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Sumreen Asim is PI on NSF NOYCE Track 4 Research grant

Sumreen Asim is PI on NSF NOYCE Track 4 Research grant

April 7, 2022

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a grant to a project undertaken by a team of researchers including Dr. Sumreen Asim, assistant professor of technology education at IU Southeast. Collaborative Research on Integrated STEM Self-Efficacy: A Study of Elementary Preservice Teachers Including Noyce Scholars is the name of the ...

Faculty Innovators: Sumreen Asim and John Ross

Faculty Innovators: Sumreen Asim and John Ross

October 11, 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–For a student, the academic year can sometimes feel like a roller coaster at a theme park, with its highs, lows and ecstatic relief at having survived. And wobbly knees. But what if classrooms really were theme parks? Better still: What if theme parks were classrooms? Absurd, right? Not when ...

ICHE grant expands support for STEM education undergrads

ICHE grant expands support for STEM education undergrads

September 27, 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)– IU Southeast has received a $325,000 grant from the Indiana Commission for Higher Education (CHE) for Growing Tomorrow’s STEM Teachers (GTST) for 2021-2023. The grant will allow the program to offer, for the first time, full-time tuition and fees to undergraduate students to become science and mathematics teachers in Indiana. Since ...

IU Southeast hosts second annual Southern Indiana Regional School Counseling Conference

IU Southeast hosts second annual Southern Indiana Regional School Counseling Conference

September 24, 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The second annual Southern Indiana Regional School Counseling Conference drew over 70 practitioners from across the region to IU Southeast for an exchange of ideas, experiences and best practices. Top-shelf speakers invited discussion on topics ranging from classroom management to public policy, and from career readiness to mental health, providing ...

School of Education hosts National Teacher of the Year Juliana Urtubey

School of Education hosts National Teacher of the Year Juliana Urtubey

September 24, 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Juliana Urtubey, recognized as National Teacher of the Year (NTOY), delivered an impassioned keynote via Zoom to School of Education students and faculty, in an event sponsored by the school, New Neighbors Education Center, and the Campus Activities Board. Urtubey teaches at Kermit R. Booker, Sr. Innovative Elementary School in ...

Dr. Donna Albrecht named Director of Graduate Education Programs

Dr. Donna Albrecht named Director of Graduate Education Programs

August 17, 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Dr. Donna Albrecht, associate professor of education, has been named the new Director of Graduate Programs in the School of Education. She succeeds Dr. Lisa Hoffman, who has assumed the role of IU Southeast’s Dean of Research and Graduate Programs. Albrecht, most recently recognized as Faculty Innovator of the Year ...

Community impact: Dr. Alan Zollman inducted into FCHS Hall of Fame

Community impact: Dr. Alan Zollman inducted into FCHS Hall of Fame

August 9, 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–In 1963, Alan Zollman was one of only eight students in the graduating class of Lanesville Elementary School. So it was with a sense of wonder–along with awe and no small amount of terror–that he walked through the doors of the imposing new Floyd Central High School, where his class ...

Dr. Donna Albrecht is ILTE faculty innovator of the year

Dr. Donna Albrecht is ILTE faculty innovator of the year

April 25, 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Dr. Donna Albrecht, professor of education in the ENL program and director of the New Neighbors Center, has received the Faculty Innovator of the Year Award from the Institute for Learning and Teaching Excellence (ILTE). Albrecht topped the field of eight nominees from across the academic disciplines, drawing recognition for ...

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