KOKOMO, Ind. — Nearly 100 people kicked off the celebration of Indiana University Kokomo’s 75th anniversary with a day of golf.
Chancellor Susan Sciame-Giesecke welcomed golfers to the Wildcat Creek Golf Course, and shared recent developments on campus. She highlighted the record enrollment for the fall semester, construction of the student events and activities center, and the success of the 12 athletic programs, including the new women’s soccer team.
There are a lot of great things happening on our campus,” she said. “We are grateful and thankful for the people who believe in our students and keep us moving forward at all times.”
Coaches and players from the men’s basketball, and women’s tennis, soccer, and volleyball teams also attended to greet golfers and share updates about their groups.
Tade Powell, communications and public relations director for presenting sponsor First Farmers Bank & Trust, said he is proud IU and IU Kokomo have continued to lead innovation in higher education.
They continue to reflect the needs of this community in particular, and the state of Indiana,” he said. “To have an organization and institution in Kokomo serving this community as representative of who we are in this part of the state is fantastic.”
The team representing the IU Bloomington Real Estate Office and the Kokomo Jackrabbits won first place. Golfers were Jason Banach, Charles Northrop, Jeffrey Kaden, and John Perszyk.
Members of the second place team were Mike Morgan, Linda Morgan, Tom Lane, and Brandi Jones.
First Farmers Bank & Trust was presenting sponsor, with Rozzi’s Catering providing lunch. Brad Howell Ford was the hole-in-one sponsor.
Indiana University Kokomo celebrates 75 years as north central Indiana’s choice for higher education.