Storytelling is one of the most important ways we connect as human beings. This practice is even more vital during the COVID-19 pandemic, as we keep physically distant from one another to stop the spread of this deadly virus. We have so many stories to tell in any year and this time is no different. This issue of Foundations is full of stories illustrating human connections we are making with each other and our community.A message from the Chancellor Read more stories from this issue
The journey of Dr. Bunmi Okanlami is the stuff of movies. Her story has drama, heartbreak, adventure, and joy.
"I appreciated having a diverse group of people who also lived around the area. While we were all somewhat local, we all came from different areas of Michiana and that helped form a unique atmosphere."
In the three years since the battle began, alumni and friends have raised more than $53,800 to benefit our talented Titan scholars. These Alumni Scholarship Program funds support scholarships awarded to undergraduate and graduate students.
Submit a story of your own
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IU South Bend Alumni Association
Your membership in the IU Alumni Association makes Indiana University stronger by providing scholarships for students, creating a global alumni network, keeping alumni informed about IU, connecting alumni through programs and services, and supporting international outreach.
Dear fellow alumni,
We have experienced a year like no other. Between the pandemic, and the racial and political divide in this county, we have faced challenges, hardships, heartbreak, and loss. Our strength and perseverance have been tested. Hopefully through all of this, we have also found moments of redemption and joy; moments of love and true belonging.Read the full letter from the Director
Championing diversity, equity and inclusion
As the nation and our community struggle to make sense of racial inequities, police brutality and social injustices, IU South Bend faculty, staff and alumni are creating and nurturing initiatives to foster meaningful dialogues and create awareness on campus and in their communities around these very difficult, divisive issues.Continue reading
Share your story–we mean it when we say: keep in touch! Let your classmates know what you’ve been up to and submit a class note.Notes from this issue
We are always looking for fresh ideas to cover in the magazine. Contact us if you’d like to give feedback, suggest a story idea, or contribute a feature article.Contact us