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Latino culture, history and politics in focus for National Hispanic Heritage Month26th September 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—IU Southeast is proud to present a series of conversations illuminating the Latino experience in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month (NHHM). Designated in 1968, the observation runs from Sept. 15—the independence day for a number of Latin American countries—to Oct. 15 to honor the histories, cultures and contributions of …

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Induction to Teacher Education ceremony propels teacher candidates30th August 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Education students entering their junior year were recognized as teacher candidates during a special event at Richard K. Stem Concert Hall on Friday, August 25. The Induction to Teacher Education Ceremony is a bi-annual gathering that honors the students’ completion of general education requirements and transition into the more specialized …

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New grant awards support initiatives across campus11th August 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind,)—IU Southeast scholars continue to attract grant funding for innovative and impactful projects. Four new awards highlight a diversity of initiatives that will translate into exciting learning experiences for IU Southeast students and broad benefits to local and larger communities. Supporting community health on the Pine Ridge Reservation Pine Ridge …

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3D imaging project to expand access to region’s history9th August 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—A surveyor’s chain that was used to plot out the township of New Albany in 1813 belongs to the most significant holdings of the Padgett Museum, where it is on display. Professional historians may handle it on a limited basis but it is off-limits to history buffs and other visitors. …

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What’s New: Graduate Certificate in Modern World History28th July 2017

What’s new at IU Southeast? The graduate certificate in Modern World History is a career-focused program that provides advanced training in the methods and skills of historians, helping high school teachers satisfy new state guidelines for instruction in dual-credit programs, and giving other admitted graduate students insights into world history  from a broad, comparative perspective. …

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New degree = new journey for veteran Brian Cole ’1725th July 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Promise High School in Madison, Ind. is not a typical secondary institution. It serves the inmate population of the Madison Juvenile Correctional Facility, Indiana’s only maximum-security prison for adolescent females. This summer, the school hired a new social studies teacher:  IU Southeast graduate Brian Cole, ’17. For Cole, a U.S. …

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Poverty simulation at IU Southeast receives grant from Community Foundation of Southern Indiana26th January 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—How do you apply for food stamps? Can you open a bank account when you live in your car? How do you prepare for a job interview when you have no place to bathe? If you are a teenager in a family of three, living with a single parent who …

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