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5/16/2017 Member News
IU Southeast presents Mid-Year Economic Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

IU Southeast presents Mid-Year Economic Update

NEW ALBANY, Ind. (May 4, 2017) – The Indiana University Southeast School of Business is offering faculty, business leaders and residents of the community an opportunity to learn more about the local economy.

The Mid-Year Economic Update, sponsored by the IU Southeast School of Business, will be held at 8 a.m., Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in the Hoosier Room at IU Southeast. A networking breakfast preceding the presentation begins at 7 a.m. Following the presentation, a public question-and-answer session will take place.

IU Southeast Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Sanders Chair in Business, Dr. Uric Dufrene, will speak about national trends and the implications for the local economy in a presentation that begins at 8 a.m. Dufrene, former IU Southeast School of Business dean, will also highlight the most recent data available for the Greater Louisville and Southern Indiana economy.

Dufrene, along with industry experts from the IU Kelley School of Business, shared economic predictions at the annual Indiana Business Outlook Panel at IU Southeast last November. At the Mid-Year Economic Update, Dufrene will provide updates about the predictions made in November based on data from the first half of 2017, and will offer predictions for the remainder of the year.

There is no charge to attend this event, but seating is limited. To reserve your seat, register at ius.edu/mid-year by Friday, May 19, 2017. For additional information, contact Cheryl Young, IU Southeast School of Business, at 812-941-2325 or young24@ius.edu.

About IU Southeast: IU Southeast is one of seven campuses of Indiana University. Offering more than 50 degree programs and concentrations, the scenic 180-acre campus is located less than 15 minutes from downtown Louisville, Kentucky. It currently has an enrollment of more than 6,000 students and employs more than 400 faculty members. About 400 students now live on campus in five fully furnished, lodge-style residence halls. For more information, visit www.ius.edu. IU Southeast is a tobacco-free campus.

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