Bringing the world home

Professors Jim and Karla Speer observe sustainability and archaeology while traveling with their young children on a six-month European sabbatical.

BY Kristen Kilker

Aleyda Flores, ’16

Born and raised in Honduras but most recently living in Indianapolis, Aleyda Flores, is a computer engineering technology major and an active member in the “Females in Technology” program. This past summer, she earned a distinctive summer internship opportunity in New York. “Ms. Flores has a great personal story to tell,” said Steven Stofferahn, associate professor of history.

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Phillip Harpenau, ’16

Described as a role model for his fellow nursing students, Phillip Harpenau of Clinton, Ind., “leads by example and has natural charisma and charm. He loves to learn new things and enjoys challenging tasks. He gets along with everyone,” said Emily Cannon, instructor of nursing at Indiana State.

BY Indianastate

Does privacy still exist?

In a digital age when many share every detail of their lives and cyber-security breaches are more and more common, we ask computer experts and business professionals what’s the future for our data.

BY Sadie All, '15

Corry Smith, ’15

Chicago native Corry Smith works as a welcome team coordinator in the Office of Admissions. “However, his real title should be giver because he has a servant’s heart,” said Tracy Osborne of Smith, who is a human development and family studies major interning with Terre Haute Big Brothers, Big Sisters. “His whole life is about serving others. When he walks into a room, he gives everyone a hug and asks them about their day.” He calls Richton Park, Ill., home for now.

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