GOING FOR GOLD

Behind the success of Indiana State’s track and field program is a star coach — well, a few star coaches.

There is a long list of legends in Indiana State University’s storied history of athletic success. Names such as basketball’s Larry Bird, wrestling’s Bruce Baumgartner and gymnastics’ Kurt Thomas resonate in many sports fans’ homes across Americ…
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FISHING TEAM REELS IN BIG MONEY, FUN

The fishing team idea was born three years ago when four Sycamores showed an interest in creating one. They had been to different competitions to see what it was like and came to the consensus, “Why not at Indiana State?”

BY Amanda Marsh, ’15

TEACHERS COLLEGE STILL TURNING OUT THE BEST EDUCATORS

From its humble origins as a state normal school in the final days of the Civil War to its well-established status as the state’s educational leader to its emerging development as a national and international leader, Indiana State continues to extend its brand as an educational leader.

BY Donovan Wheeler, ’91, GR ’08

Stepping up against hazing

Michael Hayes, ’84, GR ’86, is leading the national discussion about how to eradicate hazing in high schools and college. At Indiana State, officials in Greek life, athletics and band work to educate Sycamores about what hazing looks like and why it shouldn’t be tolerated.

BY Betsy Simon


Community Semester: Past, present, future

Only in its third year, the College of Arts and Sciences’ Community Semester is already becoming programming that the community looks forward to each spring. Organizers explain what makes it so special.

BY Libby Roerig

Still running strong

Current and former Sycamores are excited about the under-construction track venue, the Gibson Track and Field Complex, and the future of Indiana State’s program.

BY Dave Taylor