ALUMNI PROFILES

Michael Scott Jr. ’10

A soaring professional career didn’t come with a pilot’s license as this young man first dreamed. Instead, it’s as an educator — helping other youngsters achieve their dreams.


Kelli Hallas, ’87

There’s something for everyone at Indiana State, says alumna Kelli Hallas. She would know — as a student, she threw herself into every possible group and activity to get the most from her college experience.


Michael Jack, ’65

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of his college graduation, business education major Michael Jack says he has flunked retirement and has several full-time hobbies.



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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

Michael Jack, ’65

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of his college graduation, business education major Michael Jack says he has flunked retirement and has several full-time hobbies.

Don Leuenberger, ’67

Leuenberger retired from his position as vice chancellor for business and finance after 27 years of service at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb.

Ray Goddard, ’62

Goddard’s passion for sports started at an early age, continued into his college career and is still present in his professional life.

1970s

Stanley Phillips, ’70

Phillips was selected as 2015 Realtor of the Year by the Indiana Commercial Board of Realtors. Phillips is the current executive vice president of Bradley Company in Fort Wayne, Ind.  

William Jackson, ’73

Jackson published a new novel, “Everything I Know, Think I Know, and Don’t (But Think I Do).”

Gretta Kumpf, ’72, GR ’73

Kumpf was hired as the superintendent of Tipp City Schools in Tippy City, Ohio.

1980

Richard Silverstein, ’87

Silverstein was named athletic director for Pine Plains School District in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Carla Dowell, ’89

Dowell was appointed director of audit and assurance services at Riney Hancock CPA Firm in Evansville, Ind.

Jeff Flater, ’88

Flater was hired as the athletic director for Galesburg High School in Galesburg, Ill.

1990

Chad Swank, ’96

Swank was named sergeant of detectives for the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Office in Indiana.

Kevin Laster, ’91

Laster received the promotion to captain with Envoy Air in Irving, Texas.

Ronald Turpin, ’93

Turpin was named director of the University of Saint Francis Development Committee of the Board in Fort Wayne, Ind.

2000

Kyle Luebbe, ’03

Kyle and his wife, Amanda, celebrated the birth of their first child, Stella Marie, on Jan. 27, 2015. Kyle was hired as the National Marketing Manager for Woody’s Hot Rodz in Bright, Ind. as well.

Sara Cole, ’08, GR ’12

Cole joined Hopebridge Pediatric Specialists working in the Kokomo Schools in Kokomo, Ind.

Chelsea Linder, ’07

Linder joined Tabco as a graphic designer in Terre Haute, Ind.

2010

Michael Scott Jr. ’10

A soaring professional career didn’t come with a pilot’s license as this young man first dreamed. Instead, it’s as an educator — helping other youngsters achieve their dreams.

Joel Fleming, ’13

Fleming joined the Hagerman Group in Fishers, Ind. as a project engineer.

Adrienne Redding, ’14

Redding joined Hopebridge Pediatric Specialists working in the Kokomo Schools in Kokomo, Ind.



Latest In Memoriam Updates
Candace Russell Smith, ’79, Indianapolis, Ind.
Richard Rodgers, ’57, Hillsboro, Ind.
Austin Robinson, ’59, Evansville, Ind.
Tasha Roberts, ’88, Terre Haute, Ind.


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