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New Report Lays Out Strategic Plan to End Homelessness in Southern Indiana Communities18th June 2015

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind.–A year-long research and planning effort found that solutions to homelessness in Clark and Floyd counties are within reach. The research, commissioned by the Jeffersonville Homelessness Task Force, funded by the City of Jeffersonville and conducted by the Applied Research and Education Center at Indiana University Southeast, produced several key findings and concluded with …

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Persuasion course inspires student to help homeless30th September 2014

Visiting professor, Tammy Voigt teaches a persuasion course in the Department of Communication Studies, and this year, she began her class with an unusual request: for each student to donate $1, making them personally invested in the course. With the $25 that was collected, Voigt asked each student to write a persuasive speech convincing their classmates to …

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Social Sciences professor comments on initiative to help homeless23rd September 2014

Assistant Professor in the School of Social Sciences and Director of the Applied Research and Education Center, Melissa Fry, was recently quoted in a story by the News & Tribune about plans to fulfill the local homeless population’s medical needs. Lifespring Health Systems, a company providing care for those with mental illness or addiction in 15 facilities …

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