Alumni Affairs

Alumni Events

June 29-30, 2018
Recognizing the Classes of
’93, ’98, ’03, ’08, & ’13

Every class is welcome and encouraged to attend. We look forward to seeing you!

Need somewhere to stay?

We’ve made arrangements with Courtyard by Marriott in Muncie for that weekend. Click here for reservations.

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Schedule of Events

Friday, June 29th
6:00 p.m.Check-in and registration at Wagoner Hall, meet and greet, appetizers with faculty/staff
8:00 p.m.Academy Movie: “Automotive” – Writer, Director and Academy alum Tom Glynn, Class of 1992 – BSU Student Center, Cardinal Hall
Refreshments following the movie in Wagoner lounge until 11:00 p.m.
TBA“Tell Your Story” – Videotaping of alums – Wagoner lounge on Friday and Saturday
Saturday, June 30th
9:00 a.m.Check-in and registration at Wagoner Hall
9:30 a.m.Welcome by Dr. Vickie Barton, BSU Student Center, Cardinal Hall
10:00 a.m.Slide Show presentations for each class being recognized in Burris Classrooms
10:30 a.m.Academy Campus Tours begin at Wagoner Hall
11:00 a.m.Colloquiums in Burris Classrooms
12:00 p.m.Picnic in the Burris Backyard beginning featuring food from Grand Grilling to Go
1:30 p.m.Quiz Bowl – Burris Auditorium
2:30 p.m.Student Panel – featuring current Academy students – Burris Auditorium
3:30 p.m.State of the Academy/Farewell with Dr. Barton – Burris Auditorium
Saturday Evening
Open for each class to plan their own group gatherings, in Muncie or other preferred locations

Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Kian Karimi ’98

Dr. Kian is serving his fifth year as one of the team plastic surgeons for the Los Angeles Kings Hockey organization. He is a volunteer lecturer and clinical instructor for the UCLA medical students and residents. Dr. Kian is nationally recognized and has been featured on “EXTRA!” and CBS “The Doctors” for his cutting-edge, minimally-invasive aesthetic techniques.

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Alumni Updates

New job? New baby? New adventures? News of any kind? E-mail your update, including pictures to and we will post it here.

Justine Izah (2016), currently attending IU, was recently awarded a Davidson Fellows Scholarship.

Josh Fryback (2000) is back in Evansville as Civil’s Midwest chief financial officer, and recently did a Q&A about his career path.

Tony Hatala (2000) met with President Obama at the first annual White House Demo Day.

Keely Chaisson (2006) is the Director of Curriculum Development at Vault Prep in Los Angeles, California.

Jonathon Staff (2011) is a Software Engineer at Disney ABC Television Group in Burbank, California.

Jessica Andres (2010) is a Registered Nurse at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio.

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