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  • Arts & Humanities

    • Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies

      Master of Science in Architecture
      Keith Conrad
      Managing principal

      Keith Conrad knew when he was 10 years old that he wanted to be an architect. He studied architecture as an undergraduate, earning a bachelor’s More Info

    • Master of Fine Arts in Acting and Directing

      Van Ackerman
      Director of Marketing and Public Relations

      Van Ackerman has taken an unusual path to get where he is today. Ackerman graduated from Ohio State University with a Master of Fine Arts in Acting and Directing in 1985, and after More Info

    • Bachelor of Art in Visual Arts/Art History

      Scott Verchin
      Senior Sales Director

      Unlike some art history students, Scott Verchin had no intention of becoming a teacher. Instead, he earned a bachelor’s degree in art history in 1988 from the State University of New York simply because he loved art. More Info

    • Master of Art in Audiology

      Debbie Abel
      Senior Education Specialist in Business Practices

      Debbie Abel earned a Bachelor of Science in Education from A.T. Still University. She went on to get a Master of Art in Audiology from Kent State University in 1977. She is now the senior education More Info

    • Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Court Reporting

      Teri Lynne Workman
      Freelance court reporter

      Teri Lynne Workman is a freelance court reporter in the Dallas/Fort Worth area of Texas. She earned an associate More Info

    • Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Court Reporting

      Tess Stephenson
      Freelance reporter for two court reporting firms

      Tess Stephenson is a freelance reporter for two court reporting firms. Stephenson also provides onsite/remote CART — Computer Assisted Realtime Translation — for the deaf and hard of hearing. She attended the More Info

    • Master of Divinity

      Bachelor of Science in Accounting
      Roland Selby Jr.
      Managing Consultant

      Roland Selby Jr. currently works as a managing consultant for IBM Global Business Services. Before he took up his current position, he had built an extensive career background in consulting, program management, and top-level business More Info

    • Master of Divinity

      Ryan Wade
      Sales Development Leader

      Ryan Wade is a sales development leader for a large insurance company in the Denver, Colo., area with an educational background in both business and religion. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a minor in religion from Vanguard More Info

    • Associate Degree in Computer Aided Design and Drafting

      Terry Schultz
      Senior Drafter

      After serving in the U.S. Navy for seven years, Terry Schultz earned an Associate Degree in Computer Aided Design and Drafting from the ITT Technical Institute in 1992. Now, he works as a senior drafter, and he’s More Info

    • Bachelor of Arts in English with a Literature Concentration

      Emily Bennett
      Writing Consultant and Writing Studio Facilitator

      Emily Bennett earned a Bachelor of Arts in English with a literature concentration from the University of Houston in 2011. More Info

    • Post Baccalaureate of English and Secondary Education

      Susan Hopkins
      English AP Teacher

      Susan Hopkins has more than 10 years of teaching experience in secondary education. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism/Advertising from the University of More Info

    • Bachelor of Arts in English Literature

      Bachelor’s degree in Spanish Language
      Jessica Baldacchino
      Director of business development

      Jessica Baldacchino is the director of business development at a print management company in Chicago. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English literature and Spanish language from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, along More Info

    • Bachelor of Arts in English Literature

      Sarah Falter
      Publicity Assistant

      Sarah Falter is a publicity assistant for The History Press, a small, traditional publisher in Charleston, S.C. Falter has worked for The History Press More Info

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design

      Laura Krusemark
      Chief Operating Officer and Design Director at International Citizen Design House

      Creative and artistic does not even begin to describe Laura Krusemark, who not only holds a More Info

    • Associate of Arts in Accessory Design

      Lucas Mejia
      Creative Director at Lucas Mejia Designs

      As a child in Colombia, Lucas Mejia watched his mother sew and make clothing. This instilled in him a passion for design and drawing and eventually led him to study fashion design at a More Info

    • Bachelor of Science in Fashion Design

      Pamela Thompson
      Fashion Designer

      Pamela Thompson found her calling in the fashion design when she was only 13 years old. To acquire the skills needed to get her foot in the industry door, she earned an Associate of Applied Science in Fashion More Info

    • Bachelor of Science in Fashion Merchandising

      Kaitlin Hines
      Boutique Manager

      A love of the business side of the fashion world is what led Kaitlin Hines to become a fashion merchandising major. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Fashion Merchandising, with a minor in business, from Texas State University More Info

    • Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance

      Joseph Roberts
      Church Choir Section Leader

      Joseph Roberts earned a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Baylor University in 2006 and he went on to earn his master’s degree in vocal performance in 2008 from the University of Michigan. Roberts, a trained More Info

    • Bachelor of Fine Art in Graphic Design

      Sam Gonzalez
      Art Director, Digital

      Sam Gonzalez earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from Colorado State University in 2009. When he chose graphic design, he wanted to find a way to involve is artistic interests, photography and illustration, in More Info

    • Bachelor of Science and Arts in Graphic Design

      Tim Kaney
      Graphic Designer/Visual Art

      A graphic design graduate of the University of Wisconsin at Madison, Tim Kaney started out as a desktop publishing specialist. Now, just a few years after he graduated, he is a marketing assistant for AKE Safety More Info

    • Bachelor of Arts in History

      Ashley Eyeington
      Archaeological Field Tech

      Ashley Eyeington graduated with bachelor’s degrees in history and archaeology from the University of North Texas (UNT) in 2010. Eyeington said she has been interested in ancient history and archaeology since she was a child, and that interest has More Info

    • Bachelor of Science in Interior Design

      Lauren Simmons
      Owner of Studio L

      Lauren Simmons earned her Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from Abilene Christian University in 2007. Simmons entered the field because she said she has always been a creative person and somewhat artistic, but she didn’t want More Info

    • Masters of Arts in Journalism

      Bachelor’s degree in history
      Justin Hemenway
      Assistant first grade teacher

      An initial interest in reporting professionally on the video game industry drew Justin Hemenway to the graduate journalism program at University of More Info

    • Master of Arts in Linguistics

      Bachelor of Arts in Humanities
      Joe Devney
      Linguistic Consultant

      Joe Devney was working as a technical writer when he decided to venture into graduate school to embark on a new career path. More Info

    • Bachelor of Arts in French Language

      Master of Arts in Humanities, French, and Linguistics
      Nicole Bruland
      Language Specialist and Adjunct Professor

      Nicole Bruland’s passion for language is truly evident in both her education and career. She holds More Info

    • Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance

      Master of Music in Piano Performance
      Cynthia Bova
      Private Piano Teacher

      Cynthia Bova earned her Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from Rice University in 2009. After completing her undergraduate study, she attended Indiana University, earning a Master of Music in Piano Performance. More Info

    • Master of Fine Arts in Photography

      Quinn Jacobson
      Photographer, Artist, and Educator

      Quinn Jacobson has worked in photography for more than 25 years, in which, along with respected photographer, he has become an accomplished author, professor, and More Info

    • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

      Christopher Wink
      Co-founder of Technically Philly

      Christopher Wink is a freelance journalist and co-founder of Technically Philly, a local technology news organization that covers startups, venture capital, digital divide issues and the open government movement in Philadelphia. As a political science major at More Info

    • Master of Science in Political Science

      Bachelor of Science in Political Science and Philosophy
      John Jarowski
      Marketing specialist

      John Jarowski earned a bachelor’s degree in political science in 2004 and a master’s degree in political science in 2008, both from Suffolk University. Today, Jarowski works contractually as a marketing More Info

    • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

      Master of Science in Political Science
      Kathy Elrick
      Office administrative temp

      Kathy Elrick received her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science in Political Science from Illinois State University More Info

    • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

      Bettina Chang
      Editor

      Bettina Chang earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Bachelor of Science in Journalism in 2010 from Northwestern University. She stumbled into psychology while taking required courses in college, and while she did not pursue a career in psychology, More Info

    • Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies

      Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
      Rori Picker Neiss
      Student

      Rori Picker Neiss is a student at Yeshivat Maharat, a pioneering institution training Orthodox Jewish women to be spiritual leaders and halakhic authorities. Rori previously served as Acting Executive Director for Religions More Info

    • Bachelor’s degree in music with emphasis in sound recording technology

      Scott Jordan
      AV consultant, freelance professional audio engineer

      Scott Jordan currently works for an AV consulting firm in Cambridge, Mass. as part of a system More Info

    • Bachelor of Art in Theatre Performance

      Elizabeth Elliott
      Publicity Associate

      Elizabeth Elliot earned a Bachelor of Art in Theater Performance from the University of Kansas in 2010. Although she doesn’t ply her trade on the stage, Elliot said the skills she acquired from her undergraduate program are useful to More Info

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater Design

      Nikki Pierce
      Freelancer, technical stage crew for Royal Caribbean

      Working on the technical side of theater production was a high school passion that Nikki Pierce decided to turn into a career. She earned a bachelor’s degree in theater design — focusing on More Info

    • Master of Divinity in Theology

      Douglas E. Lee
      Executive Director of Presbyterian and Reformed Joint Commission (PRJC) for Chaplains and Military Personnel

      Douglas E. Lee didn’t know what to study at the University of Minnesota, so he followed his girlfriend’s (now wife’s) suggestion to major in radio and More Info

    • Master of Theology in Biblical Studies

      Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling
      Bachelor of Ministry in Theology
      Warren Lamb
      Bible institute director, teaching pastor, biblical counselor

      Warren Lamb is the director of a Bible institute in the More Info

    • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

      Certificate in Community Planning
      Master of Arts in City and Regional Planning
      James Anaston-Karas
      Senior Manager, Community Planner, Issues Advocate

      James Anaston-Karas received his master’s degree in city and regional planning from Ohio State University in 1983. Since then, he has worked to More Info

    • Bachelor of Science in Radio/Television/Film

      Dan Fields
      Online Editorial Assistant

      Dan Fields obtained a Bachelor of Science in Radio, Television and Film from Northwestern University in 2006. After he graduated, Fields shot and edited commercials and product review videos for Tennis Express, one of the largest tennis-specialty retail stores More Info

  • Business

    • Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Management

      Leigh Diamond
      Research and Sales Consultant

      Leigh Diamond earned her Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Management from Northern Arizona University in 1996. She has used this degree to start and maintain a successful career in the broadcast industry. As a research and sales More Info

    • Bachelor of Science in Broadcasting

      James Hammond
      Communications Coordinator at City of East Point

      In 2006, James Hammond earned a Bachelor of Science in Broadcasting with concentrations in broadcast administration and production from Georgia Southern University. He is currently the communications coordinator for the city of East Point, Ga. More Info

    • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration for Finance

      Michael Landrum
      Customer Marketing Representative

      Michael Landrum earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with a concentration in finance, from the University of North Texas in 2011. Now working as a customer marketing representative for a major automobile company, Landrum More Info

    • Bachelor of Science in Business Management

      Chad Wagler
      Personal Training Studio Owner

      Chad Wagler earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Kent State University in 2006. Wagler was drafted by Major League Baseball’s Houston Astros, who he pitched for in the club’s minor league program for four More Info

    • Bachelor of Science in Business Management

      Gabe Johnson
      Operations Manager

      Gabe Johnson earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Southern Connecticut State University in 2007. Although he originally entered the engineering program, Johnson said he switched to management because he didn’t like the engineering classes, and he More Info

    • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Construction Management

      Theodore “Ted” Chrissinger
      Attorney

      Theodore “Ted” Chrissinger earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in construction management from the University of Denver in 1998. While he was still in high school, he More Info

    • Bachelor of Science in Finance and Economics

      Blake Hale
      Planning and Control Analyst

      In 2009, Blake Hale graduated college and faced one of the worst job markets in the nation’s history, particularly in field where he graduated. Undeterred by the bad economy, Hale put his dreams of being an More Info

    • Associate in Science Degree in Hotel Management

      Bachelor of Science Degree in Hospitality Management for Sports and Entertainment Management
      Bridget Ayerle
      Restaurant manager

      Bridget Ayerle has had her foot in the hospitality industry since she was a More Info

    • Master of Science in Library and Information Science

      Bachelor of Business Administration in Management
      Daniel A. Sabol
      Reference Librarian

      As a child, Daniel A. Sabol discovered his love for books at the local library, a love that he would later turn into a career. After completing a More Info

    • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration for Marketing

      Megan Moore
      Events and communications manager for Alliance for Sustainable Colorado

      Megan Moore, an Auburn, Ala. native, graduated from Auburn University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with a major in Marketing. She then moved to Colorado, More Info

    • Graduate Certificate in Magazine Publishing Management

      David Cooper
      Chief Revenue Officer at Format Dynamics
      Media Consultant at Cooper Media Ventures, LLC

      David Cooper has been in media for more than 20 years. In 1993, he earned his graduate certificate in magazine publishing management from New York University to further More Info

  • Communications

  • Education

  • Engineering

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

      Stephen Marshall
      Process Engineer

      Stephen Marshall earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M in 2004. Marshall said his natural curiosity and his interest in chemistry led him into the field, and that the best experiences he had while pursuing More Info

    • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

      Michael Olsen
      Assistant Professor of Geomatics

      Michael Olsen earned his degree in civil engineering from the University of Utah in 2004. Olsen also acquired a master’s degree in civil engineering from the same school in 2005, and a Ph.D. in Structural Engineering from More Info

    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

      Clifford McKeown
      Electrical Engineer

      Clifford McKeown found himself in the engineering field after serving in the United States Marine Corps, where he maintained, inspected, and tested F4-B and F4-J type More Info

    • Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering

      Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
      Stephen M. Butler
      Senior Electrical Engineer

      Stephen Butler has more than 10 years of experience as an electrical engineer. His areas of More Info

    • Associate of Applied Science in Electronics Technology

      Cliff Wells
      Senior Electronics Technician

      Cliff Wells has been working in the electronics industry for more than 30 years, in which he has been responsible for testing, maintaining, and repairing all types of electronics, from radios to laser projectors. In 1986, he More Info

    • Associate of Science in Electronics

      David Jackson
      Electronic Technician

      David Jackson has been working in the electronics industry for more than 20 years. Fascinated by electronics from a young age, he decided to major in it and earned an Associate of Science from DeVry University in 1997. Throughout his More Info

    • Master of Science in Engineering Science; Management of Technology

      Manuel Hernandez
      Director of Composites Engineering, Research and Development

      Manuel Hernandez has worked in the engineering industry for more than 25 years, specializing in manufacturing, quality processes, and product development. He holds an Associate of Technology in Plastics and Polymers More Info

    • Associate of Applied Science in Environmental Engineering Technology

      Keith Thompson
      Reverend and Former Senior Engineering Technician

      Keith Thompson stumbled into the field of engineering technology by accident after a friend urged him to enroll in an engineering program with him. When his friend dropped out, Thompson kept going and More Info

    • Master of Science in Engineering Management with a concentration in Environmental Engineering

      Chrystal Beasley
      Environmental Engineer

      To say that Chrystal Beasley knows a thing or two about environmental engineering would be an understatement. After graduating from the High School for Engineering Professionals, Beasley attended Louisiana State University, where More Info

    • Master of Science in Environmental Science (MSES) in Environmental Chemistry, Toxicology, and Risk Assessment

      Master of Public Affairs (MPA) in Environmental Policy and Natural Resource Management
      Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs (BSPA) in Environmental Management
      Jennifer Hoponick Redmon
      Environmental Scientist/Risk Assessor

      A true nature lover, Jennifer Hoponick More Info

    • Master of Science in Environmental Science

      Jon Kinder
      Business Analyst

      Jon Kinder has always had a love for the outdoors, which eventually turned into a passion for the environment. He attended Texas Christian University, where he not only earned his bachelor’s degree, but also his master’s degree in environmental More Info

    • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and Management

      Megan Anderson
      Manager of Waste Reduction and Recycling

      Megan Anderson’s passion for environmental science goes far beyond the lab. She has conducted field work along the White River, More Info

    • Bachelor’s degree in Geomatics Engineering

      Steven Heise
      Professional Land Surveyor

      Steven Heise graduated from the British Columbia Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s degree in geomatics engineering, a major that leads to a career in land surveying. Heise was introduced to land surveying while he was in high school, More Info

    • Bachelor of Science in Geophysical Engineering

      Harry Wagner
      Munitions Response Geophysicist

      Harry Wagner acquired a Bachelor of Science in Geophysical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines in 1997. Since he was young, Wagner had always loved being outdoors, and he often camped with his family in the Sierra More Info

    • Associate of Applied Science in Environmental Engineering Technology

      Master of Science in Industrial Engineering
      Larry Aft
      Director of Continuing Education for the Institute of Industrial Engineers

      Larry Aft earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Bradley University in 1970, and he followed that up with a master’s More Info

    • Bachelor’s degree in management engineering

      Giovanni Leo
      Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Endosense

      Giovanni Leo moved to Geneva (Switzerland) during his studies and has not left since then. He completed his Laurea thesis (a post-graduate thesis) at CERN, a laboratory that studies high-energy particles collisions, and then moved More Info

    • Bachelor of Science in Materials Science and Engineering

      Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering
      Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Science and Engineering
      Harry Wachob
      Founder of Bio2Device Group

      Harry Wachob grew up More Info

    • Master of Software Engineering

      Doug Kanoza
      Principal Software Engineer

      Doug Kanoza has been building software professionally for about 16 years, and has worked as a government contractor for 10 years, both building software and doing software configuration management. Kanoza has a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of More Info

    • Master’s degree in software engineering

      Gordon Marshall III
      Software development lead

      Gordon Marshall III is a software development lead and a member of a software engineering team. Marshall serves as an embedded software engineer for More Info

    • Master of Science in Software Engineering

      Karl Lewis
      Director of process engineering, adjunct professor

      Karl Lewis is director of process engineering at Xerox Services as well as an adjunct professor at Southern Methodist University. Lewis holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas and a master’s degree in More Info

  • Healthcare

    • Expanded Functions Dental Assisting (EFDA) certification

      Associate degree in paralegal studies
      Carina Powers
      Dental Assistant (EFDA)

      Carina Powers is a certified dental assistant (CDA) and expanded functions dental assistant (EFDA). Powers has worked for Dental More Info

    • Master Certificate in Dental Assisting

      Associate of Science in Business
      Linda Parente
      Dental assistant

      Linda Parente is a part-time dental assistant in Massachusetts at the dental office where she completed her college externship and also does More Info

    • Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene

      Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene
      Anissa M. Champeau
      Dental hygienist

      Anissa Champeau (photo courtesy of Amberlight Photography LLC) has been practicing as a clinical registered dental hygienist in the Milwaukee area More Info

    • Doctor of Dental Surgery

      Katherine Guilfoyle
      Periodontology graduate student

      Going into dentistry, Katherine Guilfoyle didn’t realize how many different specialties there were in the field. But after graduating from Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine with More Info

    • Doctorate of Dental Surgery

      Vincent Fuschino
      Dental resident

      For Vincent Fuschino, dentistry is the family business. He started working at his father’s practice in upstate New York when he was a teenager before earning his Doctorate of Dental More Info

    • Doctor of Medicine

      Bachelor of Science in Biology
      Nancy Samolitis
      Dermatologist

      Nancy Samolitis is a dermatologist working in the Greater Los Angeles area. A medical doctor who is board certified in dermatology, Samolitis is also an expert More Info

    • Joy Guthrie

      Associate of Science in Radiology Technology (1989)
      Bachelor of Science in Ultrasound ñ Vascular Option (2002)
      Master of Science in Health Services Administration (2004)
      Doctor of Health Science (2006)
      Ph.D. in Public Health ñ Epidemiology Specialization More Info

    • Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound

      Master’s of Science in Adult Education
      Michelle Wilson
      Sonographer, assistant professor, program director

      The first time Michelle Wilson saw an ultrasound, she was hooked. She got her bachelor’s More Info

    • Certificate in Radiologic Technology

      Certificate in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
      Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology
      Master of Science in Administrative Studies for Communication
      Tammy Stearns
      Sonographer, diagnostic medical sonography instructor

      Since first earning her certificate More Info

    • Master of Health Systems Management

      Amanda Arizola
      Project Specialist

      Amanda Arizola earned a Masters in Health Systems Management (HSM), also known as health administration, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Texas Women’s University in 2010 because she wanted to start her own non-profit organization. Arizola works as More Info

    • Bachelor of Science in Community Health Education

      Elaine Auld
      Chief Executive Officer – SOPHE

      In 1976, Elaine Auld earned a bachelor’s degree in community health education from Kent State University and two years later, she earned a master’s degree in public health from the University of Michigan. Since then, More Info

    • Bachelor of Science in Community Health Education

      Nicolette Warren
      Director of Health Equity

      When Nicolette Warren entered Kent State University as a freshman, she was dead set on becoming a doctor. But midway through her studies, Warren switched to her focus to health education, and says she hasn’t regretted More Info

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

      Rose King
      Nurse

      Rose King attended a local community college before transferring to Texas Woman’s University’s Institute of Health Sciences — Houston Center. There, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and graduated in spring 2009. Since then, she has been working More Info

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

      Sheena Mathew
      Clinical Allergy Specialist

      Sheena Mathew graduated from Houston Baptist University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She is now employed at a pediatric hospital in Fort Worth, Texas, where she works closely with children of all ages who face with a More Info

    • Bachelor of Science in Nutrition

      Abir Mirza
      Clinical Allergy Specialist

      Abir Mirza, originally from London, graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and currently works in Dallas as a clinical allergy specialist. Her work involves conducting allergy tests on patients, performing immunotherapy treatments for More Info

    • Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition

      Christina Santini
      Nutrition Expert

      Christina Santini earned her bachelor’s degree in human nutrition with a concentration in biochemistry in 2008 from Metropol University Copenhagen. To add to her knowledge, she regularly More Info

    • Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Science

      Rani Laha
      Owner and Tutor at Tutoring for All Ages

      Rani Laha originally earned a degree in medicine, but soon realized that she didn’t want to work in the medical field. More Info

    • Ph.D. in Medical Pharmacology

      Master of Science in Pharmacology
      Gabriel A. Knudsen
      Post-doctoral fellow

      Gabriel A. Knudsen is currently a post-doctoral fellow (CRTA Fellow) working in the lab of Dr. Linda Birnbaum, where he studies toxicokinetics More Info

    • Ph.D. in Pharmacology

      Glenn J. Smits
      Vice president and general manager

      Glenn J. Smits, Ph.D., is vice president and general manager of the Discovery Sciences Division at MPI Research. He joined MPI Research as a senior More Info

    • Ph.D. in Pharmacology

      Master of Science in Biotechnology
      Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry
      Jordan Trecki
      Neurotoxicologist/neuropharmacologist

      Jordan Trecki is a neurotoxicologist/neuropharmacologist with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Specifically, Trecki’s work is with the EPA’s Integrated Risk Information System, a human health assessment program that evaluates risk information More Info

    • Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapist Assisting

      Cathy Gross
      Physical Therapist Assistant

      Cathy Gross has been a physical therapist assistant (PTA), for more than two years, and has been traveling for almost her entire career. As a traveling PTA, Gross has worked in multiple settings throughout the country, More Info

    • Associate of Applied Science, Physical Therapist Assistant

      Lauren Convery
      Physical therapist assistant

      Lauren Convery earned an associate degree in physical therapist assistant studies from Northern Virginia Community College in 2007. Two days after her graduation, More Info

    • Master of Health Science and Physician Assistant Certificate in Physician Assistant Program

      Lisa Shock
      Physician Assistant at Hillsborough Medical Group and President/CEO of Utilization Solutions in Healthcare

      Lisa Shock is the president and CEO of Utilization Solutions in Raleigh-Durham, N.C., which she started in 2009. She graduated from Colgate More Info

    • Master’s Degree in Public Health

      Shamim Noorani
      Consultant

      Shamim Noorani received a master’s degree in public health, with a concentration in environmental and occupational health, from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. She More Info

    • Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy

      Publishing Certificate
      Bachelor of Arts in English Literature
      Kathy Caprino
      Founder/President of Ellia Communications, Inc.

      Kathy Caprino earned a publishing certificate from New York University in 1982 to add to the knowledge she gained from earning a Bachelor of Arts in More Info

    • Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care

      Bessie Brooks
      Registered Respiratory Therapist

      Bessie Brooks is a registered respiratory therapist who works in a hospital, helping people with various breathing problems from asthma to sleep apnea. She earned a diploma in respiratory therapy from Southwest Georgia Technical College in 1989. She More Info

    • Master in Social Work

      Kristin Surdej, L.M.S.W., C.M.C.
      Geriatric Care Manager at Laping, Surdej Associates, LLC

      Kristin Surdej became interested in working with seniors as a teenager. She earned an undergraduate degree in the More Info

    • Bachelor of Science in Speech Pathology and Audiology

      Master of Science in Speech Pathology and Audiology
      Laura Favela
      Speech-language pathologist

      Laura Favela has been a speech-language pathologist (SLP) for nearly three years. Favela currently works full More Info

    • Bachelor’s degree in speech-language pathology

      Master’s degrees in speech-language pathology
      Vanessa Cabrera
      Speech-language pathologist

      Vanessa Cabrera is a speech pathologist in Montgomery County Public Schools in the Washington, D.C., metro area. Cabrera is originally from Puerto Rico, but moved to Maryland to obtain a bachelor’s degree in hearing and More Info

    • Associate of Science in Surgical Technology

      Rita Rodriguez
      Surgical Technologist

      Rita Rodriguez is a surgical technologist who has been assisting in general surgery at an outpatient clinic for a year. She is currently transitioning into a More Info

    • Associate of Science in Medical Lab Technology, Certificate in Surgical Technology

      Susan Davis
      Surgical Technologist

      Susan Davis works in the Greater New York City area as a surgical technologist for Kingston Hospital, where she works the More Info

  • Legal

    • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

      Master of Science in Criminal Justice
      Ph.D in Criminal Justice
      Brandon Kooi
      Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

      Once Brandon Kooi started studying criminal justice, he couldn’t stop. He earned his More Info

    • Juris Doctor

      Curtis Schube
      Assistant attorney general

      Curtis Schube is an assistant attorney general in Missouri. Schube attended Oklahoma Baptist University for his undergraduate degree, majoring in history and political science (B.A.) and minoring in psychology. He later attended the University of Arkansas School of Law for his J.D. More Info

    • Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies

      Robin Gross
      Project Coordinator

      Robin Gross’ passion for law led her to earn a Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies from the University of Central Florida. She has worked in the telecommunications field for more than nine years, in which she has held More Info

    • Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy

      Crystal Wright
      Attorney at Law

      As an undergraduate student, Crystal Wright decided that philosophy would give her the solid foundation she needed to study law. Majoring in philosophy taught her to think outside the box, pay attention to detail, and sharpen her analytical skills. More Info

  • Math and Science

    • Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics

      Blayne Arthur
      Associate Commissioner

      Blayne Arthur earned a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics from Oklahoma State University in 2004. Arthur said she has always been involved in agriculture and she participated in the Future Farmers of America (FFA) program when she was More Info

    • Bachelor of Science in Animal Science

      Dr. Ed Kislauskis
      Vice President, Chair of Scientific Advisory Board at EndoCellutions, Inc.
      Principal Consultant at Nereus Life Sciences

      Dr. Ed Kislauskis earned his Bachelor of Science in Animal Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 1981. Since then, he used More Info

    • Bachelor of Science in Biology

      Cassandra Sirockman
      Program Specialist and Head Cheerleading Coach/Choreographer

      Cassandra Sirockman earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Carlow University in 2010. She also earned a certificate in perfusion technology, cardiovascular perfusion that same year. After earning her degree, she started working as a temporary More Info

    • Bachelor of Science in Biology for Botany

      Elysia Blackhart
      Lab Technician II

      Elysia Blackhart graduated from Salisbury University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology with an emphasis on botany. Blackhart says that she has always felt More Info

    • Bachelor of Science in Food Science

      Karen Wieman
      Account Manager

      Karen Wieman earned a Bachelor of Science in Food Science from the University of Kentucky in 1982 and her master’s degree in food science from Purdue University in 1986. Although she started her career in food science, she transitioned More Info

    • Master of Forestry

      Bachelor of Arts in Spanish
      Bachelor of Science in Resource Ecology and Management
      Kyle Meister
      Certification Forester

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    • Bachelor’s of Science in Social Sciences for Sociology, Anthropology, Geography

      Masters of Arts in Geography
      Geographic Information Systems Analyst Certificate
      Eileen O’Halloran
      Human geography instructor

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    • Bachelor of Science in Geological Engineering

      Randy Post
      Senior Project Engineer

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    • Bachelor of Science in Geology

      Tom Taylor
      Consultant

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    • Bachelor of Science in Materials Science and Engineering w/ Polymers Specialization

      Dave Kissel
      Manager of R&D Emerging Technologies

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    • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

      Master of Science in Applied Math
      Master of Science in Quantitative Financial Economics
      Shawn Tell
      Quantitative Analyst

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    • Bachelor of Science in Microbiology

      Completing Doctorate of Pharmacy
      Matt Burke
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    • Ph.D. in Statistics

      Denka Markova
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    • Ph.D. in Statistics

      Master of Science in Statistics
      Master of Science in Computer Science
      Bachelor of Science in Statistics and Mathematics of Computation
      Ryan Rosario
      Chief data scientist/research engineer

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    • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

      Dr. Carol Osborne
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    • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

      Master of Science in Animal Nutrition
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      Veterinarian

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    • Bachelor of Science in Zoology

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      Professional Test Manager

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  • Technology

    • Associate of Science in Computer Information Systems

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    • Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science

      Master of Arts in Computational Linguistics
      Mike Prager
      Application developer

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    • Graduate Certification in IT Administration

      Bachelor of Science in Network and Communication Management
      Associate of Science in Computer Information Systems
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    • Master of Science in IT Management

      Bachelor of Science in Networking
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    • Associate of Applied Science in Web Design

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      Web Designer

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