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Community engagement: IU Southeast students serve up free tutoring and mentoring (and donuts) to local youth13th March 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—IU Southeast’s Office of Community Engagement is coordinating a program that provides free tutoring, mentoring and college and career workshops to students in grades six through 12. Funded by a grant from Indiana Kids, part of the state’s Serve Indiana program, the effort has enrolled some 757 middle and high …

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18 and counting: IU Southeast builds momentum in Quality Matters-certified online courses27th February 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Last week Dr. Robin Morgan, professor of psychology, earned official Quality Matters certification for her online course, Behavioral Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence (PSY-P 425). That means IU Southeast now boasts 18 QM-certified online courses. QM is the gold standard of quality assurance for online education. During the certification process, …

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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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Supplemental Instruction is a helping hand when the going gets tough24th January 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Zoe Terwiliger is a bright spot in the lives of many students. Alert, cheerful, patient and supportive, the graduating senior guides them through the daunting labyrinth of basic human anatomy. The students ask tough questions, offer random thoughts, laugh at a joke about something that happened in class, bear down …

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Faculty Innovator: Gary Pinkston12th December 2018

Gary Pinkston Associate Professor of Education School of Education               By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Gary Pinkston, associate professor of education and educational technology instructor, asked a volunteer to grip his arm, as the class looked on. The volunteer gripped hard. Pinkston tried to free himself by pulling back, …

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State of the Campus: Strong27th September 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast Chancellor Dr. Ray Wallace delivered this year’s State of the Campus address, sounding a positive note. “The IU Southeast campus is, after a necessary fiscal realignment, in a very robust position with durable advances in all areas,” Wallace said. Detailing the many steps taken across all campus units …

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Bernie Carducci Remembered26th September 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The IU Southeast family mourns the passing of Dr. Bernardo J. “Bernie” Carducci, professor emeritus of psychology in the School of Social Sciences. Carducci passed away on Saturday, Sept. 22 in New Albany, Ind., aged 66. Born in Detroit, Mich., and with degrees from California State University (Fullerton) and Kansas …

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Every voice counts: Accreditation document opens for public comment13th September 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Every ten years since 1969, IU Southeast has earned accreditation, first from the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and then from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The campus is up for re-accreditation through HLC in 2020. The process includes both self-study report (known as the assurance argument) and a …

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IU Southeast welcomes incoming students at Induction Day ceremony20th August 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Incoming students, along with their families and friends, gathered in the IU Southeast Activities Center on Friday, August 17 for the traditional Induction Day ceremony. Induction is the beginning of the student journey that will culminate in graduation. Helped along by staff and student volunteers, as well as members of …

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