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Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie to visit IU Southeast, area businesses

March 17, 2016

By Rachel Terlep NEW ALBANY, Ind. — Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie will visit the IU Southeast campus and area businesses on Wednesday, March 23, as part of his statewide tour of Indiana. Dubbed “McRobbie on the Move,” the tour is meant to highlight IU’s connections to the state as a whole, as well as the university’s regional campuses, ...

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Remembering IU Southeast’s first student: A trailblazer from across the river

February 18, 2016

By Kristin Kennedy One September afternoon in 1941, a black woman crossed the river from Louisville and became the first student to enroll in the Indiana University Falls City Area Center, the historical foundation of IU Southeast. The woman’s name was Lyda Jeannetta Radford. IU Southeast remembers Radford in honor of Black History Month and ...

Indiana General Assembly passes concurrent resolution celebrating IU Southeast’s 75th anniversary

Indiana General Assembly passes concurrent resolution celebrating IU Southeast’s 75th anniversary

February 8, 2016

By Rachel Terlep INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 8, 2016) —The Indiana General Assembly passed a concurrent resolution on Monday, Feb. 8, congratulating Indiana University Southeast on the 75th anniversary of its founding. The resolution (HCR 26) was introduced by sponsors Rep. Ed Clere (R-New Albany) in the Indiana House of Representatives and by Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) ...

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“Fugees” soccer coach brings refugee crisis discussion to IU Southeast

September 24, 2015

NEW ALBANY, Ind. — The European refugee crisis currently dominating international headlines landed close to home for the IU Southeast community on Tuesday, Sept. 22. In an address called “Changing the World One Game at a Time,” Luma Mufleh, a native of Jordan and coach of a refugee soccer team called “The Fugees,” spoke to IU Southeast students on ...

Chancellor Ray Wallace delivers 2015 IU Southeast State of the Campus Address

Chancellor Ray Wallace delivers 2015 IU Southeast State of the Campus Address

September 16, 2015

NEW ALBANY, Ind. — IU Southeast celebrated several areas of growth  — including increases in online credit hours, areas of study, student retention and student involvement  — during its annual State of the Campus Address on Tuesday, Sept. 15. Chancellor Ray Wallace addressed the IU Southeast faculty and staff Tuesday morning, recapping the past academic year on campus and highlighting ...

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WATCH: IU Southeast commemorates 9/11 tragedy

September 11, 2015

  The IU Southeast campus came together on the morning of Sept. 11 to commemorate those who lost their lives in the 2001 attacks. Students, faculty and staff gathered around the flag pole at McCullough Plaza for a moment of silence Friday morning. “It’s not a day for speech making,” Chancellor Ray Wallace said. “It’s not ...

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Sociology senior accepted into American Sociological Association Honors Program

September 10, 2015

Aimee Kelmel, a sociology senior at IU Southeast, was recently accepted into the American Sociological Association (ASA) Honors Program. As part of the competitive program, Kelmel and 38 other undergraduate students from around the U.S. attended the 110th ASA Annual Meeting, which was held from Aug. 22-25 in Chicago. The students came from several universities, including ...

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IU Southeast welcomes new director of alumni engagement and annual giving

September 8, 2015

IU Southeast welcomes John Thomas “J.T.” Douglas as director of alumni engagement and annual giving.  Douglas comes to IU Southeast from Horseshoe Southern Indiana, where he has risen steadily through the ranks from marketing associate to marketing manager, following a tenure as operations controller at Harrah’s East Chicago. “I am very excited to play a role in ...

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