Class of 2021
Indiana University Kokomo is proud of the accomplishments of the Class of 2021, and congratulates them on graduating. Here are a few of their inspiring stories:
Achievements recognized in School of Sciences ceremony
The Indiana University Kokomo School of Sciences honored students for their success during the 2020 to 2021 academic year, at the annual honors convocation, held virtually Monday (May 10).
Humanities and Social Sciences reward students for academic success
The Indiana University Kokomo School of Humanities and Social Sciences honored students for their achievements during the academic year, during its annual honors convocation Monday (May 10).
Radiologic sciences students honored for success
Indiana University Kokomo saluted 29 members of the Class of 2021 in the field of radiologic science during its annual recognition ceremony.
School of Business honors graduate, undergraduate accomplishments
Indiana University Kokomo’s School of Business commemorated the achievements of its students — graduate and undergraduate — during its annual honors ceremony Friday (May 7).
Mother and daughter prepare to graduate together
Indiana University Kokomo’s Commencement will be extra special for one mother and daughter, as they celebrate their accomplishments together.
Nursing professionals congratulated for accomplishments
Nearly 100 health care professionals earned accolades from the Indiana University Kokomo School of Nursing, at its annual recognition ceremony.
Newly-minted teachers lauded in recognition ceremony
The Indiana University Kokomo School of Education celebrated its newest graduates, in a virtual recognition ceremony Wednesday (May 5).
Future nurse follows family career tradition
Growing up, Nolan Deboy liked going to work with his grandmother, a nurse. In May, he will graduate from IU Kokomo, her alma mater, with a nursing degree.
Senior’s artwork influenced by Latino culture class
Adrian Gazcon looks forward to a career as a working artist, creating drawings and paintings influenced by his immigrant family’s Latino culture.
Finding her place leads student to success
Sydney McIlrath wasn’t sure college was for her. A professor who spotted her talent in communication made the difference, leading to successful graduation.
Basketball senior contributes on and off the court
When injury ended Antoin Clifton’s basketball season, he found other ways to be part of the team — including being an unofficial coach and community volunteer.
NYC trip leads to career shift, grad school
A KEY trip to New York City changed Alyssa Pier’s life. Visiting some of the world’s top museums led her to shift her career from counseling to museum studies.
Senior takes winding path to computer science degree
After starting college as a nursing major, Alex Martakis discovered computer science — because of friends he made when he joined the choir.
Graduate reflects on journey from GED to bachelor’s degree
Angela Bailiff returned to college after decades in the workforce. As a graduate, she hopes to teach and teach others to believe in their abilities.
International graduate pays forward
Elizabeth Dada left her home in Nigeria at age 18, chasing her dream of becoming a nurse. She found a second home earning her degree at IU Kokomo.
Senior perseveres, graduates in 3 years
The fact Mikaeka Marcus graduated in two and a half years is impressive. Add in that she’s legally blind and has other health concerns, and it’s more impressive.
Student teacher builds confidence in the classroom
Flexibility is key when you do your student teaching during a global pandemic. Allison Sears learned to adjust while completing her education degree.
Commencement planned May 11, honors 2020, 2021 classes
Indiana University Kokomo celebrates the accomplishments of the Class of 2020 and the Class of 2021, at its Commencement ceremony Tuesday, May 11.
Colombian student finds new family in Indiana
When Yudi Gil Hernandez came to the United States from Colombia, her plan was to take a few English classes to improve her skills, and then return home to be a language teacher.