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Faculty Innovator: Cathy Johnson

Faculty Innovator: Cathy Johnson

October 6, 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–For Cathy Johnson, associate professor of education, social studies is all about connection. It’s about the connection of person to person, person to the world, past to present–and to future. The teaching of social studies is the art of opening minds and hearts to these connections. It’s about translating material ...

Scott Wade ’07 is a finalist for Kentucky High School Teacher of the Year

Scott Wade ’07 is a finalist for Kentucky High School Teacher of the Year

August 3, 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Scott Wade ’07 remembers the day his teaching career began. It was in late September, 2001. Wade, an award-winning journalist, was writing a story for the Courier Journal about ESL programs in Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS), and stopped in at Atherton High School to observe a class in session. ...

From New Albany to Bulgaria: James Hollenbeck brings e-learning insights to Eastern Europe

From New Albany to Bulgaria: James Hollenbeck brings e-learning insights to Eastern Europe

June 23, 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Last October, Dr. James Hollenbeck, professor and coordinator of secondary education, presented two papers and led a vigorous discussion on e-learning at the 48th Annual Conference of Chemistry Teachers with International Participation in Sofia, Bulgaria. At the time, Bulgarian educators were seeking new ideas for reform amid demographic contraction in rural ...

Sumreen Asim: Helping teachers “pivot” during pandemic using social media

Sumreen Asim: Helping teachers “pivot” during pandemic using social media

June 9, 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Successful teachers are patient listeners, systematic managers, coherent communicators, stable leaders. They can also pivot: adapt rapidly to changing circumstances while maintaining instruction and meeting learning outcomes. This spring, they have been pivoting a lot. To learn more about how social media might assist teachers in pivoting, a group of ...

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Trustees Teaching Awards honor IU Southeast faculty

May 19, 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Five IU Southeast faculty have received IU Trustees Teaching Awards for the 2019 calendar year. The IU Trustees Teaching Awards were first awarded in 2000-2001 to recognize and enhance excellent teaching, especially at the undergraduate level. The awards are open to tenured and tenure-track faculty, as well as full-time lecturers ...

IU Southeast welcomes Next Generation Hoosier Educators scholarship recipients

IU Southeast welcomes Next Generation Hoosier Educators scholarship recipients

April 28, 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast is proud to welcome three recipients of Next Generation Hoosier Educators scholarships from the class of 2024. Abby Colson of Scottsburg, Rachel Wood of Versailles and Abigail Vogel of North Vernon, Indiana were among 200 students receiving the scholarships across the State of Indiana, awarded by the Indiana ...

School of Education bestows awards for excellence

School of Education bestows awards for excellence

April 23, 2020

(NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The IU Southeast School of Education has bestowed awards for the 2019-2020 academic year. In recognizing outstanding students, administrators and partners, Dr. Faye Camahalan, dean of the School of Education, reflected on the unusual circumstances with which all students have had to contend, and the on the ways the challenge of our time ...

Dr. Lisa Hoffman and Parkwood Elementary receive Community Engagement Awards

Dr. Lisa Hoffman and Parkwood Elementary receive Community Engagement Awards

April 17, 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The IU Southeast Community Engagement Council has awarded the 2020 Community Engagement Awards. Supported by the Office of Academic Affairs, the Community Engagement Award recognizes individuals and partners that have expanded opportunities for service-learning in the community. The awards are normally presented to recipients at the Campus Commitment to Student ...

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Thanksgiving Break - No Classes

Thanksgiving Break - No Classes

November 24th, 2020

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Classes begin (3-week session)

Classes begin (3-week session)

November 30th, 2020

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Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

December 1st, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Spectrum Fall 2020 Meetings

Spectrum Fall 2020 Meetings

December 2nd, 2020

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CANCELED: Spectrum Fall 2020 Meeting

CANCELED: Spectrum Fall 2020 Meeting

December 2nd, 2020

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SGA Meeting (Virtual Only)

SGA Meeting (Virtual Only)

December 4th, 2020

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Women’s Basketball vs. Midway University

Women’s Basketball vs. Midway University

December 5th, 2020

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Men’s Basketball vs. Midway University

Men’s Basketball vs. Midway University

December 5th, 2020

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Netflix Watch Party

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