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IU Southeast selected to participate in Global Civic Literacy project

IU Southeast selected to participate in Global Civic Literacy project

October 22, 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast has been accepted into Global Civic Literacy (GLC), a one-year initiative designed to help students increase their knowledge of global society and understand how global issues influence the lives of everyday citizens. GLC is a partnership involving the American Democracy Project of the American Association of State Colleges ...

IU Southeast ranked among best colleges for student voting

IU Southeast ranked among best colleges for student voting

September 30, 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast students have earned the institution a place on Washington Monthly’s 2021 Best Colleges for Student Voting Honor Roll. The annual list recognizes institutions that are “doing the most to turn their students into citizens,” per the publication’s website, acknowledging the efforts of administrators to expand the culture of citizenship on ...

AREC-produced report assesses community priorities in Floyd, Clark counties

AREC-produced report assesses community priorities in Floyd, Clark counties

August 5, 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The Community Foundation of Southern Indiana has released its latest assessment of priorities for Clark and Floyd Counties. The assessment, Priorities for Progress: Assets and Aspirations in Southern Indiana 2021, was prepared for the Foundation by the IU Southeast Applied Research and Education Center (AREC). Dr. Melissa Fry, AREC director, ...

Dr. Margot Morgan receives John Saltmarsh Award for Emerging Leaders in Civic Engagement

Dr. Margot Morgan receives John Saltmarsh Award for Emerging Leaders in Civic Engagement

June 15, 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Dr. Margot Morgan, assistant professor of political science, has received the 2021 ADP John Saltmarsh Award for Emerging Leaders in Civic Engagement from the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU). The national award, granted to one nominee each year since 2011, recognizes exemplary early-career leaders who are advancing ...

Dr. Jennifer Ortiz lends expertise to PBS NewsHour story on reentry funding

Dr. Jennifer Ortiz lends expertise to PBS NewsHour story on reentry funding

April 14, 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The title says it all: “The U.S. spends billions to lock people up, but very little to help them once they’re released. That story, by journalist Casey Kuhn, appeared last week as a feature on the website of the PBS NewsHour, where Kuhn works as an associate producer. To get ...

International Festival celebrates Kentuckiana’s growing cultural diversity

International Festival celebrates Kentuckiana’s growing cultural diversity

March 31, 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Say “Kentuckiana,” and Zimbabwean marimba is not what leaps to mind. But like Indian classical dance, Ethiopian cuisine and Scottish bagpipes, the sound of Zimbabwean marimba has become as distinctive a part of the region as riverboats, Lenten fish frys and horse racing. To bring the burgeoning cultural diversity of ...

 

Faculty Innovator: Daniel Hoffman

March 16, 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—As a boy growing up in rural Virginia, Daniel Hoffman wondered how stuff worked. He dreamed of figuring out machines, before ultimately devoting his life to figuring out the organisms that create them. “I thought I wanted to build mechanical things,” Hoffman said. “But my academic area is more aimed ...

Why Voting Matters to Me: Civility rules as students speak up in panel discussion

Why Voting Matters to Me: Civility rules as students speak up in panel discussion

September 30, 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast students voiced their hopes, concerns and intentions in the first Why Voting Matters to Me forum on Monday evening. Organized and facilitated by Dr. Margot Morgan, assistant professor of political science, the event featured opinions from across the current political spectrum, offering strongly felt and intensely personal perspectives ...

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Alcohol Screening Day

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Spectrum Fall 2021 Meetings

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October 26th, 2021

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Men’s Basketball vs. Simmons College of Kentucky

Men’s Basketball vs. Simmons College of Kentucky

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Command G Club First Meeting FA2021

Command G Club First Meeting FA2021

October 27th, 2021

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Musician John Rush

Musician John Rush

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