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CU in the Workplace profile on alumna Megan Dietz ''01

CU in the Workplace | Megan Dietz '01

2/26/2021
This month's CU in the Workplace @Home Series features Megan Dietz ’01, ReStore Manager for the Door County Habitat for Humanity affiliate in Sturgeon Bay, WI.

Alumna Khorye Huffman '16

CU in the Workplace | Khorye Huffman '16

1/30/2021
Growing up with a passion for the books and reading, Khorye Huffman '16 now blends her career working at both the Carroll University Library as well as the Waukesha Public Library.

Gert Ullsperger

CU in the Workplace | Gert Ullsperger

1/11/2021
Gert Ullsperger came to Carroll in 1964 and has spent 57 years working with faculty, staff, and students as an employee of the university's food service. She has become a beloved member of our community and loves her role as Carroll's "grandma." She shares the story of her time at Carroll in this special edition of CU in the Workplace as her university family prepares to celebrate her 95th birthday.

Alumnus Bobby Schuessler '10

CU in the Workplace | Bobby Schuessler '10

12/5/2020
Growing up with a passion for fashion, Bobby Schuessler ’10 never imagined there was a career for him in the fashion and design industry. Now as the Senior Fashion Editor for Who What Wear, an international online fashion company, Bobby creates content, championing the idea that style is inclusive and attainable by all.

Alumna Diane De La Santos '81

CU in the Workplace | Diane De La Santos '81

11/9/2020
To celebrate our Carroll University Month of Service, this month’s CU in the Workplace (@ Home Series) interview features Diane De La Santos ’81, Executive Director of City on a Hill, a faith-based, non-profit in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

CU in the Workplace Sahera Dirajlal Fargo '99

CU in the Workplace | Sahera Dirajlal-Fargo ’99

10/4/2020
Check out this month’s CU in the Workplace feature to hear from Sahera Dirajlal-Fargo ’99 about her passion for global health, desire to mentor the next generation of female physicians, and how she balances research halfway around the world in Africa.

CU in the Workplace Dan Long '79

CU in the Workplace | Dan Long '79

9/11/2020
After retiring from his 28-year career as a firefighter in South Dakota, Dan Long ’79, along with his wife Agnes, relocated to Florida and purchased a 47’ catamaran sailboat to open their own charter sailing company, Smoke & Roses.

CU in the Workplace Year Two

CU in the Workplace | Year Two Recap

7/1/2020
We are excited to share a recap montage of the last 11 alumni interviews of CU in the Workplace in this Year Two recap, To nominate yourself or another Pioneer to be featured in our monthly video series, please send details to alumni@carrollu.edu.

Sarah Jensen

CU in the Workplace | Sarah Jensen '14, M.Ed. '18

6/4/2020
After a youth choir performance in Shattuck as an eighth grader, Sarah Jensen ’14, M.Ed. ’18, knew she was destined to attend Carroll University to pursue her life-long plan of becoming an educator. Sarah earned both a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education from Carroll.

Ann Laatsch

CU in the Workplace | Ann Laatsch '88

5/1/2020
With a multi-generation family legacy paving her path to study at Carroll, Ann Laatsch ’88, is able to use her background in advocacy and law to inform her current work as the Justice System Coordinator for the National Clearinghouse for Abuse in Later Life (NCALL), a project of End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin.

Robert Schmitz

CU in the Workplace | Robert Schmitz '10

4/15/2020
Since opening his own gym, RS Fitness, in 2018, Robert Schmitz ’10 has drawn on his career in personal training and experience as a college athlete to help people achieve their fitness goals. With clients at home and a new business to manage during quarantine, Robert shares how he’s approaching virtual training and staying connected with his clients online.

Alumnus Ryan Albrechtson '16

CU in the Workplace | Ryan Albrechtson '16

3/4/2020
Our March 2020 "CU in the Workplace" video features alumnus Ryan Albrechtson '16, who started Outskirts Theatre Co. out of his Carroll dorm room during his senior year.

Alumnus Carl Meredith '91

CU in the Workplace | Carl Meredith '91

1/3/2020
Our January 2020 "CU in the Workplace" video features alumnus Carl Meredith '91, who shares how his own life experiences help him mentor others as associate Dean, College of Business at Milwaukee Area Technical College, and Commandant of the Wisconsin National Guard at Wisconsin Military Academy/426 Regional Training Institute at Fort McCoy, Wis.

Karen Wegner '90 and Paul Vastag '90

CU in the Workplace | Paul Vastag '90 and Karen Wegner '90

12/9/2019
Our December "CU in the Workplace" is our first global feature as we talk with alumni couple Paul Vastag ’90 and Karen Wegner ’90, who shared their skills in digital mapping and medicine, respectfully, in traveling with Dr. David Block ’76, Carroll emeritus professor of environmental science, to serve residents in a small village in Africa.

Alumnus Jim Bible '84

CU in the Workplace | Jim Bible '84

11/1/2019
Our November "CU in the Workplace" video features alumnus Jim Bible ‘84, who takes us on a tour of his cranberry farm in Black River Falls, Wisconsin, where he strives as a part of the grower cooperative for Ocean Spray.

Alumna Jen Christianson '15

CU in the Workplace | Jen Christianson '15

10/4/2019
Jen Christiansen ’15 talks about her work as a immunology product development specialist for Arm & Hammer, where she has also helped build a partnership with Carroll and provided a workplace for talented Pioneer interns.

Alumna Lindsey Slater '08

CU in the Workplace | Lindsey Slater '08

9/6/2019
Now the morning meteorologist at WISN 12 in Milwaukee, alumna Lindsey Slater '08 shares how her environmental science degree from Carroll heightens her experiences in reporting on the weather.

Alumnus George Wang '92

CU in the Workplace | George Wang '92

8/2/2019
Alumnus George Wang '92 studied art at Carroll before he turned an internship in a tattoo shop into a lifelong career as a tattoo artist and business owner.

CU in the Workplace One-Year bloopers

CU in the Workplace | Bloopers

7/12/2019
With a year's worth of alumni interviews, we managed a lot of laughs and a few outtakes. Here we share our CU in the Workplace Year One Bloopers edition.

Alumnus James Hischke '01

CU in the Workplace | James Hischke '01

4/5/2019
As senior Director of Tech Advancement and Outreach at Northwestern Mutual, James Hischke '01 aims in his role to grow a tech hub by partnering with others in the community to “lift up the whole ecosystem of Milwaukee.”

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