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Alumni Spotlight: Melissa Fry, DISCOVER Class of 2014

Melissa Fry, a 2014 Leadership Southern Indiana DISCOVER graduate, is the Director of the Applied Research and Education Center as well as Assistant Professor of Sociology at Indiana University Southeast. As she was someone new to the area, Leadership Southern Indiana gave Melissa the foundation to build relationships to not only learn more about the region, but to build a ... Read More »

Campaign 101 Rescheduled for January 30th!

Campaign 101 has been rescheduled for Saturday, January 30 from 9a.m.-Noon at IU-Southeast’s University Center North, Room 127. Though the event is free, registration is required: please register here by Friday, January 29. For Southern Indiana residents wanting a crash-course to prepare for launching a political campaign, Leadership Southern Indiana has stepped up for the second year to offer Campaign ... Read More »

LeadershipSI Breakfast Series featuring Techshot CEO Mark Deuser

On Thursday, February 18, from 7:30-9a.m., please join Leadership Southern Indiana alumni and the community for breakfast and speaker Mark Deuser, President and CEO of Techshot. An innovator, entrepreneur, and engineer, Deuser’s business endeavors have included developing products with NASA and the Department of Defense. Southern Indiana is proud of be called home to Techshot, located in Greenville, IN. Leadership ... Read More »

Alumni Spotlight: Teresa Couts, Engage Class of 2014

  Teresa Couts embodies the very culture and practice of Leadership Southern Indiana: apply the knowledge and resources to build upon a growing career, then invest the very same traits into community development. The UAW (United Auto Workers) Director of Community Healthcare Initiative for UAW-Ford Motor Company and Executive Co-Director of Kentuckiana Health Collaborative, Couts is an advocate of improved ... Read More »

Leadership Southern Indiana Offers Campaign 101

For Southern Indiana residents wanting a crash-course to prepare for launching a political campaign, Leadership Southern Indiana has stepped up for the second year to offer Campaign 101 with partners Indiana University Southeast and Harrison County Chamber of Commerce. A free event, Campaign 101 will offer basic preparation concerning important dates and finances, having a plan, working the media, and ... Read More »

DISCOVER Discusses Collaboration on Government Day

On December 9, Leadership Southern Indiana’s DISCOVER Class of 2016 gleaned further knowledge about Southern Indiana’s government systems on Collaboration Day, which featured interaction with the Floyd County jail, Jeffersonville police force and local government officials. State Representatives Terry Goodin,  Steve Stemler, and Ed Clere joined Senator Ron Grooms, Jeffersonville Mayor Mike Moore, and Clarksville Town Council President Bob Polston ... Read More »

LSI to Host Bob Carr at December Breakfast Series

  On Thursday, December 3, join alumni, NEXGEN students and the community for LSI’s Breakfast Series in the Hoosier Room at Indiana University Southeast. Starting with breakfast at 7:30, participants will have the opportunity to network, followed by guest speaker Bob Carr, Chairman and CEO of Heartland Payment Systems. Carr, a propeller of business and furthering education, will speak about ... Read More »

LSI Honors Two DISCOVER Grads at 2015 Annual Meeting

Yesterday, Leadership Southern Indiana held it’s 3rd Annual Meeting at The Grand in New Albany, hosting over 330 guests to celebrate the organization’s 34th year. Luncheon sponsors included the Ogle Foundation and DMLO, paired with Media Sponsors Promedia and Sounds Unlimited Productions, as well as Print Sponsor L&D Mailmasters.    Roger Fisher, left, received the Lifetime Achievement Award, and Jack ... Read More »

LSI to FOCUS November 4th

With five programs aimed to mobilize leaders in all stages, LSI offers dynamic opportunities to develop leadership skills and dive into the Southern Indiana community. On Wednesday, November 4, from 8am-5pm, “FOCUS will immerse you into the community while rubbing elbows with community leaders.  You will also be introduced to the Leadership Southern Indiana’s family of programs,” says Executive Director ... Read More »

FOCUS Registration Now Open

With five programs aimed to mobilize leaders in all stages, LSI offers dynamic opportunities to develop leadership skills and dive into the Southern Indiana community. On Wednesday, November 4, from 8am-5pm, “FOCUS will immerse you into the community while rubbing elbows with community leaders.  You will also be introduced to the Leadership Southern Indiana’s family of programs,” says Executive Director ... Read More »