Rob Haworth, Ph.D. ’04

As the new superintendent of Vigo County schools, Rob Haworth aims to enrich students’ lives so they can grow up to further improve their communities.

BY Betsy Simon

Desiree Edwards, ’15

Desiree Edwards hails from a small town in Illinois, but she taps her rich cultural and diversity experiences as a HR generalist at Briljent, an organization rooted in adult learning, instructional design and training delivery.

BY Tay Smith, GR '18

Melanie Zeck, ’00

Alumna’s work as a researcher for the Center for Black Music Research combines her love of music, public service and learning.

BY Betsy Simon

Scott Nalls, ’98

Attending New Student Orientation prompted Scott Nalls to change his academic major — and helped him embark on a rewarding and in-demand career field, packaging engineering and technology.

BY Betsy Simon

Kelsey Darin, ’17

A last-minute class schedule change resulted in a mentor relationship with her professor — and helped launch Kelsey Darin’s product development career. Thanks, Professor Bob Guell!

BY Betsy Simon

Ron Culp, ’70

Alumnus’ stellar career in public relations started by him taking advantage of every opportunity possible while at State.

BY Betsy Simon