Robert Shipley, ’17

“A_Shipload_of_Awesome” might be his Instagram handle, but we think it’s also a spot-on description for Robert Shipley of Syracuse, Ind. A health sciences major with a minor in business administration, Shipley was a combat medic in the U.S. Army. Thank you for your service!

BY Indianastate

Benjamin Weber, ’17

Watch out world! Huntingburg native Benjamin Weber is ready to take his mad leadership skills — he’s been president of three student orgs! — and his finance and financial services degrees into the workplace!

BY Indianastate

Neily Stough, ’16

A native of Brazil, Ind., Neily Stough wasn’t just well-prepared for her future career — she was ready to make her mark on the business world. No wonder her MasterBrand Cabinets snatched her up upon graduation.

BY Jackie Sheckler Finch

Paul Brill, ’53

The late Paul Brill’s more than 25,000 hours tracing Omaha Tribe lineage and more than 60 years working with and for Native Americans culminated in the tribe adopting him — and a Nobel Peace Prize nomination.

BY Libby Roerig


Not taking ‘no’ for an answer

This fashionista doesn’t let anyone dampen her dreams — and it’s working for her so far, including being namesake to a denim design at The Buckle.

BY Judy Anne Goldman

On the mound

A’s up-and-comer Sean Manaea values his time at State for developing him as an athlete.

BY Todd Rosiak