Issue 02 Summer 2020
A virus invades the world. And students at USI learn what it means to adapt to the world's bizarre, new normal.
If the words "summer camp" bring to mind sleeping bags, cookouts and the ever-present threat of mosquitoes and ticks, think again. The bytes in this summer camp were anything but painful. In fact, they were downright fun.
If you want to see quality in education, look at the educators who do the work. We do so every year—and are pleased to recognize these four faculty members.
When you pop the top off your favorite beverage and take a nice, big swig, you know there's nothing else like it in the world. The experience is distinctive—just as the experience of those who partake of an education from Romain College of Business should be.
Dean Cathy Carey talks about the College's new strategic plan.
Try to measure their contributions, and you can't. What they gave is more than the sum of 133 years. Or the countless hours of lecturing, grading, listening and mentoring. Perhaps the best way to estimate these emeritus/emerita educators is to listen as they look back.
One of the most well-known faculty members at USI has officially retired. But you might still see him on campus, chatting with students and making a difference.
When life gives you lemons, you can feel squeezed. Students and teachers felt as much when classrooms shuttered in the Spring, causing an abrupt shift in modes of learning. People adapted by necessity. Some even found ways to make lemonade.
As president of First Bank in Carmi, Illinois, Nikki Roser is responsible for the operations of the bank and its subsidiaries in five Illiana counties. The thing that really gets her going in the morning... the idea of economic development—especially with one particular group of people.