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.

BY Jackie Sheckler Finch

Carl Nicks, ’80

As manager of player relations for the Indiana Pacers, Carl Nicks says his life and career has come full circle.

BY Jackie Sheckler Finch

Jerod Adler, ’05, GR ’08

Now a judicial law clerk, this alumnus’ experience at Indiana State included a basketball scholarship and playing abroad.

BY Jackie Sheckler Finch


Marta Pelrine-Bacon, ’90

An English major at Indiana State, Pelrine-Bacon says her writing interests were nurtured by professors and fellow students.

BY Jackie Sheckler Finch

Chris Pillow, ’04

A talented student-athlete playing wide receiver and second-generation Sycamore, Chris Pillow is hoping for a three-peat when it comes time for his son to go to college.

BY Jackie Sheckler Finch