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IU South Bend Honors Program students have created a class project volunteering for the YWCA to give back to their community and raise awareness of domestic violence. The project began as a class assignment from Dr. Cathy Borkshuk, professor and assistant director of the Honors Program at IU South Bend.  "In the summer when I learned I'd be teaching 75 students in the honors seminar, I went around searching for…

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From Marine to medicine, student veteran Josh Korzan is dedicated to a life of serving his country and community. He is in his final semester at Indiana University South Bend finishing up his pre-med coursework, as he prepares for medical school to pursue his dream of becoming a physician.  Josh grew up in Granger, Indiana and after graduating from Clay High School in 2011, joined the Marine Corps. He served…

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When veterans return home from military service, they may find challenges as they transition to civilian life, from physical ailments and mental health issues to struggles with employment. IU South Bend graduate student Kelly Griffin, set to receive her Master of Social Work this spring, is committed to using her education to serve her fellow veterans. “I wanted to get my degree in social work so I can help other…

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Music can bring people together. Music can also connect us back to our roots. For Evelyn Arenas, a first-generation college student and a junior at IU South Bend, music brings a sense of familial and cultural pride. Arenas is currently majoring in Integrated New Media studies with a focus in music. Her ultimate goal is to produce her own music, as she is drawn to the technical side of music…

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After a year and a half of limited in-person classes and gatherings due to the ongoing pandemic, Indiana University South Bend Titans recently returned to campus for the fall 2021 semester. Weeks of activities and events included the start of classes August 23, fairs connecting students to career, majors and minors, and clubs, a Titan Splash color run, archery tag, and much more. “Staff and faculty are thrilled to have…

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