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Race in the classroom: Faculty to focus course content on the current moment

Race in the classroom: Faculty to focus course content on the current moment

July 10, 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast faculty are strengthening their classroom focus on race for Fall 2020. Reflecting the immediacy and urgency of events and conversations transforming life in Kentuckiana and the United States, a number of instructors have committed to devoting one-third or more of their course content to race. In some cases, ...

Letter from local higher education leaders

Letter from local higher education leaders

June 4, 2020

To IU Southeast Students, Faculty, and Staff, The following letter was issued by Louisville-area university and college presidents today: James Baldwin said, “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.”  The harsh truth that must be faced is that Black Americans still face obstacles that leave ...

Indiana Latinx Leadership Conference lights up campus with awareness, advocacy and artistry

Indiana Latinx Leadership Conference lights up campus with awareness, advocacy and artistry

March 23, 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The 21st annual Indiana Latinx Leadership Conference lit up campus on Saturday, February 29 with a full slate of workshops, presentations and activities to build Latinx self-awareness and empowerment. This was the first time the conference was held at IU Southeast–or south of Bloomington, for that matter–and faculty advisors Veronica ...

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” ...

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