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


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.

BY Jackie Sheckler Finch

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…

BY Jackie Sheckler Finch