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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

Yellowstone in Winter and Spring

Yellowstone in Winter and Spring

September 20th, 2019

All day event

3rd Annual Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference

September 20th, 2019

8:30 AM - 2:05 PM

SGA Meeting

SGA Meeting

September 20th, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Yellowstone in Winter and Spring

Yellowstone in Winter and Spring

September 21st, 2019

All day event

Driving Range Event

Driving Range Event

September 21st, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Last day for 25% refund

Last day for 25% refund

September 22nd, 2019

All day event

NO REFUND after this date.

NO REFUND after this date.

September 22nd, 2019

All day event

Yellowstone in Winter and Spring

Yellowstone in Winter and Spring

September 22nd, 2019

All day event

Yellowstone in Winter and Spring

Yellowstone in Winter and Spring

September 23rd, 2019

All day event

Mental Health Screenings

Mental Health Screenings

September 23rd, 2019

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Last day to Withdraw from 1st 7 week class

Last day to Withdraw from 1st 7 week class

September 24th, 2019

All day event

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