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The College Luminaries Program is where ambition meets accomplishment.

The College of Arts and Sciences Luminaries Program gives College undergraduate students a unique opportunity to gain leadership and professional experience that will help them transition into life after earning their degree.

We're looking for people who want to inspire and be inspired.

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Luminaries Annual Fall Forum 2019

The Luminaries Annual Fall Forum is a two-day event where influential alumni, called Luminaries, return to campus to share their experiences and stories. The weekend features classroom visits, student group interactions, panel discussions, and a meet and greet.

Current + Past Luminaries

  1. Adewale Ogunleye

    B.A. English, 1999

  2. Howard R. 'Skip' Elliott

    B.A. Criminal Justice and English, 1977

  3. Jennifer Crittenden

    B.A. Linguistics, French, and Film Studies, 1981

  4. Laura Cashill

    B.A. Telecommunications, 1994

  5. Pat McCaskey

    B.A. English, 1977

  6. Regina Bradley

    M.A. African American and African Diaspora Studies, 2008

  7. Donna Cragle, Ph.D.

    B.A. Biology, 1974

  8. Jeffrey Rothenberg, M.D.

    B.S. Cell Biology, 1985

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  1. Read 'Accepting Hoosier Host Applications for 2019-20'

    Accepting Hoosier Host Applications for 2019-20

    Hoosier Hosts build important connections with the Luminaries to learn how an arts and sciences education equips students with skills and training that stand the test of time.

  2. Read 'Alumnus Steve Patton: On First Amendment Rights and Public Safety'

    Alumnus Steve Patton: On First Amendment Rights and Public Safety

    During his visit, Steve Patton discussed his experience balancing first amendment rights and public safety during the 2012 NATO Summit in Chicago.

  3. Read 'Student Success Story: Samantha Strong'

    Student Success Story: Samantha Strong

    Samantha Strong wasn't expecting to get her dream job right out of college, but when she did, she couldn't have been more excited.

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Whether you're a student finding your passion or an Arts and Sciences graduate looking to give back to the next generation, the College Luminaries Program has a place for you.

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