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Service learning: IU Southeast graduate education students contribute to community at Churchill Downs2nd July 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Beyond the glitz of Churchill Downs, in the shadow of the Jumbotron towering over the first turn, lies the “Backside,” a concentration of nearly 50 barns and other buildings that is home and workplace to nearly 1,000 people, and even more horses. Here can be found racing outfitters and veterinary …

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Margot Morgan and Faye Camahalan receive prestigious Mack Fellowships28th June 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Faye Camahalan, dean of the School of Education and Margot Morgan, assistant professor of political science, have received the prestigious P.A. Mack Fellowship for 2018-19 granted by Indiana University’s Mack Center for Inquiry on Teaching and Learning, administered by the Faculty Academy on Excellence in Teaching (FACET). The Mack Fellowship …

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Ten IU Southeast instructors honored with IU Trustees Teaching Award2nd May 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Ten IU Southeast faculty members have received IU Trustees Teaching Awards for the 2017 calendar year. The IU Trustees Teaching Awards were first awarded in 2000-2001 to recognize and enhance excellent teaching, especially at the undergraduate level. The awards are open to tenured and tenure-track faculty, as well as full-time …

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Student Conference: Everyone’s a winner25th April 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The 2018 IU Southeast Student Conference concluded on Friday, April 20 with a luncheon and awards ceremony to recognize outstanding undergraduate and graduate research across all academic disciplines. This year, the conference boasted a record number of students displaying 114 posters and presenting 110 papers and performances. There were 62 …

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Sumreen Asim wins award for research addressing fear of science in teacher ed11th April 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Sumreen Asim, assistant professor of education in the area of science and technology, received top honors for her poster presentation at the 2018 conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE), held March 26-30 in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1990, SITE is an international association of individual …

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Local educators in STEM fields gather to launch grant program5th March 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—It was smiles all around at the official kickoff reception for IU Southeast’s Growing Tomorrow’s STEM Teachers (GTST) project, at the Graduate Center in Jeffersonville, Ind. The event brought together the ten selected grant recipients, School of Education faculty, representatives of local school corporations, and community and business partners—key players …

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James Hollenbeck awarded for innovative college science teaching31st January 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Dr. James Hollenbeck, professor of education and a science specialist in secondary and post-secondary education, has received the Distinguished Award for Innovative College Science Teaching from the Hoosier Association of Science Teachers, Inc. (HASTI). HASTI was created in 1969 as a state affiliate of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA). …

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School of Education receives grant to offer 12 free credit hours for Advance to Teaching and dual-credit candidates in STEM fields9th January 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—IU Southeast’s School of Education is offering 12 hours of free graduate tuition to students enrolled in the Advance to Teaching (A2T) and dual-credit pathways in STEM content areas. The offer is part of the school’s Growing Tomorrow’s STEM Teachers (GTST) initiative to enhance recruitment, preparation and advancement of highly-qualified …

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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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