University of Southern Indiana

David L. Rice Alumni Achievement Award

The David L. Rice Alumni Achievement Award recognizes the success of USI alumni who have made positive impacts on the region and beyond. Recipients receive a 10” crystal soaring eagle, a replica of a majestic eagle, the University mascot. The award personifies the vision held by USI’s first president, David L. Rice, of the enormous potential of University of Southern Indiana alumni.


Danyelle Granger

Ms. Danyelle E. Granger M’06
Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion Director, Old National Bancorp

Robert Hon

Mr. Robert A. Hon ’89
Manager Director, Wells Fargo Advisors

Becky Boling

Ms. Becky J. Boling ’75
Stephen R. Lewis, Jr. Professor of Spanish and the Liberal Arts, Carleton College

Eileen Weber

Ms. Eileen M. Weber ’98
Product Manager – Section 1; FGN Global Product Manager Automotive Lighting, Red Spot Paint and Varnish Co., Inc.

Lisa Gish

Ms. Lisa R. Gish ’00 M’04
Director of Clinical Operations, Tri-State Community Clinics, LLC


Keith Jewell

Mr. D. Keith Jewell '86 M'91
President, St. Mary's Health

Bryan Harper

Mr. Bryan R. Harper '96
Executive Producer, Vikings Entertainment Network

Eric Willaims Mr. Eric R. Williams '89
Senior Vice President, Director of Security, Old National Bank
Lisa Hancock Ms. Lisa F. Hancock '97
Senior Vice President, Advisory Services at Marwood Group
Harolyn Torain Ms. Harolyn G. Torain '71
Retired Educator


Jill Chonody

Dr. Jill M. Chonody '95 M'97
Associate Professor, Social Work Program, College of Health and Human Services, Indiana University Northwest

Tonya Heim

Ms. Tonya S. Heim M'03 '08 M'09
Vice President Patient Services and Chief Nursing Officer, Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center

Cathlin Gray Dr. Cathlin S. Gray '85
Associate Superintendent for Family, School, and Community Partnerships, Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation
Michael Good Mr. Michael L. Good '97
Vice President and Strategic Account Manager, Walker Information, Inc.
Donald Brievogel Mr. Donald R. Breivogel, Jr. '83
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Atlas World Group, Inc.


 Chad Hartman Mr. Chad J. Hartmann '95 M'00
Mathematics Teacher, Helfrich Park Middle School, Evansville, Indiana
 Rhonda Brown Ms. Rhonda M. Brown '92
Manager of STEM for Lake County, Florida
 Elizabeth Brown Ms. Elizabeth J. Brown '92 M'04
Principal at ELLO Consulting, LLC; Quality Consultant at LifePoint Hospitals
 David Goodman Mr. David E. Goodman '79
CEO of Advanced Green Technologies and CEO of Edenark Group
 Paul Ramsey Dr. Paul J. Ramsey '99
Assistant Professor, College of Education, Eastern Michigan University


Sheila Hauck Dr. Sheila L. Hauck M'97 D'11
Executive Director of Professional Practice, Oncology and Palliative Care at St. Mary's Medical Center, Evansville, Indiana 
Valerie McKenny Ms. Valerie A. McKinney M'05
Global team lead for pharmaceutical serialization for Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, New Jersey
Joyce Winnecke Ms. Joycelyn Winnecke '82
Vice president and associate editor for the Chicago Tribune, Chicago, Illinois
Joey Barnett Dr. Joey V. Barnett '81
Vice chair in the Department of Pharmacology and past director of Graduate Studies at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee
Wayne Meriwether Mr. Wayne Meriwether
Chief operating officer at Methodist Hospital, Henderson, Kentucky

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