Stephanie Bradshaw ?17

    Stephanie Bradshaw

    Class Year: ’17

    Majors: Geography, Earth Science, Physics

    Current Hometown: Middleton, Wis.


    Graduate student

    “I developed a confidence in my abilities, which has been critical for my success as a researcher.”

    John Nerge

    John Nerge

    Class Year: ’09

    Majors: Geography

    Current Hometown: Brooklyn Park, Minn.


    GIS Coordinator for the City of Brooklyn Park

    “Carthage prepared me for my career by helping me to develop my critical thinking skills, and by providing me with experience interacting with a wide variety of professors, peers, and subjects.”

    Kevin Steltzriede ?15

    Kevin Steltzriede

    Class Year: ’15

    Majors: Geography and Earth Science

    Current Hometown: Pingree Grove, Illinois


    GIS Specialist for the City of Naperville Public Works Department

    “Having the opportunity to continually learn new concepts and skills has been enjoyable and valuable.”

    Erik Thorkelson ?17

    Erik Thorkelson

    Class Year: ’17

    Majors: Geography and Earth Science

    Current Hometown: Maple Grove, Minnesota


    GIS Analyst at SRF Consulting Group

    “I believe I left Carthage very well rounded as a human being and having a variety of skills really helps you think critically and problem solve.”

    Caitlin Zant ?12

    Caitlin Zant

    Class Year: ’12

    Majors: Geography and Earth Science, History

    Current Hometown: Madison, Wisconsin


    Maritime Archaeologist 

    “I would likely not be in the career I am today if I had not attended Carthage. It truly was a remarkable experience.”

    Caitlyn Zarzar ?13

    Caitlyn Zarzar

    Class Year: ’13

    Majors: Geography, Earth Science

    Current Hometown: North Carolina


    Manager of STEM Theaters

    “I give back to the community by working for a non-profit and teaching kids of all ages and backgrounds to be inspired by STEM.”