Tag: Neovi Karatkatsanis

Honors Program overcomes challenging online transition

By: Alyssa Foster Staff-Writer The Honors Program’s transition to online has recently sparked some struggles as they conduct new events.  Throughout the year, the Honors Program plans several events so that members can attend to receive credit towards their honors program completion. Members must attend at least three of the events each semester in order

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Honor’s Program offers virtual movie night 

By: Eva Monhaut emonhaut@iu.edu Staff Writer In past semesters, IU South Bend Honors Students have had the opportunity to gather in the community housing building for regular movie nights, snacks and bonding, but due to the COVID-19 outbreak, these have now been adapted to a virtual format. Students who wish to watch the film should

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Honors talk gives tips on applying to graduate school

By: EVA MONHAUT Staff Writer emonhaut@iu.edu Graduate school is not for everyone, but for individuals considering life after receiving an undergraduate degree, it is important to know what potentially comes next. Dr. Neovi Karakatsanis, the director of the Honors Program at IU South Bend, believes it is crucial that students considering grad school are prepared

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1st Source and Honor’s talk: How to keep a budget and save money

By: EVA MONHAUT emonhaut@iu.edu Staff Writer “Money, Money, Money. I work all night, I work all day, to pay the bills, I have to pay,” sound familiar? If you can relate to those classics lyrics from Money Money Money by ABBA, you may benefit from some of the tips covered in the three-part lecture series

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More tips, applying for scholarships

By: EVA MONHAUT Staff Writer Emonhaut@iu.edu Scholarship applications with additional requirements aren’t something to shy away from. Some require recommendation letters from professors and essays. Here are more tips shared from the talk given by Honors Program Director Neovi Karaktasanis, Teresa Berger, assistant director and scholarship coordinator, and Ginny Heidemann, director of the Academic Center

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Honor’s Scholarship talk helps students prepare for approaching deadlines

By: EVA MONHAUT Staff Writer emonhaut@iu.edu Applying for scholarships can often feel like a daunting task, and with the March 1 scholarship deadline fast approaching, students may wonder what they can do to increase their chances of receiving them. On Feb. 3, Honors Program Director Neovi Karakatsanis, gave a talk and helped organize and gave

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Neovi Karakatsanis’s experience at Indiana US Senate debate

By: Ashley Cox Staff Writer On Tuesday, Oct. 8, Neovi Karakatsanis, professor of political science and director of the IU South Bend Honors Program, had the privilege to ask a question at the Indiana U.S. Senate Debate. Her experience at the debate was, “a lot of fun.” “While I have attended debates in the past

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IU First Lady visit celebrates young women philanthropists

By: STEPHEN M. SALISBURY Staff Writer While IU First Lady Laurie Burns McRobbie served as the keynote speaker for a luncheon event entitled “Women Helping Women” on Thursday, the guests of honor were actually four female IU South Bend students. The students were nominated by directors of local programs and organizations that each has played

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