Mike Hatton, ’02

Broadcast alumnus is starring in the already critically acclaimed “Green Book,” which opens this month and features some of Hollywood’s heavyweights.

BY Libby Roerig

Are you empowered to achieve more? She is.

Kayla Carmichael, ’19, a student employee of University Marketing, wows us with how she spent her summer as in Microsoft’s New England Research and Development in Boston.

BY Kayla Carmichael, '19

Seizing opportunity

Senior communication major Garrett Short’s impressive resume — and know-how — lands him his first-choice internship at KBJR 6, an NBC station in Duluth, Minn.

BY Betsy Simon


Natalie Shanks, ’19

A communication major from Terre Haute, Natalie Shanks landed an internship with the 500 Festival this spring. Ironically, Shanks says she is a “paranoid” driver, and the festival celebrates the iconic IndyCar race.

BY Indianastate

Natalie Smailis, ’12, GR’14

Alumna ignited her go-getter attitude while participating in — and founding — an assortment of student organizations at State.

BY Betsy Simon

Kenya Woodard, ’02

The search for a part-time job to help pay for college changed the trajectory of this alumna’s career — and the place she calls home.

BY Jackie Sheckler Finch