ALUMNI PROFILES

DeLyn Beard, ’95, GR ’95, ’01 GR

Educator says she was very shy as a young adult, but her experiences at Indiana State helped draw her out of her shell. Now, DeLyn Beard is helping other youngsters reach their full potential.


Todd Osburn, ’85

When he graduated from Indiana State University in the Class of 1985, Todd Osburn had no idea he would one day be commencement speaker for a future graduating class. “Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think that would happen.” Now a founding partner at Greyrock Capital in Chicago, Osburn will be the honored Read more…


Maulik Khatadia ’06, GR ’09

As a 2009 master’s degree graduate of Indiana State’s Scott College of Business, Maulik Khatadia says his college experience prepared him well for his career and for personal success.



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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

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.

Connie Hamilton, ’65, GR ’67

Hamilton was honored by Duneland Schools as she retired from her 41-year teaching career.

1970s

Cindy Belt, ’79

Belt joined the Paris Community Hospital in Paris, Ill. as the primary physician recruiter.

Bob Baesler, ’72

Baesler was honored with the Jefferson Award by WTHI-TV in Terre Haute.

Sally Stewart, ’76

Stewart was honored as the first winner of the Jefferson Award by WTHI-TV in Terre Haute, Ind.

1980

Luvita Koisun, ’88, GR ’90

Koisun was named the district officer for Penampang, Malaysia.

Marty Kovacs, ’89

Kovacs was named the new funeral director at Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home in Rusk, Texas.

John Tambi, ’81

Tambi was named a member of the South African Airways Board.

1990

Luvita Koisun, ’88, GR ’90

Koisun was named the district officer for Penampang, Malaysia.

David Happel, GR ’91

Happel was named Chief Commercial Officer of Raptor Pharmaceutical in Novato, Calif.

Bryan Byers, ’97

Byers was promoted to vice president with the 1st Source Bank in South Bend, Ind.

2000

Terry Warren, ’04

Warren was named chief executive officer of Valley Professionals Community Health Center in Terre Haute.

Brent Gage, Ph.D. ’04

Gage was named associate vice president for enrollment at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa.

Diana Weatherly, ’06

Weatherly was awarded the Compensation Management Specialist (CMS) designation from the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans.

2010

Jessika Noffsinger, GR ’13

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

Mallory Halleck, ’11

Halleck was promoted to associate examiner at the Federal Reserve Bank in Cleveland, Ohio.

Jimmy Jenkins, ’12

Jenkins was selected as a senior producer at station KJZZ in Phoenix, Ariz



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