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New pinning ceremony celebrates the teaching profession8th September 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—A new ceremony in the School of Education marks a milestone in the academic journey of teacher candidates. The “pinning” ceremony recognized incoming Block 1 students—those who are moving from teacher education students to teacher candidates, including undergraduates and Transition to Teaching students. They have passed CASA, ACT or SAT …

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New students receive traditional campus welcome on Induction Day20th August 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Over 800 students, along with their families and friends, packed the IU Southeast Activities Center on Friday, August 19 for the traditional Induction Day ceremony. Induction, also known as convocation, is the first bookend of a new student’s college career, which ends at the other bookend, graduation. Induction can be …

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IU Southeast receives grant to microfilm, digitize issues of student newspaper12th July 2016

By Rachel Terlep NEW ALBANY, Ind. — Reliving the most significant moments in IU Southeast history will soon be a click away. The Horseshoe Foundation of Floyd County recently awarded IU Southeast an $8,000 grant to create the Indiana University Southeast Student Newspaper Digital Archive. The archive will provide public access to student-created newspapers from 1947 to …

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Student Research Focus: Morgan Heldt-Davis investigates population genetics and natural selection in moths18th April 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Morgan Heldt-Davis, a senior Honors student in biology from Francisco, Ind., can pinpoint the day her academic journey began. “I was the kind of kid who would run around outside and pick up things,” she recalled. “My grandfather was a coal miner, and one day I told him that I …

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Saturday language school at IU Southeast nurtures Kentuckiana Japanese community30th March 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Kindergarteners Lily Soseno and Toshiya Nakamura have no idea that by spending their Saturdays on the campus of IU Southeast, they are helping to strengthen the economy in Southern Indiana. The two children are enrolled in the Greater Louisville Japanese Language School, known more informally as Japanese Saturday School, which …

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International Festival returns with food, music, dance from around the world11th March 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—It is now possible to take a trip around the world, without leaving campus. The IU Southeast International Festival will be held on Tues., March 15, from 5–8 p.m. in the Hoosier Room of University Center North, offering students, faculty, staff and the wider local community an opportunity to sample …

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Education faculty Alan Zollman extols mentorship at national conference10th March 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Last week Alan Zollman, IU Southeast associate professor of secondary education, delivered the Founders Lecture at the annual conference of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning in Orlando, Fla. Established in 1974, the RCML provides a professional growth and development forum for mathematics educators at all levels. “The Founders Lecture …

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What’s New: Minor in Creative Writing15th January 2016

What’s New at IU Southeast? The minor in creative writing at IU Southeast gives students the chance to spread their creative wings while learning about the many applications of writing in careers ranging from finance to fine arts. When is it offered? Every semester. What does it look like? The minor requires 18 hours of coursework …

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