George Rogge, ’69

A man of many interests — and talents — George Rogge, ’69, most regrets not getting to meet his grandfather and namesake.

BY Jackie Sheckler Finch


Tanner Riley, ’15

When Tanner Riley arrived at State, the Sycamores had a nationally known losing streak. He tapped his mental toughness to leave them with three consecutive winning seasons, an impressive GPA (not to mention an MBA) and a job at RJE Business Interiors.

BY Jackie Sheckler Finch

Editor’s Note

A few weeks after I started working at State, I reconnected with a former classmate of mine, Damein “DC” Cunningham, ’04. For those of you who grew up in Indiana and Illinois, you’d be hard pressed to not run into Indiana State alumni. Damein and I, however, grew up in Colleton County, S.C., which is Read more…

BY Libby Roerig

Neily Stough, ’16

A native of Brazil, Ind., Neily Stough wasn’t just well-prepared for her future career — she was ready to make her mark on the business world. No wonder her MasterBrand Cabinets snatched her up upon graduation.

BY Jackie Sheckler Finch

Paul Brill, ’53

The late Paul Brill’s more than 25,000 hours tracing Omaha Tribe lineage and more than 60 years working with and for Native Americans culminated in the tribe adopting him — and a Nobel Peace Prize nomination.

BY Libby Roerig

Joyce, ’80, GR ’95, and David, ’79, Boeglin

College sweethearts during the Larry Bird era, the Boeglins made their home in Terre Haute and raised a family here — and have proudly watch the progress their alma mater has made over the years.

BY Jackie Sheckler Finch