The Horizon

Theater student overcomes shyness

IUS Horizon

December 4, 2011

Will Gantt, theater junior, said he first received a taste of theater on a field trip as a child in Alabama. “Our class went to see some play — I don’t even remember what it was — and they served ice cream in little tubs with wooden spoons.” Gantt said.  “I thought it was the coolest thing to eat ice cream a...

Student veteran takes pride in involvement

IUS Horizon

November 28, 2011

Members of the Student Veterans Organization said they have an incredible asset in the form of ex-Marine, Richard Madley, geosciences junior. Madley suffered a head injury while training in the Marines, which left him disabled with severe headaches and potential seizures. “I’ve learned so ...

Hispanic culture enthralls lecturer

IUS Horizon

November 13, 2011

Kendra Neafus, visiting lecturer in Spanish, is passionate about all aspects of the Spanish language and Hispanic culture. “I first took Spanish in high school and fell in love with the sense of decoding a secret message,” Neafus said. Neafus said her first Spanish teacher at New Albany High Sch...

Potential students map way through IUS campus

IUS Horizon

November 6, 2011

IU Southeast held its fall Open House, with the theme “Map Your Course,” on Oct. 29 in the University Center. Coordinators of the event chose the theme “Map your Course,” to put students on the right track and reduce the stress associated with entering college. High school seniors ...

Update improves communications

IUS Horizon

October 30, 2011

The Unified Communications software was recently updated on faculty and staff computers. The system has been renamed Microsoft Lync, but the power to connect remains the same. Tom Sawyer, chief information officer, said the services offered are invaluable. Sawyer travels to the various IU regional ...

Captain Adviser saves student schedules

IUS Horizon

October 23, 2011

Staff from various departments pitched in during Advising Week, from Oct. 10 to Oct. 13, encouraging all students to meet with an adviser before registering for spring classes. Some students can’t be bothered, then they’re not ready for graduation,” Ron Dunlop, adviser for the School of B...

Coupon lady shares secrets of success

IUS Horizon

October 16, 2011

Anna Morgan, nicknamed “That Coupon Lady,” gave a presentation on the art of couponing at the Adult Student Center on Oct. 4. Morgan’s family includes her husband, four children and a dog. She has a weekly budget of $75 that has to cover groceries, cleaning supplies and health and beauty aids. “I have a daughter that dye...

Thousands walk for AIDS awareness

IUS Horizon

October 2, 2011

The 19th  annual Louisville AIDS Walk and Pet Trot occurred on Sept. 25, despite being rerouted due to the Sherman Minton Bridge closing. Traditionally, the route to the event crossed the Clark Memorial Bridge but was unable to this year because the bridge serves as relief for congestion generated by the Sherman Minton shut down. The Belvedere was swarming with tho...

Student steps back on court

IUS Horizon

September 26, 2011

The summer break brought in the addition of a new assistant coach to the IUS volleyball team — Katie Tinsley. Tinsley graduated from IU Southeast in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in continuing studies and a certificate in medical transcription. “I loved IUS when I was there,” Tinsley said. “Not just the school but playing...

TKE triumphant in kickball tournament

IUS Horizon

September 18, 2011

The IUS intramural kickball tournament  was won by the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity on Sept. 11. The Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity went up against two TKE teams — TKE black and TKE red — in a double elimination tournament for the title of champion. The first game started off to a minor delay due...

New coaches come with experience

IUS Horizon

September 11, 2011

The search for a new IU Southeast dance team coach started in March and ended in June when Elizabeth Wooden and Alicia Corcoran-Scott were hired to lead the team. Between Wooden and Corcoran-Scott, the pair will bring more than 20 years of experience in dance, teaching, choreography and performing. C...