Behind the success of Indiana State’s track and field program is a star coach — well, a few star coaches.
Jason Miles, ’73, has had a successful career in the music industry by working hard and being unique. Now, he encourages aspiring musicians to do the same.
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?”
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 reputation.
Indiana State adjunct professor Soulaf Abas, ’08, GR ’13, works to help Syrian refugee children heal with an art and letter exchange with students in Terre Haute. Her work is described as a ray of hope in the midst of the brutality and fighting.
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.
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.