Michael Scott Jr., ’10

Sycamore-turned-Ivy-leaguer to deliver alumni address at winter commencement on Dec. 16 in the Hulman Center.

BY Betsy Simon

Education abroad

Faculty and students from Indiana State’s Bayh College of Education share ideas with the University of Cape Coast in Ghana.

BY Indianastate

What are the obstacles to student success?

Obstacles to graduating on time — or at all — can be numerous and varied for many students, so Indiana State opts for an “intrusive” advising approach to ensure success. And it’s working.

BY Sarah Kuta

Verlain Betofe, ’10

A standout football player and a teenager who wasn’t perfect, Verlain Betofe speaks from experience when he mentors youth from his old neighborhood to stay in school and make good choices.

BY Jackie Sheckler Finch

Why finish in four?

In the first of a series following up on the Chronicle of Higher Education’s recent article featuring Indiana State, we explore why it’s important — for both students and State — to earn their degrees on time.

BY Sarah Kuta

Nothing ‘Normal’ about this renovation

When renovations are complete in fall 2015, Normal Hall will be the home of two core units that are integral to the student success mission — University College and the Center for Student Success.

BY Dave Taylor

Lifelines

Indiana State’s First-Generation Faculty Mentoring Program aims to ease the transition from high school to college for first-generation college students, a term most commonly defined as students whose parents did not complete a bachelor’s degree.

BY Betsy Simon