Learning to play the game

Life isn’t always fair, and in the job market, it’s a competition, say Career Center officials. They help Sycamores work toward achieving their dreams by living in reality.

While new generations continue to change from the ones before, some things remain the same, and employers’ expectations are one of those constants. [caption id="attachment_1246" align="alignleft" width="150"] Darby Scism, director of Indiana State Un…
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Serving those who served

As retired Army major general Joe Robles Jr., ’79, retires from the top spot at USAA, he has his eye on finding new ways to give back to his country.

BY Betsy Simon

Rising through the ranks

Three alumnae — Kim Oliphant Smith, ’77, Marsha Stone, ’89, and Carolyn Mosby, ’94 — are blazing a trail of success in corporate Indianapolis.

BY Betsy Simon

Baking success

Technology grad Leigh Rowan, ’83, taps her know-how to run businesses efficiently to create a successful food truck bake shop while helping other vendors and reinventing Fort Wayne’s local food scene.

BY Libby Roerig

Sycamores ‘focused’ on success

A Lilly Endowment grant to the Career Center is helping Indiana State graduates — new and not-so-new — become better professionals and navigate sometimes rough employment waters.

BY Emily Sturgess

Growing up on the practice field

Indiana State alumnus Donovan Wheeler, ’91, GR ’08, recalls ‘getting his face smashed’ by assistant football coach Sean Payton — and considers it just one of the many wonderful things the university did for him.

BY Donovan Wheeler, '91, GR '08

A turning point

Indiana State alumnus and author John Bicknell, ’82, says America could be very different today, if the presidential election of 1844 had gone a different way.

BY Libby Roerig