The Horizon

Free lunch draws crowd

IUS Horizon

February 20, 2009

The Christian Student Fellowship offers free catered lunches to students every Monday at noon, drawing more than 100 people every week. Josh Boswell, the CSF campus minister, said the group has been giving out free lunches on campus for several semesters and the number of people who eat with them is ...

IUS student gives area audience jokes

IUS Horizon

February 13, 2009

Fans of comedy gathered at The Alley Theater, a section of Louisville’s City Block, to laugh and show support for the comedians performing. The evening showcased area comedic talent. Two hours passed before Brach McRae, headliner and IUS student, climbed on stage. The fair-skinned red-head was t...

Student to write, star in one final IUS performance

IUS Horizon

February 13, 2009

Ashley McMurtry, communications senior, is writing and preparing to perform in her own one-woman show before she graduates in May. While working on her degree, McMurtry has been acting with the IUS Theatre Department for four years. She has participated in many of its productions, including “A Fun...

Professors, students connect on the Internet

IUS Horizon

January 31, 2009

Walk into any computer lab on campus and, more than likely, at least one of the students is using a social networking Web site.  Social networking Web sites have made such an impact on students that IU Southeast has devoted a page in the First-Year Seminar book to giving advice on how to use them responsibly,...

Japan Center bridges two cultures

IUS Horizon

January 31, 2009

The Japan Center at IU Southeast is a resource that few on campus are aware of but provides services that help to connect and promote understanding between two distinct but increasingly intertwined cultures.   Established in 1988 as the Japanese Cultural Center, the Japan Center works to establish ...

IUS names new volleyball coach

IUS Horizon

January 27, 2009

The IUS volleyball team announced on Jan. 6 that Lesley Drury-Prather will take over as head coach for Carrie Lilly.  Lilly resigned in November 2008 due scheduling conflicts with her full-time job. Drury-Prather has played volleyball since she was in the second grade and played for the Universit...

Secretary works to impove diversity, equity on campus

IUS Horizon

January 27, 2009

IU Southeast’s Office of Equity and Diversity added a new member to its team with the hiring of Secretary Ruth Pierce, in December 2008. Pierce said she, alongside Darlene P. Young, affirmative action officer and trainer, strive to ensure campus compliance with federal, state and local laws in addition...

IUS names new vice chancellor

IUS Horizon

January 27, 2009

Dana Wavle left his family in New York to begin new position at IU Southeast. Wavle, the new vice chancellor for finance and administration, is replacing former vice chancellor Steve Taksar. “It was a great career opportunity,” Wavle said. “I had been looking at opportunities, but I didn’t...