Jillian Arbeiter ?23

    Jillian Arbeiter

    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.”

    Daniel Budzisz ?23

    David Budzisz

    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

    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

    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

    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.”

    Amber Moser

    Amber Moser

    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 would be able to 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 loved the view of the lake every morning!” 

    Nicole Vydra

    Nicole Vydra

    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.”