After a brief adjustment period, scholar-athlete Alethia Marrero succeeds at State — both academically and on the track — including a shot at the 2016 Olympics.

Several colleges recruited Indiana State University junior Alethia Marrero because of her athletic ability. But the political science and legal studies major who is minoring in language studies, chose State because of the response from faculty members dur…
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Go Trees!

Indiana State’s nickname has taken on a life of its own, with an award-winning, lush campus landscape that provides inspiration for researchers.

BY Libby Roerig

From mentee to mentor

As a member of the ’86 championship Bears team, Brian Cabral has played for and worked with some of football’s giants. Now, he’s a giant influence on the Sycamores’ defense.

BY Brian Hudgins

Dean of discipline

As the new head coach at a parochial school in South Carolina, Doug Dutton, ’92, taps the lessons from a star-studded career to help teach his football players.

BY Libby Roerig

Leadership cues

Rhagen Smith, a junior forward on Indiana State’s women’s basketball team, says she learned a lot about herself at a recent NCAA leadership conference.

BY Dave Taylor