A million ways to serve

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.

BY Sarah Kuta

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.

BY Indianastate

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


Serving others

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.

BY Dave Taylor


Caring for the community

Sycamores play important roles in a free, student-run clinic that serves Terre Haute and the surrounding area.

BY Elise Lima