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IUS hosts portrait dedication, speech contest

IU Southeast Chancellor Wallace speaks behind a lecturn during the Neal-Marshall Portrait Dedication.

Alex Baker, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2020

The IUS Office of Alumni Engagement held a dedication ceremony on Thursday, Jan. 23 for portraits of Marcellus Neal and Frances Marshall, the first male and female African-Americans to graduate from Indiana University. Following this, the eighth annual Voices of Change Speech Contest was held, where...

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: a day to serve

Betty Collard hangs a shirt onto a rack in the sorting room. Students would put clothes on hangers so they were ready to be sold in the front of the store.

Joshua Roy, Kat Lynn, and Shelby Pennington

January 22, 2019

January 21, 2019 celebrates the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., activist and leader of the civil rights movement. An American federal holiday, MLK Jr. Day is a day off for workers and students across the nation. Students from IU Southeast and volunteers from around the area volunteered...

Students compete in Voices of Change Speech Contest

Students compete in Voices of Change Speech Contest

Tassy Payne, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2016

Four students sat in the front row of University Center North, room 127. The students clenched their note cards while practicing for the last time what they were going to say in front of their audience. Then, Diane Reid, senior lecturer in communication studies, stood in the center of the room and...

King Breakfast raises money for scholarships

Groups of people joined together for the King Scholarship Breakfast and Panel Discussion on Saturday, Jan. 16 in the Hoosier Room in University Center North to donate to and support the scholarship efforts, as well as discuss issues of racism.

Connor Edrington, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2016

On the weekend before Martin Luther King Jr. Day, groups listened to experts speak about the legacy of a man that helped pave the way for African American citizens in our country. More than 100 alumni, community members and local government officials attended the 2016 King Scholarship Breakfast and...

A day of service: IU Southeast students celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.

Students choosing their prefered location to volunteer.

Kaetln Harrison, Staff

January 19, 2015

Martin Luther King Jr. said, "Life's most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?" Students at IU Southeast had the opportunity to answer that question this Monday by participating in a day of service in his honor. This service project is the work of John Kummer, an AmeriCorps...