The Horizon

IUS sanitizes campus in response to COVID-19 pandemic

Photo by Bryce Shreve.

Alex Baker, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2020

While IUS students were on spring break, IU Southeast conducted cleaning procedures across campus due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Sanitization of frequently touched surfaces has been ongoing at IUS for several weeks ever since reports of COVID-19 began. “Safety is our highest concern a...

Medals and scholarships awarded at the 2016 Chancellor’s Medallion Dinner

Indiana State Rep. Ed Clere stands with Chancellor Ray Wallace after receiving his 2016 Chancellor’s Medallion award.

Kristin Kennedy, Brian Davis, and Joseph Kauffman

April 12, 2016

More than $140,000 was raised, seven scholarships were awarded and two prominent supporters of IU Southeast were recognized on Saturday, April 9, in front of nearly 600 attendees at the 2016 Chancellor’s Medallion Dinner. The dinner, which took place at Horseshoe Southern Indiana, is held every year to h...

IU President Michael McRobbie visits IUS

Michael McRobbie has been the president of Indiana University since 2007, according to his biography. Courtesy of Indiana University.

Joseph Kauffman and Tony Pacheco

March 28, 2016

IU President Michael McRobbie stopped at IU Southeast on Wednesday, March 23 as part of his recent journey through the Hoosier state. McRobbie, who has been visiting regional IU campuses for his “McRobbie on the Move” tour, said the tour’s goal is to highlight the connections the IU system has to the state and demon...

Field Biology program holds event celebrating its 20th year of overseas study

Cheryl Neal, IUS alumna who received a Bachelor of Science in psychology in 1987 and a Master of Science in education in 1990, won the Mexican sun wall hanging during the silent auction that occurred during the Field Biology program's event, 20 Countries in 20 Years.

Tony Pacheco, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2016

The IUS Field Biology program is celebrating 20 years of travel to more than 20 countries. On Saturday, March 5, the program celebrated its 20th year of overseas study with an event called 20 Countries in 20 Years from 7 to 10 p.m. in University Center North, room 127. Students, alumni, faculty and staff at...

Candy Crowley comes to IUS

Candy Crowley speaks to the crowd about the 2016 presidential election and the candidates.

Kristin Kennedy and Brandon Looney

March 6, 2016

In the midst of the 2016 presidential election season, the candidates are battling to win voters’ support and come out on top. Candy Crowley, former chief political correspondent for CNN, visited IU Southeast to share her predictions and insights about the election, the candidates and how they have...

IU Southeast’s 75th anniversary recognized by Indiana General Assembly

IU Vice President John Applegate and IUS Chancellor Ray Wallace prepare to shake hands with members of the Indiana House of Representatives following the hearing for the resolution that recognizes IU Southeast's 75th anniversary.  SGA vice president Parker Norfleet, SGA president Trent Wallace, Vice Chancellor of Advancement Betty Russo, Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs Dana Wavle and Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs Jason Meriwether and other staff members also attended the hearing from IU Southeast.

Jordan Williams, Features Editor

February 13, 2016

On Monday, Feb. 8, Indiana State Rep. Ed Clere met with IUS staff and students not for the sake of discussion, but instead to offer a resolution that would recognize the campus’s 75th anniversary. The resolution was authored by Clere and co-authored by several local representatives from surround...

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...

IU Southeast to begin flat-rate tuition for full-time students

IU Southeast to begin flat-rate tuition for full-time students

Joel Stinnett, Staff Reporter

November 26, 2015

An IU Southeast education will have added value for some students beginning in fall 2016. Indiana University announced Wednesday that its regional campuses – including IU Southeast – will be moving to a flat-rate tuition in an effort to minimize student debt and incentivize students to graduate...

New dean of education brings her tradition into new role

New dean of education brings her tradition into new role

Joel Stinnett, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2015

Doyin Coker-Kolo was raised in an area in the southwest corner of Nigeria called Abeokuta, meaning "a town under a rock." The town was given that name because it is surrounded by jagged outcrops of rocks that locals would hide under in times of war or when slave hunters were in the area. "The rock...

Through the lens of Chancellor Wallace

“I visited many of these countries in order to recruit students and I had a day off. I was in Saigon, Ho Chi Minh, and I was able to hitch a ride to the Mekong Delta, about an hour and a half south. Then I got on a series of boats because I wanted to go as far into that jungle as I could. I first boat I was on was big and could hold about 20 people,” Wallace said.

Joel Stinnett, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2015

For decades Tianamen Square has served as the lens through which the world viewed Chinese history. It is where Mao Zedong proclaimed the founding of the People’s Republic in 1989, and the site where thousands of pro-democracy protesters were gunned down by government soldiers 40 years later. In...

Homecoming kickoff: IU Southeast hosts Tundra Run

Racers line up to begin the race.

Kaetln Harrison, Staff Writer

February 12, 2015

Get ready get set for homecoming week. This Saturday in preparation for homecoming, students, faculty and members of the community gathered at IU Southeast for its kickoff event; a two-mile tundra run followed by a complimentary pancake breakfast. A symphony of chattering teeth sounded as runners...

Food for thought: IU Southeast hopes to expand dining options for students

Food for thought: IU Southeast hopes to expand dining options for students

Paige Thompson, General assignments editor

January 14, 2015

Students at IUS could be seeing changes to the way they get food on campus in the upcoming years. In November, students, faculty and staff were able to take a survey distributed by the Office of Administrative Affairs via email. "We brought in a consulting firm that has worked with university dining ...