Tag: Dr. Neovi Karakatsanis

Indulging for independence: Honors Program celebrates Greek Independence Day

By: Cassidy Martenson Staff-Writer  The Honors Program at celebrated Greek Independence Day with a sweet treat on Thursday. Students joined Dr. Neovi Karakatsanis, honors program director, virtually to make baklava in their own homes and learn about Greek history.  The idea was originally for a just cooking demonstration led by Dr. Karakatsanis. The idea then

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Honors Program providing Malawi Matters with reusable pads

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief kmluce@iu.edu The IU South Bend Honors Program has teamed up with Malawi Matters to make reusable pads for young girls living in Malawi, Africa. This “Party with a Purpose” will provide almost 200 sanitary napkins.  This is a two-part event. Students first met on Zoom to cut out fabric for the

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Honors program sending warmth this winter

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief  kmluce@iu.edu This past week, The IU South Bend Honors Program crafted scarves to be donated to people in the community who will need them most this winter. As COVID-19 has affected programming for every organization at IU South Bend, the Honors Program has adapted to hosting virtual events. Many students have

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Honors Program gives thanks to frontline workers strong

By Eva Monhaut Staff Writer emonhaut@iu.edu The COVID-19 pandemic outbreak has put a strain on frontline workers, from those working in the overwhelmed hospitals, to those at our local grocery stores working to ensure everyone has the resources they need in these troubling times. The IU South Bend Honors Program wants to show their appreciation

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