What does diversity mean at State?

Indiana State has long had the most diverse residential student body of any public institution in the state — and programs such as student affairs and higher education, nursing and others are leading the charge to create an even more inclusive campus.

BY Sarah Kuta

Winsome Lenfert, ’95

Alumna is a leader at the Federal Aviation Administration’s Office of Airports. “I still use a lot of the advice … my professors gave me. I couldn’t have gotten there without Indiana State University.”

BY Brian Hudgins

Kayleigh Bordner, ’17

It’s no wonder Kayleigh Bordner and her “Flying Sycamores” teammates placed second in this year’s 40th Annual Air Race Classic. The Flora, Ind., native is double majoring in professional aviation flight technology and aviation management … and has a minor in unmanned systems. She and her team earned $3,000 and Bose A20 headsets each for their success.

BY Indianastate

Lydia Kost, ’17

A native of Georgetown, Ind., Lydia Kost is a member of Team Classic 5 “Flying Sycamores” that placed second in this year’s 40th Annual Air Race Classic. Kost is majoring in professional flight technology and aviation management with a minor in unmanned systems. She and her team earned $3,000 and Bose A20 headsets each for their success.

BY Indianastate

Matt Gommel, ’94

Gommel said Indiana State prepared him well for his career, although he never imagined he would one day fly bigwigs in corporate jets.

BY Dave Taylor

What does State stand for? Diversity

Indiana State’s story is best told through its graduates and faculty. Here is one of a dozen people who exemplifies the university’s key qualities.

BY Indianastate