Sometimes, life doesn't go according to plan, and the challenges before us seem insurmountable. That's when the learning happens, says COO Gretchen Ernest Brigden '89.
Leann Leiter '08 merges art, cross-cultural communication and critical thinking honed at Dickinson College to inform her social-justice career.
Linda Specht '82, P '20, sees the "intellectual resilience" she gained at Dickinson as the key to her successful foreign service career.
Longtime Pittsburgh Steelers scout and Dickinson College alumnus has been at the starting line for 15 years.
Unexpected challenges and a liberal-arts edge drove Melissa Lareau ’03 to create a career-rehabilitating soil to make communities more healthy and food secure.
Inspired by Dickinson’s emphasis on service-leadership, former English major Alex Zobel ’08 opened a brewing company that benefits local nonprofits while creating a social space.
What can you do with a Dickinson liberal-arts education? Let's hear from some of the people who know best—our alumni.
Bud Sturmak ’95 ties sustainability to the bottom line with BlueSky Investment Management.
Former English and philosophy major, Amy Impellizzeri ’92 left the world of corporate law to become an accomplished novelist, recently releasing her fourth book.
John Slike ’51 remembers his basketball games at Dickinson in all their detail, despite half a century of separation. He spent his life in and on the court with Dickinsonians all around him.
Discover how Lauren Smith ’06 carved out her spot in the comedy industry.
Former Posse student and English major Yamilka Roque ’15 works to help students find their passion and their voice as an English teacher at the American Dream Charter High School in New York City.
Katherine Heacock ’13 makes magic for “guests” from around the world as a cast member at Walt Disney World.
Former environmental studies major Dan Myers ’11 helps protect the last wild places in the ocean as the international policy manager for the National Geographic Society Pristine Seas project.
For Ted and Kay Gleim Poitras ’53, giving back is a gift that keeps on giving. Discover the impetus for and the impact of their generosity.
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