The Horizon

Student finds more time, money with Mary Kay

Student finds more time, money with Mary Kay

Melissa Spaide

March 31, 2014

When Jessie Clifford, biology freshman, sits down with a client, she smiles. It does not seem or look like work to her. She explains everything she knows about aging and the beauty products lined up in front of her. She knows they work because she uses them. Clifford is a Mary Kay independent beauty...

Biology lecturer promotes field

IUS Horizon

November 22, 2008

With a passion for teaching science and love of sharing knowledge, Susan Reigler, visiting lecturer in biology, has a goal to create a new type of enthusiasm for her students with regard to biology and its effects on society. “We live in the most technically advanced country and it is incredibly ...

Couple gets help from community, friends

IUS Horizon

November 22, 2008

Tina Leas is an English senior preparing to graduate in 2009. She and her husband of 12 years, Gregg Leas, have five children between them. Tina is a full time student at IU Southeast and for several years has worked seasonally as a campground attendant at Clifty Falls State Park. During the off-s...

Psychologist has passion for teaching

IUS Horizon

November 22, 2008

Robin K. Morgan, professor of psychology, has worked at IU Southeast for 20 years, and never thought teaching would be what she is doing today 20 years ago. “When I was starting my graduate [career] I was not interest in academia at all,” Morgan said. Before Morgan came to IU Southeast she was ...

Professor enjoys art, dance

IUS Horizon

November 15, 2008

Thirty-one years ago, Susan Moffett, professor of fine arts, was driving through southern Indiana during Labor Day weekend. She had recently earned her Masters of Fine Arts from Northern Illinois University and was living in Bloomington. “It was a hot summer, muggy-dog day. You could cut the air with a kn...

Basketball player aims to be sales rep

IUS Horizon

November 15, 2008

Few players can ever hope to turn basketball into a career. Tiffiani Slaughter, communications junior, doesn’t hope to make it that far. She currently plays center on the IUS women’s basketball team. She said she wants to work with people as a sales representative. “I really want to be a phar...

IUS assistant coach gives players hope after a life of hardship

IUS Horizon

November 8, 2008

Alvin Gene Thomas, IUS assistant men’s basketball coach, was on his way to becoming one of Denny Crum’s champions. Thomas was a star basketball player at Male high school in Louisville Ky. He was recruited by Bill Olsen and had been working out with Wiley Brown, IUS men’s basketball head coac...

IUS pitcher overcomes handicap

IUS Horizon

November 8, 2008

One member of the IUS softball team is blind in her left eye. Charlee “C.J.” Combs, English junior, can only see with her right eye. Seeing is especially difficult since her right eye has 20/60 vision. “I play as if I wasn’t blind,” she said. “I compare myself to others too much when I play softball. I ...

Journalism student goes pre-med

IUS Horizon

November 2, 2008

Alex Germano originally intended to be a college graduate with a journalism degree. He was just shy of earning the degree from IU Bloomington when he returned home to Louisville in the summer 2007 to work, and to finish his coursework at IU Southeast. “I was six hours short of graduating going into...

Basketball takes coach around world

IUS Horizon

November 2, 2008

Basketball has taken Robin Farris around the world, but for the last 20 years, it has kept him at IU Southeast as head coach of the women’s basketball team. Farris first began playing basketball in Wapakoneta, Ohio, which is also the birthplace of Neil Armstrong. Farris hasn’t walked on the ...

The Backroom Conspiracy diverse

IUS Horizon

October 25, 2008

Stu Vallentine, marketing sophomore, and Chris Vessels, computer graphic junior, both work full time jobs, attend school full time and play in a local band called The Backroom Conspiracy. “I have been in the band since Sept. 16 of last year and Chris has been in it since March of this year,” Vallentine said. Vallentine said the band was created ...

Student to direct show in spring

IUS Horizon

October 25, 2008

Few IUS students have the honor of directing their own play while they’re at IU Southeast. One of them is Stephen Minotti, theatre senior. He’s directing “The Nerd” in April 2009 in the Robinson Theatre. It’s a play written by Larry Shue. Minotti said the play is a ridiculous, goofy comedy. As a direc...