College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Janet Larson (BA, 1977), a 40-year veteran of the healthcare industry and recently retired as vice president of clinical resources and consulting for Encompass Group LLC, McDonough, GA was awarded The International Association for Healthcare Textile Management (IAHTM) Lifetime Achievement Award. Among the many endorsements submitted on behalf of her nomination, Melanie Miller RN CVAHP CNOR had this to say about Larson: "Janice Larson is a powerful strategist, educator, analyst, mentor and leader.... She has always been the face of the textile industry going the extra step on behalf of patients and caregivers nationally and globally."
Alan January (PhD, 1976) received the Eli Lilly Lifetime Achievement Award from the Indiana Historical Society. The Award is given to an individual who has made extraordinary contributions over an extended period of time to the field of history and/or the affairs of the Indiana Historical Society.