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Research Services

Supporting and Empowering Community Organizations

The Applied Research and Education Center is a team of Indiana University Southeast faculty and students that provide research services to the communities of the IU Southeast service region and beyond. The AREC is a nonprofit fee for service entity supported by IU Southeast. Fees support student service learning in the Center and cover research related expenses including travel, administrative costs, supplies, and hardware and software needed to provide service and products.

Services offered include:

  • Assessments
  • Program Evaluation
  • Consultation
  • Data Analysis
  • Surveys

AREC provides services to:

  • Community-based voluntary associations and organizations.
  • Non-profit agencies and organizations.
  • Individual schools and school corporations.
  • Local businesses.
  • City, county and regional government bodies and agencies.
  • IU Southeast faculty, students and staff.

Diverse Research to Support Resilient Communities

AREC has worked in diverse areas including: public libraries, educational services for immigrant workers, parks and recreation planning, after school programs for at-risk children and youth, low income housing, sustainable community development, healthcare, and community services for the prevention and treatment of drug and alcohol abuse.

AREC staff has additional research experience in the areas of higher education affordability, state tax and budget issues, childcare services, domestic violence, charter schools, homelessness, services for the seriously mentally ill and the aging, payday lending, work supports for poor and low-income families, entrepreneurship, rural development, and issues of fossil fuel-based energy and the transition to renewable power.

Campus Events

Lunch and Learn - Admissions Information

Lunch and Learn - Admissions Information

January 26th, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

January 26th, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch and Learn - Housing and Residence Life

Lunch and Learn - Housing and Residence Life

January 28th, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Ask Aaron: Keeping IU Healthy

Ask Aaron: Keeping IU Healthy

January 28th, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

SGA Meeting (Virtual Only)

SGA Meeting (Virtual Only)

January 29th, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Women’s Basketball vs. Oakland City

Women’s Basketball vs. Oakland City

January 30th, 2021

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Lunch and Learn - Admissions Information

Lunch and Learn - Admissions Information

February 2nd, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

February 2nd, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch and Learn - Parents of 2021 Admitted Students

Lunch and Learn - Parents of 2021 Admitted Students

February 4th, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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