ALUMNI PROFILES

Eston “Bud” Perry, ’61

A 1961 graduate of the College of Health and Human Services, Bud Perry says decide what you want in life and go after it. He does.



Connia Nelson, ’77

Connia Nelson, who is senior vice president for human resources with Verizon Communications, treats others as she would like to be treated.



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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

Garvin McDaniel, ’59

McDaniel retired after 39 years of service as a public school teacher. McDaniel retires from Barker Middle School in Michigan City, Ind.

Tony Milazzo, ’55, GR ’57

Milazzo was inducted into the Hammond, Ind., Sports Hall of Fame.

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

Eston “Bud” Perry, ’61

A 1961 graduate of the College of Health and Human Services, Bud Perry says decide what you want in life and go after it. He does.

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.”

1970s

James Koenig, ’70

Koenig was appointed to the board of directors of Advanzeon Solutions Inc. in Tampa, Fla.

Robinne Harris-Dodd, ’78

Harris-Dodd was selected to be director of operations of St. Joseph Hospice in Baton Rouge, La.

Stephen Williams, ’71

Williams was presented with a lifetime achievement award from the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association.

1980

Nathan Francis, GR ’88

Francis was hired as manager of Zion Bank’s North Salt Lake Financial Center in North Salt Lake, Utah.

Penny Quinn, ’86, Ph.D. ’07

Quinn was appointed as the new president of Kaskaskia College in Centralia, Ill.

Paul Coleman, GR ’80

Coleman published a new book entitled “Finding Peace When Your Heart is in Pieces: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Side of Grief, Loss, and Pain.”

1990

Angela Davis, ’95, GR ’05

Davis took a new career position as a development officer with the Wisconsin Historical Foundation Inc. in Madison, Wis.

John Strange, GR ’90

Strange was appointed to the rank of chief deputy sheriff of the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office.

Annissa McCaskill, ’98

McCaskill was hired as the economic development, planning and zoning director for the city of Belleville, Ill.

2000

Angela Davis, ’95, GR ’05

Davis took a new career position as a development officer with the Wisconsin Historical Foundation Inc. in Madison, Wis.

Mitch Isaacs, GR ’05

Isaacs was selected to be executive director for Shafer Leadership Academy at Ball State University in Muncie, Ind.

Daryl Richardson, ’00

Richardson was elected to the Hillside School District 93 Board of Education in Hillside, Ill.

2010

Melissa Crash, ’14

Crash was hired as WTHI-TV’s weekend anchor in Terre Haute.

Courtney Richey, GR ’10

Richey was named director of the West-Central Indiana Small Business Center on Indiana State University’s campus.

Zachary Loughman, Ph.D. ’12

Loughman was named 2014 West Virginia Professor of the Year by the Faculty Merit Foundation. Loughman is an associate professor of biology at West Liberty University in Wheeling, W.Va.



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Barry Williams, GR ’70, Winslow, Ind.
Thomas Strawn, ’36, Greenwood, Ind.
Paula Shanks, ’89, Terre Haute, Ind.


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