What Can Dickinson Do for You?

What can Dickinson do for you?

What can Dickinson do for you?

See what some of our alumni have to say about the value of Dickinson's liberal-arts education

by MaryAlice Bitts-Jackson

What can you do with a Dickinson liberal-arts education? We asked the people who know best—our alumni. In this video, you'll hear directly from alumni in business, public service, policy, new media and the arts, advertising and marketing, healthcare, technology, education and more.

“I’m able to draw from multiple disciplines—science, international policy and even art—to solve complex challenges."

Dan Myers ’11
International Policy Director
National Geographic Society

“The support that I’ve received at Dickinson has really empowered me."

Noorjahan Akbar '14
One of Forbes' "100 Most Powerful Women in the World" 

“It allowed me to blend into any environment.”

Alex Osberg ’09
Senior Account Executive

"Dickinson opened my horizons through personal attention from so many professors."

Rosalyn Robinson ’68
Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas

"I really loved the small-class atmosphere."

Justin Gold ’00
Justin’s Nut Butters

“I did so many amazing experiments that put what I was learning right in front of me in a visual way.” 

Amanda Santilli ’17
Catastrophe Modeling Analyst
Global Indemnity Group

"Dickinson gave me the tools to carve my own path."

Edward Ricourt ’95
Hollywood Screenwriter

"I had a very well-rounded education that gave me the confidence to be where I am today."

Ellie Stang ’85
Pediatrician and CEO

“It gives you a fundamental understanding of where you are in the world ... and motivation to achieve what you want to achieve.” 

Jim Gerlach '77
Pennsylvania Congressman

“This place will change your life in the best way possible. It will open doors that you didn’t even think were there.”

Margot Cardamone ’14
Student Success Advisor
Tufts University

Learn more about our alumni and why they value the Dickinson experience in our Alumni in Action Q&As.


Published February 21, 2018