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Kimberly Dawn Pelle MS

Coordinator of Non-Traditional Student and Family Programs
Manager, Adult, Veteran, and Military Connected Student Center
Adjunct Faculty, Social Sciences

Univ. Center South 206
Univ. Center South 201
Phone: (812) 941-2650
kpelle@ius.edu

Biography

Kimberly Dawn Pelle serves as Director of the Adult, Veteran, and Military Connected Student Center (ASC) at Indiana University Southeast and Coordinator for Non-Traditional Student and Family Programs, providing students with personal support, academic services and programs that meets their needs and connect them to the university. Pelle has worked in higher education for 22 years, including 10 years as an admissions counselor and 12 years managing the Adult Student Center.  Pelle works closely with adult students coming to college for the first time or returning to college after time off, veteran students, disabled students, international students, LGBTQIA students, students of color, single parents, and students in the workforce full and part time. 

 

 

Academic Background

  • Masters

    • IU Southeast, New Albany, Indiana, USA
    • Master of Sciences in Education
  • Bachelors

    • IU Southeast, New Albany, Indiana, USA
    • Political Sciences and Journalism

Professional Interests

Teaching

Pelle has a MS degree in Education, is an adjunct faculty member at IU Southeast in Social Sciences teaching a class on Bystander Intervention, and sits on numerous committees, including but not limited to: Domestic Violence Task Force, Chancellor’s Cultural Diversity Advisory Board, Common Experience, Metroversity Consortium, and the Persistence and Completion Council.  She also works closely with the Center for Woman and Families, the Family Scholar House, Hosparus, and Education Matters Southern Indiana.  Pelle is also responsible for the campus’ Family and Parent Programs. 

Research

Publications include:

Encyclopedia of World’s Fairs and Expositions. Jefferson, NC: McFarland Press, publication expected June 2008.  Edited with John E. Findling 

Encyclopedia of the Modern Olympic Movement. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2004. Edited with John E. Findling

Fair America: A Short History of World s Fairs. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2000. Co-author with Robert W. Rydell and John E. Findling   

Historical Dictionary of the Modern Olympic Movement. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1996. Edited with John E. Findling. Selected by Choice as an Outstanding Academic Book for 1996.

Historical Dictionary of World s Fairs and Expositions, 1851-1988. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1990. Co-edited with John E. Findling

Hobbies/Interests

Pelle is a published freelance writer and has presented on the adult student, the veteran student, and the IU Southeast Adult Student Center at numerous conferences, including the Association of Non-Traditional Students in Higher Education (ANTSHE), Association of Higher Education Parent/Family Programs Professionals (AHEPPP), and Diversity and Inclusion Conference.  In addition, she has received recognition for her work, including the Professional Distinguished Service Award in 2016, the Chancellor’s Cultural Diversity Award in 2009, the Metroversity Outstanding Adult Learner Staff Award in 2006, and most recently the ANTSHE Non-Traditional Student-Friendly Award for the IU Southeast Adult Student Center in 2017.

Campus Events

Creativity Club Meeting

Creativity Club Meeting

December 5th, 2022

12:20 PM - 1:00 PM

Spectrum Fall 2022 Meetings

Spectrum Fall 2022 Meetings

December 6th, 2022

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Transfer and Adult Information Session

Transfer and Adult Information Session

December 6th, 2022

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Moonlight Breakfast

Moonlight Breakfast

December 6th, 2022

9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Used Computer Sale

Used Computer Sale

December 13th, 2022

9:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Women’s Basketball vs. Fisk University

Women’s Basketball vs. Fisk University

December 13th, 2022

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

It’s a Wonderful Life: Live from WVL Radio Theater

It’s a Wonderful Life: Live from WVL Radio Theater

December 13th, 2022

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Women’s Basketball vs. Goshen College

Women’s Basketball vs. Goshen College

December 16th, 2022

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Women’s Basketball vs. Lourdes University

Women’s Basketball vs. Lourdes University

December 17th, 2022

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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