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Chavez Phelps never expected to be back at Indiana State University after graduating in 2011 with a PhD in school psychology. But when he was ready to delve into teaching and research six years later, he left his native New Orleans to return to his alma mater with years of field experiences to impart on Read more…

BY Libby Roerig


Workforce perspective

Edie Wittenmyer teaches freshmen basic electronics, senior project management and graduate project management courses.

BY Betsy Simon

Eric Wessel, ’18

It took only two days for Eric Wessel, ’18, to go from “graduate” to “professional” after commencement in May. Wessel was eager to enter the workforce and start his position as an advanced composites engineer and project manager at Applied Composites Engineering — an aviation and aerospace advanced composites original equipment manufacturer production and maintenance, Read more…

BY Libby Roerig

Aleyda Flores, ’16

Aleyda Flores, ’16, and her family emigrated to the U.S. from Honduras in 2010, two years before she enrolled at Indiana State University to study computer engineering technology. “After I visited campus, I knew right away that this place, ISU, was calling my name,” Flores said. “I loved the campus environment, the facilities and how Read more…

BY Betsy Simon

Milos Pavlovic, ’12, GR ’15

Milos Pavlovic, ’12, GR ’15, thought he would continue the acting and voiceover work he did in his native Belgrade, Serbia when he decided to pursue his undergraduate study in theater at Indiana State University. “My interests in business grew and I decided to switch my major to insurance and risk management during my sophomore Read more…

BY Betsy Simon

Matt Mershon, ’05

Matt Mershon came to Terre Haute for his freshman year of college at Indiana State University in 2001 and he’s been making a difference in the business world ever since. Mershon, who is originally from Crawfordsville, Ind., completed several internships before graduating with a bachelor’s degree in management information systems in 2005, including one his Read more…

BY Libby Roerig