The Horizon

Married IUS students both pursuing business majors

Married IUS students both pursuing business majors

Anna Smith, Staff Reporter

December 1, 2019

Gaven and Rocio Lozada-Smith met by chance while Rocio was out shopping with her family. After that serendipitous encounter, she quickly got in contact with Gaven through a mutual friend. The Lozada-Smiths are now married and both pursuing degrees in the School of Business. “We clicked quickly and...

Cold war thaw: As Cuba and the US restart diplomatic relations, a former visitor to the island weighs in on the change

Cold war thaw: As Cuba and the US restart diplomatic relations, a former visitor to the island weighs in on the change

Ethan Smith, Features Editor

January 15, 2015

During the Cuban missile crisis Cliff Staten, professor of political science and international studies at IU Southeast, was in the 2nd grade. He remembers practicing safety drills at his school, where students would place a pillow over their head and crawl under their desks to protect themselves fro...

Students study socialist structure

IUS Horizon

August 26, 2012

One small, post-communist island south of the border has permanently altered many study abroad students’ perspectives this past summer. Cuba in Transition, a program offered for class credit, took 20 students from IU Southeast and Spring Hill College, along with three faculty members, on a three-week venture t...

Cuba summer course seeks study abroad students

IUS Horizon

October 2, 2011

A new course — Cuba in Transition: A Study Abroad Program — will be taught and led by Cliff Staten, professor of political science and international studies, during summer session 1 in 2012. The class is a six-week course from June 1 to 18, 2012 —three weeks in the classroom and three weeks...