Indiana University has hundreds of thousands of alumni living all over the world making a difference. It really is something special to say that you have attended Indiana University and that you have experienced all the things that this university has to offer. In a few short weeks, the number of alumni will increase as new IU graduates make their way to graduate school, the military, or the workforce. However, there are already some very notable IU alumni that everyone should know about. These individuals are from all backgrounds and industries.
Sage Steele: Sports Anchor for ESPN’s SportsCenter
Jordan Howard: Running Back for Chicago Bears
Kyle Schwarber: 2016 World Series Champion with Chicago Cubs
Yogi Ferrell: Basketball Player for Dallas Mavericks
Mark Cuban: Owner of Dallas Mavericks, Investor on Shark Tank
Jamie Hyneman: Owner of M5 Industries and Co-Host on Mythbusters
Mike Pence: Current Vice President of the United States and former Indiana Governor
Arts & Culture
Hoagy Carmichael: American composer, pianist, singer, actor, and bandleader
Suzanne Collins: Author of The Hunger Games Trilogy and The Underland Chronicles
Ernie Pyle: Pulitzer Prize Winning American Journalist
Jim Cornelison: National Anthem Singer for the Chicago Blackhawks
It is always important to remember that anyone can make a difference. Who knows? We could have the next famous alum sitting at graduation on May 5th. There is no reason to not aspire to make a difference. Plenty of IU attendees and graduates already have, so why can’t you?