ISU president presents gift for governor’s mother

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — During a visit from Gov. Eric Holcomb to the Indiana State University campus, university president Deborah Curtis presented him with a special give his mother.

Holcomb was attending a luncheon to raise funds for an ISU Habitat for Humanity project.

Near the end of the luncheon, Curtis invited her co-chair for the event, Bernice Helman, Vice President of the Coldwell Banker Helman Agency, to the stage with Nancy Rogers, ISU’s Vice President for University Engagement, and Heidi Mitchell, Executive Director of Wabash Valley Habitat for Humanity.

Together, they presented Holcomb with a Sycamore leaf to give his mother, Marcia, a 1963 graduate of Indiana State University.

“Please take this special Sycamore leaf to her to remind her of her days at Indiana State and let her know that we would be happy to host her on our campus any time,” Curtis said.

Holcomb’s brother is also a graduate of the university.

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