School of Social Sciences

Student Achievements

Study Abroad

The following students are studying, or have recently studied, abroad:

  • Beverly Raley (International Studies) studied in France Spring 2011.
  • Ryan Pyle (Political Science) spent the academic year of 2007-2008 studying in Germany.
  • Julia Satterlee (Sociology) spent the academic year of 2007-2008 studying in Chile.

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Scholarship Winners

Recent award and scholarship recipients in the School of Social Sciences are:

  • Brittany Sizemore was recently awarded an Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Spring 2011 to conduct a comparative study on the role of olfaction in memory.
  • Sean Welch was awarded the Wolf Prize in April 2011.
  • Victoria Bennett was awarded the Gugin Scholarship in April 2011.

Congratulations to our winners. Check back often for more information on our outstanding students and their endeavors.

Co-curriculur

The fall semester (2008) the following students participated in the Indiana Consortium for International Program's Model United Nations Security Council Conference for College and University Students held at IU Southeast:

  • Carol Belcher (Political Science and International Studies)
  • Julie Bland (Political Science)
  • Peter Clark (Political Science)
  • Cory Cochran (Political Science)
  • John Cronin (Political Science)
  • Ewa Dawson (International Studies)
  • Ken Frost
  • Shawn Hanes (Informatics)
  • Chanelle Helm (International Studies)
  • Shawn Kalwat (Political Science)
  • Lonnie Robinson (Political Science)
  • Travis Rosenbarger (Informatics).

The spring semester (2009) the following students participated in the National Council on US-Arab Relation's Model Arab League Program, representing Palestine at Miami of Ohio University, February:

  • Julie Bland (Political Science)
  • Kevin Coleman (Political Science)
  • John Cronin (Political Science)
  • Chanelle Helm (International Studies)
  • Shawn Kalwat (Political Science)
  • Corey Cochran (Political Science)
  • Johan Pedolzky (Political Science)
  • Travis Rosenbarger (Informatics)
  • Andrew Burton (Economics)

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Outstanding Students

Outstanding students of 2012
  • Steven Kaufman (Criminology & Criminal Justice)
  • Jerilyn Hacker (History)
  • Desire Smith (Journalism)
  • Christopher Coyle (Political Science)
  • Sunnye Bush-Sawtelle & Brittany Sizemore (Psychology)
  • Jennifer Jones (Sociology)
Outstanding students of 2011
  • Stephanie Taylor (Criminology & Criminal Justice)
  • Lauren Wheatley (History)
  • Lauren Schellhamer (International Studies)
  • Joseph Dever (Journalism)
  • Michael Atkinson (Political Science)
  • Alicia Allen Angel Dyke, Katherine Kavanaugh, & Cylee Lewis (Psychology)
  • Carolyn Coburn (Sociology)
Outstanding students of 2010
  • Jasmita Ranchod & Alier Mareet (Criminal Justice)
  • Christopher Bailey & Karen Brady (History)
  • Travis Sturgill (Journalism)
  • Kevin Coleman (Political Science)
  • Casey Sweet & Benjamin Vonderschmitt (Psychology)
  • William Casey Nesmith (Sociology)

Student Awards

2013
  • E. Ashley Morrison, Psychology major, won 1st place in the Resaerch and Report Writing category of the 2013 IU Southeast Writing Contest
  • J.T. Joes, Psychology major, won 2nd place in the Resaerch and Report Writing category of the 2013 IU Southeast Writing Contest
  • Esther Ragan - Second place in the Metroversity Writing Competition for the Academic Undergraduate Writing Competition. In addition, paper will be published by the IU Southeast Undergraduate Research Journal.
  • Hannah Hatton - 2013 IU Southeast Student Research and Creative Works Conference Unit Psychology - Best Undergraduate Poster Titled "Relationship Between Parent Weight, Child Weight, and Parenting Style"
  • Brenda Ellis - 2013 IU Southeast Student Research and Creative Works Conference Unit Psychology - Best Undergraduate Presentation Titled "Examining Relationships Between Neuroticism and Motivation Style"
  • Trae Marr - 2013 IU Southeast Student Research and Creative Works Conference Unit History - Best Undergraduate Presentation Titled "Louisville and the Know Nothing Party"
  • Elizabeth Ashley Morrison, Rene McMahal-Lynch - 2013 IU Southeast Student Research and Creative Works Conference Unit Psychology- Best Undergraduate Presentation Titled "The Relationship Between Bullying Victimization and Anxiety or Depressive Disorders in College Students"

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