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Horizon Radio launch is a celebration of community

Horizon Radio launch is a celebration of community

February 19, 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—IU Southeast’s Horizon Radio was officially launched on Thursday at the station’s highly visible suite in University Center. A standing-room-only crowd of faculty, staff, alumni and community friends of IU Southeast filled the suite and spilled out into the hallway. The launch marked the fulfillment of dreams and the end ...

High Impact Practices: AASCU grant winners named

High Impact Practices: AASCU grant winners named

January 4, 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Ten IU Southeast faculty members have each received a $1,000 stipend to support the use of high impact practices (HIPs) in their courses during the Spring 2018 semester. The awards allocate a grant from the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) to fund development and implementation of HIPs ...

School of Social Sciences donation drive brings holiday cheer to Kentucky Refugee Ministries

School of Social Sciences donation drive brings holiday cheer to Kentucky Refugee Ministries

December 24, 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The holidays have been a little more cheerful for members of Kentuckiana’s refugee community thanks to goods gathered by the IU Southeast School of Social Sciences and donated to Kentucky Refugee Ministries (KRM). Each year, the School commits itself to a local charity. This year, the School “adopted” KRM, and ...

Faculty Innovator: Margot Morgan

Faculty Innovator: Margot Morgan

December 5, 2017

Margot Morgan Assistant Professor of Political Science School of Social Sciences             By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Watershed. Turning point. Crucible. Point of no return. Such are the confident clichés of historical interpretation that students are obliged to apply to moments in time. But what would history be like if ...

IU Southeast students present research at American Society of Criminology conference

IU Southeast students present research at American Society of Criminology conference

November 30, 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—IU Southeast criminal justice majors Le’Roy Ford and Hayley Jackey presented research papers at the annual American Society of Criminology (ASC) conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Joining them was Dr. Jennifer Ortiz, assistant professor of criminology and criminal justice. Founded in 1941, the ASC is an international organization whose members pursue ...

Model UN brings global debates to IU Southeast campus

Model UN brings global debates to IU Southeast campus

November 13, 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Last week, the IU Southeast Library was the scene of high-stakes deliberations as the Model United Nations took on the war in Syria, the deepening stand-off over the North Korean nuclear program, the Israeli demolition of Palestinian houses in the West Bank, the crisis in Yemen, and climate change as ...

Media pros share skills and insights with emerging journalists at annual High School Press Day

Media pros share skills and insights with emerging journalists at annual High School Press Day

November 1, 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Energy, passion, optimism and purpose—the key ingredients of a rewarding journalism career were on display at High School Press Day at IU Southeast. The annual event brought more than 400 high school students from over 16 different schools together with professional journalists, IU and IU Southeast faculty and staff, and ...

Social Sciences Forum weighs plight of undocumented children

Social Sciences Forum weighs plight of undocumented children

October 23, 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—In 2012, an executive order of then-President Obama delayed immigration enforcement for undocumented minors. Under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) order, children of undocumented immigrants who met certain requirements were not immediately deported. A two-year buffer was created that allowed them to stay in the country, attend school ...

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College Goal Sunday

College Goal Sunday

February 25th, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2018 Sanders Speaker Series Featuring Story Musgrave

2018 Sanders Speaker Series Featuring Story Musgrave

February 26th, 2018

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

IU Southeast Graduation Fair

IU Southeast Graduation Fair

February 28th, 2018

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Early (Priority) Registration Begins for Fall 2018

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IU Southeast 2018 Commencement Ceremony

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