Success Category: Alumni

Thiel customizes career in luxury shoes

Yannic Thiel ’11 takes pleasure in his refined tastes for the simple joys in life. For him, there is great happiness to be found in a good education, competitive soccer and luxury…

Recent grad takes on Comic Con, television news

For Jennifer Schmidt ’17, opportunities abound behind the lens of a camera. Her photography and videography skills have introduced her to Napoleon Dynamite, helped her bring news to audiences across Nebraska and…

Black ’97 makes history

Joe Black’s workplace, the Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer in Grand Island, Nebraska, is like no other. With sites and exhibits spanning 200 acres, the museum takes visitors back in time…

Andley ’01 markets globally for 3M

As global business and marketing leader at 3M, a multinational company based in St. Paul, Minnesota, Danette Wilson Andley ’01 develops business strategies in places around the world.  No matter where her…

Alumni help students launch careers

Last summer, alumni-sponsored internships allowed a biology major to research coral colonies in Florida, a marketing major to create a social media campaign for a soap manufacturer and a broadcasting major to produce…

Sherrill interns as NAIA sports ‘gatekeeper’

Since right after her graduation in May of 2016, Nikki Sherrill has spent her days overseeing women’s division II volleyball and women’s division II basketball for the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).…

Humanities grad fights poverty, serves others

When you consider what an English major might do after graduation, working at a social services agency might not be the first thing that comes to mind. Aaron Bowen, however, has discovered…