Students will soon see officers patrolling the campus on Trek police mountain bikes, wearing police uniforms specifically designed for bicycling. The bike patrols are part of Chief Jerry Williams’ plans to increase campus safety and create positive relationships with the campus community.
Freshman Craig Simon surprisingly found that an impromptu game of pingpong with the deputy mayor of Dongyang, China, Kokomo’s sister city, would score him the opportunity of a lifetime as the first-ever traveling diplomat for Indiana University Kokomo and a local school corporation.
In July, the Indiana University Kokomo freshman and her sister Lesly, a junior, returned to the orphanage that was their home for seven years, this time as missionaries. They led a group from Kokomo’s Taylor High School to build a house for the children, and to take them bowling. Their younger brother Allan also was part of the group.
Babb & Glenn
Senior psychology majors Alexius Babb and Alexandra Glenn were among those students honored for their research projects at the 19th annual Indiana University Undergraduate Research Conference, which included nearly 80 projects by students from all eight IU campuses.
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Finding your community
Enactus members help rebuild Kokomo skate park
Local skateboarders perfect their kickflips and ollies at a newly renovated skate park, with help from Indiana University Kokomo’s Enactus chapter. The student organization, mostly comprised of business students, consulted with Anthony Tucker, the new owner of DK’s Mainstreet Skatepark, helping him update it before its recent grand reopening.
On a slightly overcast day, Anthony Willman and his classmates in an energy and green chemistry class set up a Fresnel lens in front of Hunt Hall on the Indiana University Kokomo campus, experimenting with the ability of the solar heat concentrator to produce energy.
We uphold a culture rich in tradition and excellence - a culture that penetrates and inspires everything we do every day at IU Kokomo. It’s a state of mind that connects us and drives us forward.
A Vibrant Community
In the summer we listen to live music downtown after a stop at the city farmers' market and later we enjoy one of our favorite culinary hot spots. Kokomo's an exciting place to call home.
Arts and Culture
We’re a place with deep roots in innovation, creativity, and discovery. From artisan glassworks to the invention of the first gas-poweredengine, Kokomo has a rich history ofdreamers, doers, and artists.
Love of the Outdoors
We take recreation seriously, and with miles and miles of trails, canoeing and kayaking, golf courses, and cycling trails, Kokomo has everything you need for your next outdoor adventure.
The Heart of it All
Located just 50 short miles north of Indianapolis and less than 3 hours from Chicago, Kokomo has the soul of a small community in close proximity to some world-class Midwestern cities.