The IU Southeast Campus Activities Board is proud to present Carlos Andrés Gómez in a spoken-word program on Thurs. Feb. 1 at 12:15 p.m. in the Millicent and Norman Stiefler Recital Hall of The Ogle Center. Gomez is an award-winning poet, speaker, actor, and author of the memoir, “Man Up: Reimagining Modern Manhood,” …

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IU Southeast named “Diversity Champion of the Year”7th April 2017

NEW ALBANY, Ind. — Indiana University Southeast was honored for its diversity and inclusion efforts at One Southern Indiana’s 29th ONE Awards program. The Brown-Forman Corporation Diversity Champion of the Year Award was presented to IU Southeast during One Southern Indiana’s (1si) ceremony on Thursday, April 6. The award recognizes “a company that has made significant contributions to the advancement of …

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