College of Education and Public Policy

Student Success Story

Kody Tinnel

Kody Tinnel earned a B.S.P.A. in 2012 and an M.P.A. in 2015. His professional experience includes roles at IPFW, Community Action of Northeast Indiana (now Brightpoint), and his current role at FWCS in Human Resources. Kody, appointed to the Metropolitan Human Relations Commission in 2014, believes his education gave him the knowledge and skills necessary to be a valuable member of the greater community.

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Awards & Recognition


Dr. Rayburn was one of many nominees for the Linda and Jerry Vandeveer Impact Award honoring citizens for their community service efforts. This is the inaugural year for the award presented by the Board of Commissioners in honor of Jerry and the late Linda Vandeveer. Though she was not the recipient for the award this year, we congratulate her nomination and recognition.

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