The Horizon

Dedicated cheer captain prepares to graduate

IUS Horizon

October 3, 2008


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As co-captain of the IUS cheer squad, avid cheer competitor and coach at Southern Indiana Gymnastics Society, Valerie DeVore, elementary education senior, has a driving passion for all things cheer. Although cheerleading was not something DeVore initially thought she would be interested in, her mother e...

Sociologist tackling new problems

IUS Horizon

September 26, 2008


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Sam Sloss, sociology professor, is constantly finding new ways to improve his knowledge and love for sociology. Sloss has been working on a couple of new research projects in his free time. He has been working with Sandra French, a former sociology professor who has recently retired from IU Southeast,...

Smiling lady busy at work

IUS Horizon

September 26, 2008


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Walking into the food court at IU Southeast, one will find a quiet, smiling lady busy at work. This lady is Sue Platt. When first meeting this quiet, smiling woman, one would not know the active life Platt has lived and is currently living. Platt has not been a lifetime resident of Southern Indiana, but has lived in va...

New officer a ‘go-to guy’

IUS Horizon

September 24, 2008


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Officer Paul Speights sits with a relaxed posture in an IU Southeast police office. His large frame hangs over a relatively tiny office chair. Speights, an avid University of Michigan football fan, recounts a rivalry game against Ohio State, where he tailgated every year. “One time we played a g...

Librarian a breath of fresh air

IUS Horizon

September 24, 2008


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Maria Accardi, instructional librarian, has worked at IU Southeast for more than a year now, and said she hopes to teach skills that will be useful after college. Accardi’s job is to teach instructional sessions on how to use the IUS Library and setting up instructional sessions with teachers. ...

Instructor shares love of digital media

IUS Horizon

September 19, 2008


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Jonathan Ruth, IU Southeast fine arts graduate and adjunct professor, aims to share love of digital media to current students. As a student, Ruth was concentrating in painting and drawing. His use of photography to gather ideas to paint and draw, ultimately captured his attention. To further his pho...

School of Business dean ready for success

IUS Horizon

September 19, 2008


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Jay White, dean of the School of Business, wants the School of Business to keep getting recognized for their achievements. The School of Business was ranked nationally by Business Week for its part-time MBA program. “It was my first semester as dean and I was very proud. The School of Business ...

New dean of Student Life leads change

IUS Horizon

September 12, 2008


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It doesn’t take a genius to figure out that things are changing at IU Southeast, and Seuth Chaleunphonh, the new dean of Student Life, is making sure of that. Chaleunphonh has taken on his new position with high hopes for the future. As dean of Student Life, he has taken on the responsibilities of the old director of Ca...

Joe Glover moves up

IUS Horizon

September 12, 2008


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From student to assistant athletic director, Joe Glover has done a lot at IU Southeast. Glover was hired at IU Southeast in July 2005 as the sports information director. Four years later on July 29, 2008, IU Southeast announced his promotion to assistant athletics director for the university. Read More »...

Passion for his job

IUS Horizon

September 8, 2008


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On May 1, Matt Springer started his new job as Coordinator of the Offices of Disability Services at IU Southeast. He brings years of education, focus and passion to the position. “At IUS I am afforded the opportunity to work closely with students. I also get to work with all types of students wit...

Academic Advising is what he does

IUS Horizon

September 8, 2008


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William “Bill” McGuire, director of the Academic Success Center, is new to his position, which he began in March. McGuire said his purpose in working for the Academic Success Center is to make a difference to the students. “What’s really important is helping students discover who they are an...

Holding down the house

IUS Horizon

September 4, 2008


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Between attending classes, working for media services and being the only student representative for the IU Southeast’s diversity council, Deale Houston has a lot more responsibility to take on this year. Houston, graphic design and computer science sophomore, is the new community adviser for Forest...