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.
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.
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Communication student Esther Musau, ’16, taps her fellow international students and tells their stories and first impressions of America through a video project.
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.
Moe is a registered therapy dog and the only one in Terre Haute actively visiting at this time, according to Linda McQuiston, assistant nursing professor at Indiana State and Moe’s human.
“Let me tell you about the smartest student I know,” said Tracy Osborne, director of New Student Transition Programs & Testing. “Not only does he maintain a high GPA, he is the director of pride and traditions for student government and a member of Pi Kappa Alpha. He is a natural leader on this campus, and I am continued to be amazing by his ability to manage his school, work, co-curricular and life balance with the highest standards.” Rodney Lockman is a Terre Haute native majoring in biology with a minor in chemistry.