Of Indiana State, that is! Derek Griffin, ’20, went from thinking he wasn’t college material to aspiring to lead the university some day.
As advocates for their peers and teammates, Sycamores know leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
Sororities and fraternities offer a place for strong social bonds, but they also improve academic performance and give aspiring leaders a chance to hone their skills.
Vice President of Student Affairs Willie Banks says ‘there is no barometer on being black.’ He uses his experiences of the world, his loving family and encounters with intolerance to make the campus a better place for Sycamores.
A “double Sycamore,” Mari A. Swayne hopes to some day earn her Ph.D. at Indiana State and become a “triple.”
State’s new Vice President for Student Affairs Willie Banks Jr. says he is inspired by students who persevere and succeed, despite the odds.
Indiana State’s new Provost Mike Licari likes punk rock and launching rockets, but he’s also dedicated to service and helping students.