Jillian Arbeiter ?23

    Jillian Arbeiter ’23

    Majors: Management, Marketing, and Finance

    Minors: Spanish

    Hometown: Germantown, Wisconsin

    “So many changes occurred in my college career that were both for the better and unexpected. Having the courage to be open-minded and accept change or a track that I hadn’t planned out in my head took my experience to the next level.”

    Adam Blackwood

    Adam Blackwood ’24

    Majors: Music, Core Vocal Emphasis; Business Management

    Hometown: Franklin, Wis.

    “I chose Carthage because I was amazed by how friendly and welcoming it felt when auditioning for the music scholarships. Even after committing, I still felt welcomed by the music staff.”

    Daniel Budzisz ?23

    David Budzisz ’23

    Majors: Management and Marketing

    Minors: Spanish

    Hometown: Palatine, IL

    “I am the VP of professional development for Pi Sigma Epsilon, a national, co-ed business fraternity. I really love this organization because of the networking opportunities and the ability to practice my real-world skills.”

    Ayanna Crenshaw ?24

    Ayanna Crenshaw ’23

    Majors: Management, Marketing

    Hometown: Racine, Wisconsin

    “The professors take the time to understand who you are as a student and as a person outside of their class. They genuinely want what’s best for you, and they are willing to support you in and outside the classroom.”

    Patrick D?Alessandro ?23

    Patrick D’Alessandro ’23

    Majors: Marketing and Management

    Hometown: Elgin, Illinois

    “I truly believe that one of Carthage’s strengths is that there is a personal connection to faculty. I have never felt like just a number.”

    Mara Lysne ?25

    Mara Lysne ’25

    Majors: Management and Marketing

    Minors: Dance and Spanish

    Hometown: Moorhead, Minn.

    “Coming to Carthage was easily the best decision I have ever made. The people here are so kind, the professors are always willing to help and want you to succeed, and there are so many ways to get involved. Carthage will always and forever be one of my favorite places.”

    Caitlyn Malecki

    Caitlyn Malecki ’23

    Majors: Marketing and Management

    Hometown: Franklin, WI

    “My favorite moments at Carthage were being a cheerleader, Carthage allowing me to be here, meeting my best friends, dances, and going to the Brewers vs. Cubs game and Bucks game!”

    Amber Moser

    Amber Moser ’24

    Majors: Management, Marketing, and Exercise and Sport Science

    Minors: Secondary Education

    Hometown: Round Lake, Illinois

    “I chose Carthage because I wanted that small school feel, so I could form good relationships with my professors. Carthage is pretty close to my home but also far enough to get that independence that I wanted. Lastly, the campus was just so pretty, and I love the view of the lake every morning!” 

    Hanna Snedecor ’23

    Majors: Management and Marketing

    Hometown: Wauconda, Illinois

    “I chose Carthage because of the small classes, the welcome feeling, the faculty, the academic buildings, the opportunities, and the beautiful views.”

    Nicole Vydra

    Nicole Vydra ’24

    Majors: Marketing, Management, and Finance

    Minors: Economics

    Hometown: Aurora, Illinois

    “The career options with marketing, management, and finance are endless. I have developed personally and professionally by enhancing my public speaking skills, business knowledge and vocabulary, and awareness of career opportunities in business. The business program develops well-rounded students, and the business itself is an extremely rewarding career.”

    Cade Wilson ?23

    Cade Wilson ’23

    Majors: Criminal Justice (Pre-Law Concentration) and Management

    Hometown: Ottumwa, Iowa

    “The small class sizes at Carthage allowed me to develop a more impactful relationship with professors, which made me more comfortable speaking up in class when I didn’t understand something or when I felt passionate about a topic.”