Jada Tompkins, ’18

As a member of the hard-working Welcome Team, Jada Tompkins doesn’t let anything stop her — including singing loudly, even though she can’t carry a tune. Jada is an English teaching major (with a creative writing minor) from Terre Haute.

BY Libby Roerig

Morgan Eckert, ’18

Move over Wonder Woman: Morgan Eckert is our new favorite super heroine. A chemistry major from Fort Wayne, Ind., Eckert is Miss Crossroads to America, has deployed twice in the Air National Guard, is slated to be a pilot in the Guard and has developed a nonprofit organization that is partnering with State to meet the needs of the community.

BY Libby Roerig

Building abroad

Sometimes the best lessons — even for an accomplished scholar like Alethia Marrero — come when you push outside your comfort zone.

BY Libby Roerig

What is the impact of the world’s billionaires?

More than 100 years ago, J.D. Rockefeller became the world’s first billionaire — and changed our economy forever. Today’s richest people affect our daily lives, from the phone we use to the price tag on our lawn mower.

BY Betsy Simon

Pamela Chamberlain, ’17

Pamela Chamberlain may not look like one of Metallica’s biggest fans, but she is! The Terre Haute native is a communication major with a concentration in public relations — and she’s happy to play ‘air drums’ any time.

BY Indianastate

Blazing a trail

Sycamore who was the Indiana Department of Corrections’ first paid summer intern wowed her supervisors. “She has a great future,” according to the internship coordinator.

BY Kristen Kilker, '17

How has State’s legacy changed?

There have been name changes, several mascots and a cast of new school colors, but through it all Indiana State has remained steadfast in its mission to make higher education accessible to Hoosiers for almost as long as Indiana has been a state.

BY Betsy Simon