Evan Stieler '17, Biology

From Evansville to Boston. Read how Evan’s professors gave him the confidence to apply to Ivy League medical schools and the knowledge to transition to medical school without skipping a beat.

Anjali Patel '19, Biology

Outside of the classroom, Anjali works as a peer advisor at the Romain College of Business Advising Center. Read how she has been shaped by her boss’s positive attitude, support of students, and enthusiasm for small victories.

Chaze Patrick M'18, Public Administration

After serving his country as a marine, Chaze continued to serve his community through his work with veterans at USI and volunteer work. Read how he uses his passion and positivity to inspire those around him.

Elle Floyd '18, Economics

Advice to seize opportunities before her led Elle to study abroad and find her mission and purpose. Read about Elle’s plans to pursue work that promotes education and human development.

Dr. Kent Scheller, Physics

Dr. Scheller has fun in the classroom, using multiple methods to empower and impact his students. Read how Dr. Scheller's open door approach breaks through barriers to learning.

Alfonso Aldana Jr. '21, Geology

An interest that began as a fifth grader led Alfonso to pursue his passion for understanding how the Earth works. Read how his professors inspired him to achieve his long-term career goals.

Dr. Stephanie Young, Communication

Connection and a love of teaching are why her students and colleagues call her a role model. Read about Dr. Young’s philosophy of approaching teaching as a two-way conversation.