When Indianapolis native Kya Jackson isn’t cheering on her fellow Sycamores, she’s learning the latest in cybercrime security.
Of Indiana State, that is! Derek Griffin, ’20, went from thinking he wasn’t college material to aspiring to lead the university some day.
He has worked in Tanzania with the U.S. Army and helps the homeless in Terre Haute — no wonder this criminology and criminal justice major from Brownsburg, Ind., feels a kinship with Captain America!
A criminology and criminal justice major from Chrisman, Ill., Benjamon Brinkley may be a freshman, but he’s racking up upperclassman-level experiences.
State’s industry partnerships help shape the university’s degree offerings to align closely with workforce needs, which means students are going into in-demand fields and are prepared to hit the ground running after graduation.
Sycamore who was the Indiana Department of Corrections’ first paid summer intern wowed her supervisors. “She has a great future,” according to the internship coordinator.
Hailing from Georgetown, Ill., De’Ja Echols is a criminology major and would love to be able to sing as well as Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston or Tina Turner. Just don’t ask to touch her hair!