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Betty Russo.

Holocaust survivor Eva Moses Kor speaks at IU Southeast

On Feb. 10, IU Southeast welcomed Eva Moses Kor, noted Holocaust survivor and educator, as she spoke about the Holocaust

and the benefits of forgiveness. Over 1,000 people attended the event.

After her lecture, Kor signed copies of her book, “Surviving the Angel of Death: The True Story of a Mengele Twin in


Kor’s lecture was the third event in an event series presented by the IU Southeast Common Experience Committee and the IU

Southeast Office of the Chancellor. The event series was titled, “Facing the Unthinkable: Perspectives on the Holocaust.”

In January, IU Southeast officials announced that Betty Russo was appointed to the position of

Vice Chancellor for Advancement. Her duties began Feb. 2.

Russo is responsible for the Office of Advancement which includes the offices of marketing

and communications, development, alumni engagement and annual giving and special


“The community here at IU Southeast has been warm and welcoming,” Russo said. “I am

pleased to be a part of the IU Southeast family and am looking forward to meeting and

speaking with the many friends and alumni who support this beautiful and vibrant campus.”

Russo said she is looking forward to enhancing the university’s programs in ways that engage

alumni and friends in the life of the campus community.

Bachelor of Applied Science degree program available

at IU Southeast

IU Southeast has developed a Bachelor of Applied Science program, a degree-completion program for students with an

Associate of Applied Science degree.

The B.A.S. program allows students to progress toward graduation, building on credits earned from an A.A.S. degree. The

B.A.S. degree will help students grow in their careers or change careers after graduation.

In addition to a seamless transition of credits, the B.A.S. program provides flexibility by allowing students to take classes on

campus, online or a mix of both. Courses in the B.A.S. program are taught in collaboration with faculty members from IU

Southeast, IU East, IU Kokomo, IU Northwest and IU South Bend.

The Richard K. Stem Concert Hall in the Ogle Center is packed with people waiting to see

Eva Moses Kor.

Eva Moses Kor and Chancellor Ray Wallace.

IU Southeast welcomes new Vice Chancellor of Advancement