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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...

Horizon wins big at Indiana Collegiate Press Association convention

Horizon wins big at Indiana Collegiate Press Association convention

Horizon Staff Reports

April 12, 2016

Twenty Indiana University Southeast journalism students and recent graduates collectively won 34 awards – including second place newspaper of the year – at the annual convention of the Indiana Collegiate Press Association on Saturday, April 9, in Indianapolis. All work was published in IU Southeast’s...

Tuition changes coming for full-time students

Tuition changes coming for full-time students

Joseph Kauffman and John Boyle

April 5, 2016

In the fall 2016 semester, IU Southeast is changing the way it calculates the cost of tuition for full-time students with the implementation of banded tuition. For some, it will be an opportunity. For others, it will be a financial inconvenience. What is banded tuition? IUS Vice Chancellor Dana Wa...

Fighting financial illiteracy

Fighting financial illiteracy

Charlyn Corum, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2016

Maybe the triple, venti, half sweet, non-fat, caramel macchiato is not a necessity. Budgeting, balancing, saving and paying are cringe-worthy words for college students. College students typically are at the age where worrying about what their friends are up to that night is more important than if...

For the Kids

Dance marathon participants learn a dance.

Somolia Pumphrey, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2016

IUS students recently came together for fun, games, dancing and refreshments. The day consisted of dancing, basketball, cornhole and dodge ball. The only rule was that once the event began, participants were instructed not to sit down. The IUS chapter of Alpha Phi held its first dance marathon in honor ...

New bridges to bring changes for Kentuckiana drivers

The Lincoln and Kennedy bridges will be two bridges connecting Southern Indiana and Louisville that will be tolled beginning in late 2016, according to the 2014 IU Southeast Bridge Toll Survey.
Drivers will have various options on how they wish to pay the bridge tolls.

Hannah Foreman, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2016

The last thing IUS students or professors need when traveling to campus is to be waiting in long lines of traffic as the exhaust from hundreds of cars fills the air. This is the reality of some tolled bridges. But the new bridge toll system coming to Louisville will be designed to change that. The...

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...

WARNING: Learning May Cause Discomfort

WARNING: Learning May Cause Discomfort

John Boyle, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2016

A cultural movement that places a stronger emphasis on the emotional and mental well-being of students emerged at universities across the country in 2015. Students are becoming increasingly aware of causing offense or being offended, and it has changed the way material is being presented to them in...

From Doodles to Award Winning Art

Kacey Slones austronaut print was excepted into this semesters Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition at IU Southeast

Charlyn Corum, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2016

Some people are born to make art. Kacey Slone, printmaking and graphic arts senior, has known that she enjoyed art since she was a young child. Starting at a very young age, Slone colored a lot, made storybooks and took photos. Her grandmother would buy her disposable cameras each week and print the pictures out for her. These experiences triggered her passion for art. Before transferring to IU Southeast, Slone graduated from...

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...

IU Southeast holds annual International Festival

A glass cased statue of a Geshi, the name of a performer of traditional Japanese theater, on display.

Brandon Looney, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2016

Distinctive booths from numerous cultures lined the walls, splashing the perimeter of the room with an assortment of colors. The smell of culturally diverse cuisine wafted through the air past flags of varied nationalities and to the people gathered in IU Southeast's Hoosier Room for the IUS International...