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Partnership enables education students to obtain IU degree at Ivy Tech Madison4th December 2015

By Steven Krolak Beginning in Fall 2016, teacher education students in Madison, Ind. and the surrounding area will be able to obtain an IU undergraduate degree without leaving home. Through a new partnership between IU Southeast and Ivy Tech Madison, students can complete the four-year program leading to a B.S. in elementary education at the …

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IU Southeast welcomes top Indiana social studies teachers to Center for Cultural Resources3rd December 2015

By Steven Krolak NEW ALBANY, Ind. – IU Southeast welcomed 22 of Indiana’s top social studies teachers from 12 counties to campus on Mon., Nov. 30, for an all-day immersion in the extraordinary world of the Center for Cultural Resources in the IU Southeast library. The inaugural IU Southeast Social Studies Day was the brainchild of …

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Closing gaps: School counseling graduate students making a difference30th November 2015

By Steven Krolak NEW ALBANY, Ind. – In the race to improve student achievement in kindergarten through grade 12, the focus is generally on teachers. But school counselors also have an important role to play, as they deal with issues that can inhibit student success. Two of these issues are attendance and behavior. These are …

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Pathways to leadership: Dean Coker-Kolo to speak at International Education Week18th November 2015

By Steven Krolak For Dr. Doyin Coker-Kolo, the journey from an elementary school teacher in Abeokuta, Nigeria to the position of dean of the School of Education at IU Southeast has been full of challenges, surprises, acts of grace and a constant devotion to learning. Her extraordinary journey as an international scholar is the subject …

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IU Southeast students win top awards at model United Nations conference17th November 2015

By Steven Krolak It’s one thing to have opinions about the war in Syria or Chinese expansion. But what if you sat on the United Nations Security Council as the representative of one of the member states? How would you choose to vote on matters that directly involved your country’s national interest as well as …

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IU Southeast education professor brings expertise to native Ecuador3rd November 2015

By Steven Krolak By any definition, 2015 has been an extraordinary year for Dr. Magdalena Herdoiza-Estevez, professor of education at IU Southeast. In April she was awarded the John W. Ryan Award for Distinguished Contributions to International Programs and Studies. And October saw the publication of the Spanish language version of her book, “Building Equality in …

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Counseling in diversity: Visiting scholar Dr. Jazimin Jusoh brings multicultural approach to IU Southeast26th October 2015

By Steven Krolak The IU Southeast Common Experience is pleased to welcome Dr. Ahmad Jazimin Jusoh for two lectures. Dr. Jazimin Jusoh is associate professor in the Department of Psychology and Counseling, Faculty of Education and Human Development at Sultan Idris Education University (UPSI) in Perak, Malaysia. He is certified in choice theory and reality …

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Teacher educators give lessons in edible ed at Indiana State Reading Conference14th October 2015

To spend time with education professors Dr. Deborah Mink and Dr. Jacque Singleton is to experience the joy of elementary education — and cookies. Both joy and cookies were on display when the two IU Southeast faculty members presented “The Rainbow Fish Loves Math” at last month’s Indiana State Reading Conference in Indianapolis, Ind. Now in …

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IU Southeast Science Education Professor is Fulbright Research Chair in Canada30th September 2015

NEW ALBANY, Ind. and ORILLIA, Ont. — Dr. James Hollenbeck, professor of education at IU Southeast and a science educator for over 30 years in secondary and post-secondary education, has been named the first Fulbright Research Chair at Lakehead University in Orillia, Ontario, Canada. He will spend the current semester there, conducting research in the …

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IU Southeast names new deans4th August 2015

NEW ALBANY, Ind. – Indiana University Southeast has appointed a new dean to the School of Education and an interim dean to the School of Nursing. Education Professor Doyin Coker-Kolo has been named Dean of the School of Education. Coker-Kolo, an educator for over 35 years, comes to IU Southeast from Millersville University of Pennsylvania …

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