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Recognizing Distinguished Alumni

Four Indiana University alumni will receive IU’s Distinguished Alumni Service Award on June 11 in a virtual ceremony. The award is the highest bestowed on an IU alumna or alumnus by the university. IU President Michael A. McRobbie will present the awards to 2020 honorees Eric C. Deggans, Louise E. Goggans, Ann Shilling Harrison, and …

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Alumni Spotlight: Shawn Plew, BS’04

We continue our volunteer alumni leader video spotlight series with Shawn Plew, BS’04 and President of the IUPUI School of Science Alumni Board. Check out my latest Zoom interview to learn about Shawn, his personal journey with volunteerism, and what is he most proud of from his time with IUAA.

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IUAA Election 2021 is a Wrap!

The members of the Indiana University Alumni Association has elected its 2021-22 Board of Managers and Executive Council. Josh Kornberg, BA’12, of Sellersburg, Ind, elected 2020, will take office as chair on July 1. Vi Simpson, LLB’94, LHD’13, of Bloomington, Ind., elected in 2019, will serve as immediate past chair. See all the Board of …

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Posted in Events, IUAA Policies

2021 IU Alumni Trustee Election

It’s finally here! No, I don’t mean Spring — although the warmer, sunnier days are a gift. I am referencing the 2021 IU Trustee Election. Candidates are now certified, and their names and biographies are now located on the IU Trustee Election website. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 trustee election was canceled. Therefore, two …

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Posted in Events, IUAA Policies

Spotlight: Alicia Webb, BA’04

We continue our volunteer alumni leader video spotlight series with Alicia Webb, BA’04 and Executive Board Member of IUAA Chicago. Check out my latest Zoom interview to learn about Alicia’s advice for alumni looking to volunteer and give back during these odd and uncertain times, and much more!

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Trustee Election 2021

You may remember that because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 trustee election was postponed. That means that two alumni-elected trustees will be chosen in 2021. A Three-year term: Currently this is Donna Spears’s seat. An Additional Two-year term: Pat Shoulders agreed to serve for one additional year because of the pandemic. The newly elected person will …

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A Letter from IU Asian Alumni Association President Paul Park, BS’04, MD’09

The act of giving during the Lunar New Year holidays is as much, if not more, about passing on good wishes and luck for the coming year as it is about the exchange of material goods or cash. This year’s celebration comes close to our recognition of the “shutdown” due to the pandemic but also …

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Posted in History and Inspiration

LGBTQ+ Celebration Weekend: Join Us Virtually!

Since 2008, the IU LGBTQ+ Alumni Association has gathered for Celebration Weekend to acknowledge and honor the achievements of IU LGBTQ+ alumni, staff, faculty, and students. In 2021 we will gather online to remain safe from COVID-19. While we will miss our in-person festivities, this is an opportunity to be more inclusive in our recognitions …

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Posted in Events

Nominating Report: Your New 2021-2022 Leaders

The Governance Committee, led by Chair-elect Josh Kornberg, met this fall and reviewed over 50 submissions to be considered for Executive Council and Board of Managers. The candidate pool was indeed deep with talents, backgrounds, and experiences needed to lead your Alumni Association. These names represent that diversity. Nominations for the 2021-2022 Board of Managers …

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Spotlight: Angela Smith, BA’10, GC’13, BA’20

We continue our volunteer alumni leader video spotlight series with Angela Smith, BA’10, GC’13, BA’20, current president of the Groups Alumni Association. Check out my latest Zoom interview to learn about how her participation in the Groups Scholars Program impacted her life and the Groups Alumni Association’s incredible efforts to support students at IU during …

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Recognize Burnout for Better Worklife Integration

As we enter into the new year of 2021, setting goals and reflecting on the previous year is common, especially after such a memorable (and for some, challenging) 2020. How can we improve? What can we change to make our lives better? Even after a winter break, you may feel the “Sunday Blues” as you …

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Posted in Events, Tips and Tools

IU is headed to the Outback Bowl!

We’re excited to support Big Ten Coach of the Year Tom Allen and the Hoosier football team as they head to Tampa to play Ole Miss in the Outback Bowl on Jan. 2. Kickoff is at 12:30 p.m. on ABC. We join IU Athletics in excitement about the season, and the bowl berth is only …

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