ALUMNI PROFILES

Jerod Adler, ’05, ’08

Now a judicial law clerk, this alumnus’ experience at Indiana State included a basketball scholarship and studying abroad.



Marta Pelrine-Bacon, ’90

An English major at Indiana State, Pelrine-Bacon says her writing interests were nurtured by professors and fellow students.



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1940

Dolly Millender, ’41, Naomi Millender, ’67

The Hood family’s legacy of three generations of Sycamores spanning all four institutional name changes earned the Hoods the 2014 Legacy Award.

1950

Dale McKee, ’57, and Family

The McKee family was honored as the 2013 recipient of the Legacy Award presented by the Indiana State University Alumni Association. Family members who were honored and are alumni of Indiana State include Clyde McKee, ’31, Dale McKee, ’57, GR ’60, Craig McKee, Diane McKee, ’83, GR ’93, Beth McKee, ’83, and Chris McKee, ’87. Read more…

1960

David Lotter, ’68, GR ’73

Lotter was elected to the Vigo County School Corporation School Board.

Frank Jozsa, ’63, GR ’72

Jozsa published a new book title, “National Baseball Association Strategies: Business Expansions, Relocations and Mergers.”

Dolly Millender, ’41, Naomi Millender, ’67

The Hood family’s legacy of three generations of Sycamores spanning all four institutional name changes earned the Hoods the 2014 Legacy Award.

1970s

Mark Lange, ’72, GR ’73

Lange as named a co-recipient of the National Cotton Ginners Association 2014-2015 Distinguished Service Award. Lange is the National Cotton Council president and CEO.

David Williams, ’75

Williams was inducted into the American Society of Hematology as president. Williams is chief of hematology/oncology at Boston Children’s Hospital and chairman of pediatric oncology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

David Lotter, ’68, GR ’73

Lotter was elected to the Vigo County School Corporation School Board.

1980

Tod Carpenter, ’81

Carpenter was named the new CEO of Donaldson Co. Inc. in Minneapolis, Minn.

Jay Downing, ’86

Downing was named dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas.

Lynn Saler, ’81

Saler was hired as the new executive director of the Historical Society of Decatur County.

1990

Ron Cheatham, ’91

Cheatham was selected among the top 25 Paris High School boys basketball players who played in the 71-year-old Ernie Eveland Gym, which hosted its final game on Feb. 17.

Heidi Decker, ’97

Decker was appointed director of the Indiana Department of Child Services for Vigo County.

Karen Webb, ’81, GR ’83, GR ’88, ’97

Webb received the Outstanding School Librarian Award by the Indiana Library Federation. Webb is currently the media specialist at Honey Creek Middle School in Terre Haute.

2000

Guillio Minguillo, ’00

Minguillo was listed among Airport Business Magazine’s third annual “Top Forty Under 40″ profile of aviation leaders. Minguillo currently serves as the assistant director at Laughlin/Bullhead International Airport in Bullhead City, Ariz.

Eric Losee, GR ’02

Losee was appointed regional chief for the Wisconsin Department of Corrections in Merrill, Wis.

Waylon Fonderhide, ’06

Fonderhide was promoted to correctional sergeant at the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility.

2010

James Burton,GR ’11

Burton joined the Beavercreek Police Department in Beavercreek, Ohio, as a police officer.

Kyle Miller, ’13

Miller was named New Orchestra Teacher of the Year by the American String Teacher Association. Miller teaches at Pierre Moran Middle School in Elkhart, Ind.

Jessika Noffsinger, GR ’13

Noffsinger joined Baptist Home Care as a speech-language pathologist in Madisonville, Ind.



Latest In Memoriam Updates
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Edmund Sullivan, ’43, Oak Ridge, Tenn.
Donald Stanfield, ’65, Marshall, Ill.
Stephen Sandefer, GR ’73, Bicknell, Ind.


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