The Horizon

IUS individuals elected into local city councils

IUS Horizon

December 4, 2011

Two individuals from the IU Southeast community – Matt Owen, political science junior and SGA senate chair, and Gregory Phipps, senior lecturer and program coordinator in the Department of Sociology – have been elected for the Jeffersonville and New Albany City Councils. Owen was elected for the...

Disclosure provides numerous statistics

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December 4, 2011

The Annual Consumer and Financial Aid Disclosure was recently made available to the public. The recent disclosure provides information on the latest crime and safety statistics, athletic participation rates, student outcomes and financial support. “The annual consumer [and] financial aid disclosure...

Business receives high position rating

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November 27, 2011

The School of Business moved up 30 positions in its rankings with “U.S. News and World Report,” making it in the top 15 percent of business programs in the country. “Bloomberg Businessweek” has also recently ranked IU Southeast’s School of Business 73rd out of 500 for part-time MBA programs. “These...

Summer tuition rates decrease

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November 13, 2011

Tuition rates for the upcoming summer semester at all Indiana University campuses will be discounted 25 percent for resident undergraduate students and 9 percent for non-resident undergraduate students. The plan, which was decided by IU President Michael McRobbie, was announced on Oct. 24 and is se...

Former Grenadier signs with Cincinnati Slam

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November 13, 2011

Carlos Mitchell, former guard for the IUS men’s basketball team, signed with Cincinnati Slam of the Universal Basketball Association. The announcement and signing for Mitchell —who played for the Grenadiers from 2006 through 2009 — was on Oct. 24. “He is one of many former IUS student athletes who are doing great things in their life after gra...

Athletics Department spooks forward

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October 30, 2011

During the 1970s, the Athletics Department began intramural, club-type sports, which transformed into university athletics. “It actually started back when the campus was in Jeffersonville,” Joe Glover, athletic director, said. “It got its kick-start when we moved here to the Grant Line Road...

Belly dancer embraces her free spirit

IUS Horizon

October 30, 2011

For the past seven years, Rachel Reich has been a belly dancer. Without any other dancing background, Reich — who is known as “Raqia” by her close peers and fellow belly dancers — found joy in the dance. “I never was much of a performer,” Reich said. “I just fell in love with the dance and allowed myself to be free with it...

IUS student follows his dreams as drummer

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October 10, 2011

A student during the week and a drummer on the weekends, Tyler Shaver, general studies senior, was raised around music and said he now has it running through his veins. Shaver is from Georgetown, Ind., and he said he was first exposed to music around the age of three. His mother, Gina Summers-Emerson, i...

New system to help students graduate

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September 26, 2011

Indiana University has developed a system which is currently being tested in the First-Year Seminar classes. The Fostering Learning, Achievement and Graduation early alert system was developed to help make communication easier between instructors and students. “It provides a way for facul...

Enrollment numbers increase

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September 18, 2011

IU Southeast’s enrollment numbers for this fall semester were released for this semester on Sept. 3. Overall, enrollment was up 1.1 percent in comparison to last year. "We have 7,256 students taking 73,840 credit hours,” Anne Skuce, director of Admissions and assistant vice chancellor for enrollment...

IUS falls to Tigers

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April 18, 2011

The IUS softball team lost both games of a doubleheader against Campbellsville University on April 7 by losing 4-2 in the first game and 4-3 in the second game. “I felt like we competed,” Todd Buckingham, IUS head coach, said. “We played hard, but I think our defense let us down a little bit.” Megan Suthe...

Engineering student races through life

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April 18, 2011

While attending the IU Southeast and Purdue College of Technology in New Albany, Hector Arana Jr., mechanical engineering sophomore, started his first career season racing pro stock motorcycles in the National Hot Rod Association’s Full Throttle series. The 22-year-old is originally from Miami and h...