Robert Shipley, ’17

“A_Shipload_of_Awesome” might be his Instagram handle, but we think it’s also a spot-on description for Robert Shipley of Syracuse, Ind. A health sciences major with a minor in business administration, Shipley was a combat medic in the U.S. Army. Thank you for your service!

BY Indianastate

Khari Jones, ’17

A member of the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization and a contributor to UrbanSocial Magazine, Khari Jones of Chicago is a recreation sports management major with a minor in nonprofit leadership alliance.

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Joyce, ’80, GR ’95, and David, ’79, Boeglin

College sweethearts during the Larry Bird era, the Boeglins made their home in Terre Haute and raised a family here — and have proudly watch the progress their alma mater has made over the years.

BY Jackie Sheckler Finch

50 years of refreshment

Most of us can’t remember a time when Gatorade didn’t exist, but the sports beverage owes a large part of its permanence to an Indianapolis business — that, and it works.

BY Donovan Wheeler, ’91, GR ’08

Kelsay Irby, ’17

An online LPN to BSN student, Kelsay Irby lives in Port Orchard, Ind. “Our claim to fame is that we are the town that Debbie Macomber uses as the setting for most of her books. Some people here are VERY proud of this fact. VERY,” she said.

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Audrey Ortiz, ’17

Master of occupational therapy student Audrey Ortiz just finished her fieldwork experience in Wichita, Kansas. While other college students spent their spring break relaxing, Ortiz and five other Sycamores served orphans with severe disabilities in Haiti.

BY Indianastate

The bucket list

The dad of an Indiana State student keeps his word and goes back to school after losing — or, winning? — a bet with his daughter.

BY Betsy Simon