Building a Better ‘Blue’

Indiana State has clearly become a destination for students from Indiana and beyond who seek a quality education and unique experiences. The university’s success is felt on campus and beyond.

BY Nancy Mayfield, ’88

Tales from the campus crypt

You may not believe in ghosts or spirits or things that go bump in the night, but folklorists believe human beings have just cause to hold a fascination with apparitions. And what better place to go ghost-hunting than a university campus?

BY Dave Malone, GR '94

Building hope

Jocelyn Gregg showed her Sycamore spirit of service by working a week in a Kenyan medical clinic helping patients with a variety of conditions and illnesses — from allergies to lymphoma.

BY Mallory Manning

‘Two for the price of one’

Indiana State’s first ladies make just as big a mark on campus as their husbands — whether it’s with lemonade and cookies or connecting key groups in the community.

BY Emily Sturgess

Diving into learning

Indiana State faculty and a student have teamed up with a Vigo County middle school to develop hands-on experiences and lessons for a pilot program aimed at helping Indiana middle school teachers incorporate more hands-on marine science lessons in their classrooms.

BY Libby Roerig

What is mental illness?

Task force aims to raise awareness and destigmatize mental illness within the Indiana State community.

BY Betsy Simon

Financing a future

Despite rising costs, a recent study found a college education is still worth the investment. Indiana State, with its legacy as a leader in keeping college affordable, is doing more than ever.

BY Dave Taylor