Joy Rowe Blang
Graduation Year: 1992
Induction Year: 2004
Sport (s): Women's Golf

Joy Rowe Blang ’92, in the course of earning four varsity letters in golf, also was a three-time All-American by virtue of top-ten finishes in the Division III National Golf Coaches Association Championships in 1990, 1991 and 1992. Her team also earned top three finishes in that tournament in each of her four years at DePauw. Blang graduated with a B.A. in elementary education, and served her senior year as vice president of the education honorary society Kappa Delta Pi. She earned a master’s of public affairs (M.P.A.) with a concentration in non-profit management from Indiana University (1996). Blang has taught 5th and 6th grade, has held several positions with Executive Service Corps, a non-profit organization of retired executives serving as volunteer business consultants and youth mentors, and she was director of Americorps National Service Program, overseeing 36 volunteers working in the area of child abuse and domestic violence prevention. She has been an active volunteer, receiving the Starlight Award for outstanding contribution to the Junior League of Cincinnati for grant writing and fund-raising efforts, and serving as both president and vice president of community service projects with the Milford (Ohio) MOMS Club. She also has represented DePauw at college fairs. Blang and her husband, David ’92, and their two children, John (4) and Caroline (2), live in Milford, Ohio.