Alumni News

Your time at Carroll was only the beginning of your journey. Starting the day after graduation, our 22,000+ alumni are making a difference in communities around the world. This section includes updates, news and stories about the individuals we're proud to call Carroll alumni family. 

Alumni couple Marv and Mary Farwell

Alumni couple finds family fun in show dogs

11/12/2018
Marv ’57 and Mary ’58 (Rickert) Farwell found their love of Flat Coat Retrievers became a great conversation starter with tales told of their award-winning show dogs.

Kate Gentry

Two Students Donate Bone Marrow

10/25/2018
A pair of Pioneers donated bone marrow after learning about the process during a registration drive sponsored by student organization Love Your Melon

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Summer at Carroll

10/24/2018
It’s summer. Commencement is past. The folding chairs have been removed from Main Lawn. The residence halls have been aired out. And the campus falls quiet...

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Faces of Carroll

10/21/2018
The images and stories that came out of “(in)sight: a portrait project” create a vivid portrait of the Carroll community

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Career connection

10/20/2018
Psychology alumnus builds a bridge to workplace for Carroll students

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Carroll CSI

5/22/2018
Carroll University's forensics program proves worth investigating.

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2,320 Miles of Service

5/21/2018
This Carroll alumna and her husband paddled the mighty Mississippi with a purpose–to help others.

Alumna Emily Gilles '18

Graduate bikes 4,160 miles to build houses

5/4/2018
Biking 4,160 miles through the hot summer is how Emily Gilles '18 looks forward to spending her first time as a new Carroll alumna while participating in the Bike and Build program.

Alumna finds her voice as a romance novelist

2/2/2018
Brittainy C. Cherry '09 describes herself as a romance nerd. Now her love of love fills the pages of books with titles such as The Gravity of Us in her work as a romance novelist.


Dan Pokwinsky

One last pint with Pokey

9/21/2017
Long-time Club 400 owner and Carroll alumnus, Dan "Pokey" Pokwinski '79, puts landmark business up for sale.

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Alumni Band

8/21/2017
Many alumni around Carroll and/or the Milwaukee music scene in the mid- to late-'80s may remember the energy of the band SPOW that soon evolved into F.S. Camels, headed by lead singer Mike Endrizzi '89, also a member of Phi Theta Pi.

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Book Club

8/19/2017
Story by Ethan Marse '17. Finding oneself at book club means a broadening of one’s perspective.

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Pioneer polka band

9/2/2016
These Carroll alumni are marching to their own (polka) beat.

Jack Miller's Cabin

Alaskan pioneer

6/1/2016
Alumnus Jack Miller lives a true pioneer life in Alaska.

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