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Social Sciences Forum to discuss transgender issues15th October 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Transgender issues are the focus of the first Social Sciences Forum of the academic year. Dr. Meghan Kahn, associate professor of psychology; clinical staff from Mandala House, an outpatient mental health center in Louisville; and members of the local Trans community will discuss the difference between sex and gender, social …

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Fifth annual Mental Health Awareness Week expands the conversation21st September 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast is proud to invite the campus community to participate in Mental Health Awareness Week, September 23—28. The event, now in its fifth year, features a variety of opportunities for education, involvement, reflection and activism. Suicide is the second leading cause of death among college-age Americans, lending a particular …

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Art, film and panel discussion to consider body experience, image and shaming31st October 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Three interrelated events spanning academic disciplines will explore issues of body experience, body images and body shaming as part of the Mental Health and Wellness Seminar series produced by Personal Counseling Services with the support of The Common Experience and the participation of the fine arts department. “Embedded and Embodied: …

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Nursing students honor Karen Richie, collect goods for emergency food pantry6th October 2016

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—On Oct. 5, 1922, six nurses from the Indiana University Training School for Nurses in Indianapolis, Ind. founded an academic honor society. They named it Sigma Theta Tau, from the Greek words for “love, courage and honor.” Its mission was to advance world health and celebrate nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership and …

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IU Southeast striving to bring suicide Out of the Darkness25th September 2015

NEW ALBANY, Ind. — The IU Southeast Mental Health & Wellness Series and Personal Counseling Services are sponsoring the Out of the Darkness Community Walk to support efforts to end suicide. The walk will occur at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26, at McCullough Plaza on the IU Southeast campus. Registration will open at 10 a.m. Saturday. …

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IU Southeast opens Emergency Food Pantry3rd September 2015

NEW ALBANY, Ind. – The Chancellor’s picnic for faculty and staff marked the beginning of more than just the fall semester, it marked the beginning of the Emergency Food Pantry on campus. This new project is an important extension of the support services IU Southeast offers students. The pantry is housed in IU Southeast’s Office of …

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