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  • <div class="lw_widget lw_widget_type_blockquote"><blockquote class="blockquote"><div class="blockquote__image"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/24/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,612,792/33037_Laura-Xiu-Hung-24.rev.1643922764.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/24/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,612,792/33037_Laura-Xiu-Hung-24.rev.1643922764.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/24/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,612,792/33037_Laura-Xiu-Hung-24.rev.1643922764.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/24/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,612,792/33037_Laura-Xiu-Hung-24.rev.1643922764.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/24/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,612,792/33037_Laura-Xiu-Hung-24.rev.1643922764.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/24/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,612,792/33037_Laura-Xiu-Hung-24.rev.1643922764.jpg" alt="Laura Xiu Hung ?24" width="183" height="183" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/24/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,612,792/33037_Laura-Xiu-Hung-24.rev.1643922764.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/24/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,612,792/33037_Laura-Xiu-Hung-24.rev.1643922764.jpg 3x" data-max-w="612" data-max-h="792" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div><div class="blockquote__content"><div class="blockquote__quote"><svg aria-hidden="true" class="icon icon-round-left-quote" width="48" height="33"><use xlink:href="#icon-round-left-quote"/></svg><p> “My classmates and professors make the environment fun and engaging, which really benefits my learning. Carthage professors are clearly passionate about the subjects they teach, and it’s easily reflected in the students’ learning.”</p></div><footer class="blockquote__footer"><span class="blockquote__author"><a href="/live/profiles/1511-">Laura Xiu Hung</a> ’24</span></footer></div></blockquote></div>
  • <div class="lw_widget lw_widget_type_blockquote"><blockquote class="blockquote"><div class="blockquote__image"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/93/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/47,79,314,346/427_AllyssaVargas.rev.1638389814.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/93/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/47,79,314,346/427_AllyssaVargas.rev.1638389814.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/93/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/47,79,314,346/427_AllyssaVargas.rev.1638389814.jpg" alt="" width="183" height="183" data-max-w="267" data-max-h="267" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div><div class="blockquote__content"><div class="blockquote__quote"><svg aria-hidden="true" class="icon icon-round-left-quote" width="48" height="33"><use xlink:href="#icon-round-left-quote"/></svg><p> “The biggest surprise for me so far would have to be how much Carthage feels like home. Before going away for college, I never pictured myself loving a place so much. After being here for two years though, the friends I’ve made, professors I have connected with, and memories I have created have truly made it a home away from home.”</p></div><footer class="blockquote__footer"><span class="blockquote__author"><a href="/live/profiles/474-">Allyssa Vargas</a> ’22</span></footer></div></blockquote></div>
  • <div class="lw_widget lw_widget_type_blockquote"><blockquote class="blockquote"><div class="blockquote__image"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/37/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,574,864/33493_Easton-Hugh-Herbon-23.rev.1645471666.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/37/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,574,864/33493_Easton-Hugh-Herbon-23.rev.1645471666.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/37/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,574,864/33493_Easton-Hugh-Herbon-23.rev.1645471666.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/37/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,574,864/33493_Easton-Hugh-Herbon-23.rev.1645471666.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/37/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,574,864/33493_Easton-Hugh-Herbon-23.rev.1645471666.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/37/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,574,864/33493_Easton-Hugh-Herbon-23.rev.1645471666.jpg" alt="Easton Hugh Herbon ?23" width="183" height="183" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/37/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,574,864/33493_Easton-Hugh-Herbon-23.rev.1645471666.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/37/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,574,864/33493_Easton-Hugh-Herbon-23.rev.1645471666.jpg 3x" data-max-w="574" data-max-h="864" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div><div class="blockquote__content"><div class="blockquote__quote"><svg aria-hidden="true" class="icon icon-round-left-quote" width="48" height="33"><use xlink:href="#icon-round-left-quote"/></svg><p> “My biggest surprise so far at Carthage is the support I receive from everyone around me. I feel as though I belong here and that my work here as a student is appreciated by those around me, especially the faculty.”</p></div><footer class="blockquote__footer"><span class="blockquote__author"><a href="/live/profiles/1533-">Easton Hugh Herbon</a> ’23</span></footer></div></blockquote></div>
  • <div class="lw_widget lw_widget_type_blockquote"><blockquote class="blockquote"><div class="blockquote__image"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/116/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,185,374,559/405_Luisa_Nava_23.rev.1638389814.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/116/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,185,374,559/405_Luisa_Nava_23.rev.1638389814.webp 2x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/116/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,185,374,559/405_Luisa_Nava_23.rev.1638389814.jpg 2x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/116/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,185,374,559/405_Luisa_Nava_23.rev.1638389814.jpg" alt="" width="183" height="183" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/116/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,185,374,559/405_Luisa_Nava_23.rev.1638389814.jpg 2x" data-max-w="374" data-max-h="374" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div><div class="blockquote__content"><div class="blockquote__quote"><svg aria-hidden="true" class="icon icon-round-left-quote" width="48" height="33"><use xlink:href="#icon-round-left-quote"/></svg><p> “My relationships with the faculty members within my majors are both professional and personal. They never fail to help me out whenever I need it.”</p></div><footer class="blockquote__footer"><span class="blockquote__author"><a href="/live/profiles/513-">Luisa Nava</a> ’23</span></footer></div></blockquote></div>
  • <div class="lw_widget lw_widget_type_blockquote"><blockquote class="blockquote"><div class="blockquote__image"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/47/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/34789_Andrew_Colletti_22.rev.1654868946.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/47/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/34789_Andrew_Colletti_22.rev.1654868946.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/47/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/34789_Andrew_Colletti_22.rev.1654868946.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/47/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/34789_Andrew_Colletti_22.rev.1654868946.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/47/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/34789_Andrew_Colletti_22.rev.1654868946.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/47/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/34789_Andrew_Colletti_22.rev.1654868946.jpg" alt="Andrew Colletti ?22" width="183" height="183" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/47/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/34789_Andrew_Colletti_22.rev.1654868946.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/47/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/34789_Andrew_Colletti_22.rev.1654868946.jpg 3x" data-max-w="3200" data-max-h="2133" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div><div class="blockquote__content"><div class="blockquote__quote"><svg aria-hidden="true" class="icon icon-round-left-quote" width="48" height="33"><use xlink:href="#icon-round-left-quote"/></svg><p> “Follow what gets you excited. The world needs people who are enthusiastic. So long as you are doing the things you love, everything else will fall into place.”</p></div><footer class="blockquote__footer"><span class="blockquote__author"><a href="/live/profiles/1887-">Andrew Colletti</a> ’23</span></footer></div></blockquote></div>
  • <div class="lw_widget lw_widget_type_blockquote"><blockquote class="blockquote"><div class="blockquote__image"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/37/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,650,650/33762_JOrdan.rev.1646950398.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/37/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,650,650/33762_JOrdan.rev.1646950398.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/37/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,650,650/33762_JOrdan.rev.1646950398.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/37/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,650,650/33762_JOrdan.rev.1646950398.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/37/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,650,650/33762_JOrdan.rev.1646950398.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/37/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,650,650/33762_JOrdan.rev.1646950398.jpg" alt="Jordan Ball ?23" width="183" height="183" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/37/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,650,650/33762_JOrdan.rev.1646950398.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/37/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,650,650/33762_JOrdan.rev.1646950398.jpg 3x" data-max-w="650" data-max-h="650" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div><div class="blockquote__content"><div class="blockquote__quote"><svg aria-hidden="true" class="icon icon-round-left-quote" width="48" height="33"><use xlink:href="#icon-round-left-quote"/></svg><p> “I have had so many opportunities at Carthage, but participating in the SURE program was my most prominent. SURE stands for Summer Undergraduate Research Experience. The experience I’ve gained through this program has set me up to be very successful in the future.”</p></div><footer class="blockquote__footer"><span class="blockquote__author"><a href="/live/profiles/445-">Jordan Ball</a> ’23</span></footer></div></blockquote></div>
  • <div class="lw_widget lw_widget_type_blockquote"><blockquote class="blockquote"><div class="blockquote__image"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/72/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,52,1049,1102/33662_Tyler_Kelly.rev.1646249271.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/72/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,52,1049,1102/33662_Tyler_Kelly.rev.1646249271.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/72/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,52,1049,1102/33662_Tyler_Kelly.rev.1646249271.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/72/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,52,1049,1102/33662_Tyler_Kelly.rev.1646249271.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/72/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,52,1049,1102/33662_Tyler_Kelly.rev.1646249271.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/72/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,52,1049,1102/33662_Tyler_Kelly.rev.1646249271.jpg" alt="Tyler Kelly ?24" width="183" height="183" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/72/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,52,1049,1102/33662_Tyler_Kelly.rev.1646249271.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/72/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,52,1049,1102/33662_Tyler_Kelly.rev.1646249271.jpg 3x" data-max-w="1049" data-max-h="1050" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div><div class="blockquote__content"><div class="blockquote__quote"><svg aria-hidden="true" class="icon icon-round-left-quote" width="48" height="33"><use xlink:href="#icon-round-left-quote"/></svg><p> “Majoring in International Political Economy (IPE) has allowed me to learn about political science, international business, and economics all within one major. I advise students to consider the number of career paths their major can lead to; IPE provides a pathway to many promising jobs.”</p></div><footer class="blockquote__footer"><span class="blockquote__author"><a href="/live/profiles/1542-">Tyler Kelly</a> ’24</span></footer></div></blockquote></div>
  • <div class="lw_widget lw_widget_type_blockquote"><blockquote class="blockquote"><div class="blockquote__image"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/89/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1440,1440/33088_Nicky_Caldwell_23.rev.1644338353.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/89/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1440,1440/33088_Nicky_Caldwell_23.rev.1644338353.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/89/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1440,1440/33088_Nicky_Caldwell_23.rev.1644338353.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/89/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1440,1440/33088_Nicky_Caldwell_23.rev.1644338353.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/89/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1440,1440/33088_Nicky_Caldwell_23.rev.1644338353.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/89/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1440,1440/33088_Nicky_Caldwell_23.rev.1644338353.jpg" alt="Nicky Caldwell ?23" width="183" height="183" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/89/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1440,1440/33088_Nicky_Caldwell_23.rev.1644338353.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/89/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1440,1440/33088_Nicky_Caldwell_23.rev.1644338353.jpg 3x" data-max-w="1440" data-max-h="1440" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div><div class="blockquote__content"><div class="blockquote__quote"><svg aria-hidden="true" class="icon icon-round-left-quote" width="48" height="33"><use xlink:href="#icon-round-left-quote"/></svg><p> “Carthage is a great place to come for the arts. The programs are spectacular, and the faculty are wonderful. Most importantly, though, the community has your back. They want you to succeed. It’s truly a wonderful environment.”</p></div><footer class="blockquote__footer"><span class="blockquote__author"><a href="/live/profiles/1513-">Nicky Caldwell</a> ’23</span></footer></div></blockquote></div>
  • <div class="lw_widget lw_widget_type_blockquote"><blockquote class="blockquote"><div class="blockquote__image"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/130/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/74,204,339,469/418_Sophia_Rogney_22_2.rev.1638389814.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/130/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/74,204,339,469/418_Sophia_Rogney_22_2.rev.1638389814.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/130/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/74,204,339,469/418_Sophia_Rogney_22_2.rev.1638389814.jpg" alt="" width="183" height="183" data-max-w="265" data-max-h="265" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div><div class="blockquote__content"><div class="blockquote__quote"><svg aria-hidden="true" class="icon icon-round-left-quote" width="48" height="33"><use xlink:href="#icon-round-left-quote"/></svg><p> “Relationships with my professors have, without a doubt, helped me succeed. Going to a small school creates the opportunity for one-on-one work that a big school doesn’t provide.”</p></div><footer class="blockquote__footer"><span class="blockquote__author"><a href="/live/profiles/508-">Sophia Rogney</a> ’22</span></footer></div></blockquote></div>
  • <div class="lw_widget lw_widget_type_blockquote"><blockquote class="blockquote"><div class="blockquote__image"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/99/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,300,300/487_Purity_Bundi.rev.1638389813.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/99/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,300,300/487_Purity_Bundi.rev.1638389813.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/99/width/183/height/183/crop/1/src_region/0,0,300,300/487_Purity_Bundi.rev.1638389813.jpg" alt="Purity Bundi ?22" width="183" height="183" data-max-w="300" data-max-h="300" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div><div class="blockquote__content"><div class="blockquote__quote"><svg aria-hidden="true" class="icon icon-round-left-quote" width="48" height="33"><use xlink:href="#icon-round-left-quote"/></svg><p> “The relationships I have formed with Carthage faculty members have enabled me to acquire opportunities and meet people I wouldn’t have met otherwise.”</p></div><footer class="blockquote__footer"><span class="blockquote__author"><a href="/live/profiles/485-">Purity Bundi</a> ’22</span></footer></div></blockquote></div>
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While exploring the Caribbean coral reefs and tropical ecosystems, students in the J-Term study tour Biodiversity, Brains, and Behavior in Honduras swam with sharks. 
What would you explore during J-Term? The opportunities are endless.

pursue all your passions

At Carthage, students don’t have to choose just one thing

Build on your strengths, discover new interests, and learn all the ways you can shine.

Trevor Milne

Trevor Milne ’26

Majors: Engineering and music theatre

AEROSPACE RESEARCH …
“Engineering has already proven to be rewarding, with clubs such as the Microgravity Team that really push you to the fullest you can be.”

PLUS PERFORMING ARTS …
“Acting I has been awesome. We all lift each other up, really making it feel like I’m working alongside everyone else — not competing against everyone.”

EQUALS VERSATILITY
“While most other schools are known for either their music or STEM programs, Carthage has great programs for both. I’ve found a way to follow my passion for music and engineering.” 

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Eva Menzia ?25

Eva Menzia ’25

Majors: Elementary Education / Special Education
Minor: Studio Art

CAREER PREPARATION …
“During my freshman year alone, I learned so much about becoming a future educator, and I genuinely believe it’s because of the experienced professors I had.”

PLUS A SIDE PASSION …
“I received a Music Scholarship. Although I’m not a music major or minor, I was given the opportunity to apply simply because I’m passionate about music!”

EQUALS THE FULL COLLEGE EXPERIENCE
“It’s always good to know that the people around me have my back, and it truly feels that way at Carthage.”

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Learn more about Art at Carthage

Kyle Williamson ?24

Kyle Williamson ’24

Major: Nursing

PATIENT CARE …
“The Carthage nursing faculty taught me the importance of believing in my ability to impact the lives of others, not only physically but mentally.”

PLUS CAMARADERIE …
“Playing football at Carthage led me to create friendships that I will have for a lifetime. We traveled to Barcelona and spent 10 days learning about the history, geography, and culture of Spain.”

EQUALS A COMPASSIONATE OUTLOOK
“I plan to work on a medical-surgical or ER floor in the hospital. I eventually want to become a travel nurse to meet new people, explore the states, and work with new teams of nurses.”

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Carthage student Evan Blievernicht interned at Snap-on Tools, one of the many global companies he...

Designed exclusively for Carthage students, The Aspire Program merges traditional career development with entrepreneurship. Through specialized coaching, hands-on learning, mentoring, and on-campus activities year-round, we spread the tasks across four years to gently nudge you along toward a great job and a rewarding life.

Learn more about The Aspire Program

Did You Know…

98% of Carthage alumni report that they have secured a job or are continuing their studies six months after graduation.

Carthage graduates celebrate Commencement 2021 with a lakeside photo.

Our promise: All students who enter Carthage College as freshmen will graduate in four years with a bachelor’s degree. All students receive personal advising to create a four-year plan tailored to their educational goals. Carthage also assures students will have access to the courses they need to graduate in four years, without an excess course load. You’ll just need to meet a few requirements along the way.

Learn more about the 4-Year Graduation Guarantee

Did You Know…

50+ areas of study mean you can find what fuels you. New programs include engineering science, game development, social justice, film and new media, and theatrical stage management.

Carthage student Marquell Williams meets with Professor Art Cyr in Prof. Cyr?s office above the o...

Carthage professors’ passion for teaching is easy to spot. You’ll often see professors staying after class to make sure students have grasped the material. And while every professor has office hours, students learn fast that professors are always available to help.

Carthage is, at its heart, a liberal arts college, meaning students are encouraged to explore, try new disciplines, and seek out connections between disciplines as they become well-rounded, prepared adults. 

Learn more about finding your purpose at Carthage

Did You Know…

100% of Carthage classes are taught by faculty members (not TAs).