- IU Southeast Distinguished Alumni Award (2012)
- A.S., 1977; B.G.S., 1978
BIOGRAPHYJerry Finn (A.S. '77, B.G.S. '78) is the executive director of the Horseshoe Foundation of Floyd County and a national trainer, author, and consultant. He received two undergraduate degrees from Indiana University - Southeast and a Master's in Theological Studies from St. Meinrad School of Theology.
Finn is President of the New Albany-Floyd County Education Foundation and serves on several local boards and committees including the Board of Directors of the Indiana Youth Institute, Indiana Dollars for Scholars, and Rotary Club of New Albany. He also serves on the Governor's Bi-State Bridge Authority for Louisville and Indiana, the Governance Council of Youth Count, and the steering committee for the Youth Philanthropy Initiative of Indiana. He is vice-president of Keep New Albany Clean and Green and a committee member with Develop New Albany. He is involved with the Regional Economic Coalition of Southern Indiana, the Grantmakers of Southeastern Indiana, and the 21st Century Scholars collaboration. Finn received the 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award from his alma mater for his community service.