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Famous Vincennes University Alumni

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List of famous alumni from Vincennes University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Vincennes University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Vincennes University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Vincennes University are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Vincennes University.

The list you're viewing is made up of graduates like John Mellencamp and Shawn Marion.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Vincennes University?” and “Which celebrities are Vincennes University alumni?”
  • John Mellencamp is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Vincennes University Alumni
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    John J Mellencamp (born October 7, 1951), previously known as Johnny Cougar, John Cougar, and John Cougar Mellencamp, is an American musician, singer-songwriter, painter, and actor. He is known for his catchy, populist brand of heartland rock, which emphasizes traditional instrumentation. Mellencamp rose to fame in the 1980s while "honing an almost startlingly plainspoken writing style” that, starting in 1982, yielded a string of Top 10 singles, including "Hurts So Good," "Jack & Diane," "Crumblin' Down," "Pink Houses," "Lonely Ol' Night," "Small Town," "R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A.," "Paper in Fire,” and "Cherry Bomb." He has amassed 22 Top 40 hits in the United States. In addition, he holds the... more on Wikipedia
    • Profession: Painter, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor
    • Age: 68
    • Birthplace: Seymour, Indiana, United States of America

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  • Shawn Marion is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Vincennes University Alumni
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    Shawn Dwayne Marion (born May 7, 1978) is an American former professional basketball player who played 16 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Marion finished his career as a four-time NBA All-Star and a one-time NBA champion, helping the Dallas Mavericks win their maiden title in 2011. Nicknamed "The Matrix" by former NBA player Kenny Smith during the preseason of his rookie year, he was widely regarded as one of the most versatile players in the league because of his athleticism and ability to play and defend many positions. He was also known for his unorthodox shooting form.... more on Wikipedia
    • Profession: Basketball player
    • Age: 42
    • Birthplace: Waukegan, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Carl Christopher Landry (born September 19, 1983) is an American professional basketball player for the Hiroshima Dragonflies of the B.League . The 6'9", all-conference power forward played college basketball for the Purdue Boilermakers from 2004 to 2007. He is the older brother of Shenita Landry and Marcus Landry.... more on Wikipedia
    • Profession: Basketball player
    • Age: 37
    • Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America
  • Newton Lee is a computer scientist who is an author and administrator in the field of education and technology commercialization. He is known for his total information awareness book series.... more on Wikipedia
    • Profession: Computer scientist
    • Birthplace: Hong Kong, China
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