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Freshman Noah Barnes wins Voices of Change speech contest

Freshman Noah Barnes wins Voices of Change speech contest

January 31, 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Noah Barnes, a freshman from Sellersburg, Ind. majoring in chemistry, has won the 2020 Voices of Change speech contest, earning a scholarship valued at $250. The subject of his speech was, “Procrastination Doesn’t Pay: The Benefits of Investing Early.” Barnes urged listeners to consider the true costs of retirement, and ...

 

IU Southeast hosts internship event for people with disabilities

January 21, 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–For the first time, IU Southeast will host an internship event for people with physical disabilities, including students who are blind or visually impaired, students who are deaf or hard of hearing, and students who use wheelchairs. All internships are paid and include living arrangements. Housing and transportation assistance is ...

New horizons for New Neighbors Education Center

New horizons for New Neighbors Education Center

October 23, 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–It has been a busy year for the New Neighbors Education Center (NNEC) at IU Southeast. Building upon the legacy of founder and former Director Dr. Magdalena Herdoiza-Estevez, current Director Dr. Donna Albrecht, associate professor of education, has set her sights on expanding the center’s reach. A series of events ...

Children’s book by communications student Jolisha Hines is a labor of love, memory, hope

Children’s book by communications student Jolisha Hines is a labor of love, memory, hope

February 11, 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–It’s pretty common for the IU Southeast Library to buy books by faculty members. It’s definitely less common for it to buy books by current students. Then again, The Magic ABC House, by Jolisha Hines, a communications major at IU Southeast, is an uncommon book. It’s a children’s alphabet book ...

Social Sciences Forum tackles representations of diversity in politics, pop culture and media

Social Sciences Forum tackles representations of diversity in politics, pop culture and media

October 19, 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The Social Sciences Forum will present a panel discussion on representation and diversity in politics, popular culture and the media. The event will take place on Wednesday, October 24 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Library’s third-floor study area. “Unfinished Business:  Representation and Diversity in Politics, Pop Culture, and the Media” ...

Award-winning poet Carlos Andres Gomez to perform at IU Southeast

Award-winning poet Carlos Andres Gomez to perform at IU Southeast

January 30, 2018

(NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The IU Southeast Campus Activities Board is proud to present Carlos Andrés Gómez in a spoken-word program on Thurs. Feb. 1 at 12:15 p.m. in the Millicent and Norman Stiefler Recital Hall of The Ogle Center. Gomez is an award-winning poet, speaker, actor, and author of the memoir, “Man Up: Reimagining Modern Manhood,” ...

IU Southeast named “Diversity Champion of the Year”

IU Southeast named “Diversity Champion of the Year”

April 7, 2017

NEW ALBANY, Ind. — Indiana University Southeast was honored for its diversity and inclusion efforts at One Southern Indiana’s 29th ONE Awards program. The Brown-Forman Corporation Diversity Champion of the Year Award was presented to IU Southeast during One Southern Indiana’s (1si) ceremony on Thursday, April 6. The award recognizes “a company that has made significant contributions to the advancement of ...

NAACP breakfast honoring Martin Luther King Jr. to be held at IU Southeast

NAACP breakfast honoring Martin Luther King Jr. to be held at IU Southeast

January 10, 2017

NEW ALBANY, Ind. — The New Albany-Floyd County branch of the NAACP is hosting a breakfast honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Indiana University Southeast. The MLK Breakfast will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, in the Hoosier Room inside University Center North, 4201 Grant Line Road, New Albany, Indiana. ...

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