Michael Scott Jr., ’10

Sycamore-turned-Ivy-leaguer to deliver alumni address at winter commencement on Dec. 16 in the Hulman Center.

BY Betsy Simon

Commencement speakers reflect on Indiana State experience

Cheryl Roberson, ’90, is an executive with the world’s second largest aircraft engine manufacturer, and Martha Reed, ’15, is an Indiana State staff member completing her bachelor’s degree at an age when many people are thinking about retirement.

BY Dave Taylor

Eston “Bud” Perry, ’61

A 1961 graduate of the College of Health and Human Services, Bud Perry says decide what you want in life and go after it. He does.

BY Jackie Sheckler Finch


Connia Nelson, ’77

Connia Nelson, who is senior vice president for human resources with Verizon Communications, treats others as she would like to be treated.

BY Jackie Sheckler Finch

Todd Osburn, ’85

When he graduated from Indiana State University in the Class of 1985, Todd Osburn had no idea he would one day be commencement speaker for a future graduating class. “Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think that would happen.” Now a founding partner at Greyrock Capital in Chicago, Osburn will be the honored Read more…

BY Jackie Sheckler Finch

Sally Neville, ’74

Neville followed her destiny to become one of the nation’s leading advocates for HIV and AIDS research and treatment.

BY Indianastate