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Spring/Summer 2019

Student Teaching in Tanzania

An African literature high school class at Culver Academy sparked elementary education major Kortney Smith’s desire to travel to Tanzania.

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From Part-Time Student to CEO

Douglas Leonard is a ‘76 IU South Bend graduate who never expected to earn a college degree. He grew up on the west side of South Bend with his three siblings, raised by their widowed mother. Doug didn't know anyone who went to college, didn't believe he was smart enough to attend, and didn't think he could afford it.

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Music Students Win Grammy Awards

Two students from the Indiana University South Bend Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts are featured on a recording for an album that won three Grammy awards.

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Student Leader Gets National Attention

Rodger James Pinto
Rodger's Story

A Rising Star in the Destination Industry

Alexandria Lechlitner
Alexandria's Story

The Face of Excellence

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and proud alumnus Shahir Rizk made history this year. He is the first-ever IU South Bend faculty to be honored with the Cottrell Scholar Award; one of only eight Indiana University faculty to receive the award since its inception in 1994; and one of only 24 pre-tenure faculty nationwide to receive the award.

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Susan Elrod Named Chancellor

Susan Elrod will begin her duties as the new chancellor at Indiana University South Bend on July 1. She comes to campus after serving as the provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Elrod recently sat down with Ken Baierl, chief of staff and director of communications and marketing, for an interview for Foundations.

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Commencement 2019

Congratulations, Class of 2019

Hats off to you
Group photo in front of Carnegie hall

A Return to Carnegie Hall

Raclin School of the Arts in NYC

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