The Horizon

IUS Happiness Project launched

IUS Horizon

September 19, 2008

One IUS student and professor are working hard to find out if you are happy or not. Jeffrey Clarke, general studies senior, and Bernardo Carducci, professor of psychology, are currently conducting research on the topic of happiness among the student population. The Happiness Project, as it is known, is a simple, confidential online survey ...

New home for School of Education, Purdue in works

IUS Horizon

September 19, 2008

The School of Education and the Purdue College of Technology may have a new building to call home in 2010. The IU System has approved initial plans for a new on campus facility, and will submit a funding request to the state legislature in January. Read More »...

Nontraditional Students succeed

IUS Horizon

September 19, 2008

Nontraditional students may come from a variety of backgrounds and experiences, but share a common drive to complete, or further, their education. At IU Southeast, these students have a place to call their own, and a staff member focused on helping them succeed. Kimberly Pelle is the manager of Adult...

IUS alumni inspires men’s tennis tournament

IUS Horizon

September 16, 2008

Though graduating from college may be on the top of most students list, many students have more on their agenda. This was the case for Robert Briscoe, 2007 graduate of IU Southeast. Briscoe graduated spring semester of 2007, with a degree in secondary education for mathematics. Attending class on a...

Student Activity Fee distributed

IUS Horizon

September 16, 2008

The Athletic Department bought two new treadmills, an indoor batting cage and a section of bleachers this fall. These purchases were made with money collected from Student Activity Fee. This fee is built into the tuition that all students have to pay. The money is distributed by the Student Life Committee....

Remains of Ike damage IUS campus

IUS Horizon

September 15, 2008

A combination of Hurricane Ike and a cold front from Canada created tornado force winds which hit IU Southeast Sunday afternoon causing catastrophic damage to the Life Science building; IUS grounds; the Activities Building and minor damage to Crestview and the IUS Library. “We’ve had 70 m.p.h wind damage before but I think thi...

New GI Bill lives up to promise of free college after military service

IUS Horizon

September 12, 2008

Starting Aug, 1, 2009, eligible student-veterans will receive improved education benefits under the Post 9/11 Veterans Education Act which was signed into law this past summer. The bill, which was introduced by Senators Jim Webb, D-Va., and Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., will provide veterans with several improvements...

SGA votes away bylaws for 15 minutes

IUS Horizon

September 12, 2008

A stalemate on a vote prevented the Student Government Association from adding a senator to their ranks on Sept. 11. The senate tried to hold an executive session to discuss the confirmation of a probationary senator, Robby Baker, computer science sophomore, as per its bylaws. In executive session,...

New Albanian to open Bank Street Brew House

IUS Horizon

September 12, 2008

In 1934, just after the repeal of prohibition, a Louisville-based company opened Ackerman’s, a brewery located off Market Street in downtown New Albany. Within two years, the company went under, financially and physically, as the Great Flood of 1927 washed away the remaining building. A few blocks...

Former assistant secretary of state speaks

IUS Horizon

September 12, 2008

More than 50 people gathered at the IUS Library on Monday, Sept. 8, to hear Susan Rice, former assistant secretary of state and member of the National Security Council under President Clinton, speak at a forum on foreign policy and the current state of American politics. She was assisted in the di...

IU Southeast Review submission deadline fast approaching

IUS Horizon

September 12, 2008

The IU Southeast Review showcases the best writers, artists, photographers and poets that the campus has to offer. The review is a magazine that is published annually with the best submissions in short fiction, creative nonfiction, flash fiction, poetry, graphic short stories, unique studio art and...

Philosophy Club promotes good discussions, fun

IUS Horizon

September 12, 2008

The Philosophy Club is made up of students who pursue education for the love of knowledge. Members and partisans of the club meet every Tuesday in the Red Room of the New Albanian Brewing Company at 8:30 p.m. Members are so dedicated to the club and each other, they even met during the entire summer...