Indiana State students make their mark on campus — and in the community — by applying what they’re learning in the classroom or their life’s passions.
To annually clock more than one million hours of community service, Indiana State students and employees are (almost) always volunteering or thinking of new ways to serve.
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.
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.
Indiana State’s culture of community service extends to the university’s student-athletes, who work hard off the field.
Newly appointed vice president for university engagement says she has spent her lifetime answering a call to serve her community and is inspired by the need for social justice.
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.