F1RST Magazine

F1RST is the official publication of Carroll University.  The magazine puts a fresh spin on stories about campus life, updates on alumni and in-depth features connecting the accomplishments of Carroll alumni, faculty and staff to today's headlines. Comments and ideas about the publication can be made to editor@carrollu.edu.

F1RST Magazine was recognize with a 2019 MarCom Platinum Award for excellence in print media.
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Current Issue | Spring 2022

We remember the warmth and wisdom of Gert Ullsperger, Carroll's unofficial Grandma. Then read about a novel program that enlists faculty members as honorary captains of Carroll athletic programs and a new professional credential aimed at fostering safe communities. Finally, learn about the student referral program that enlists the help of alumni like you to send promising students Carroll's way.

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A new course offered by Carroll's Office of Compass Credentials explores a creative, community-centered approach to public safety.

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The Lessons Gert Left Us


An essay by the Rev. Elizabeth McCord reflecting on the life and legacy of Gert Ullsperger.

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