Annalisa Bucaro

    Annalisa Bucaro ’23

    Majors: Nursing

    Hometown: Addison, Illinois

    “I think that other students should consider nursing. It is a lot of work, but it is a high-demand field, and there will always be jobs. It is a very rewarding field if you are passionate about caring for others.”

    James Castro

    James Castro ’24

    Majors: Nursing

    Minors: Business Administration

    Hometown: Kenosha, Wis.

    “I chose nursing over anything else because it truly is the most rewarding career! It can be a lot of hard work and stress, but the outcomes and words that patients give you can really make your day.”

    Benjamin Gabbey

    Benjamin Gabbey ’25

    Majors: Nursing

    Hometown: Wind Lake, Wisconsin

    “Nursing allows me to give care and compassion to those in need during some of the most desperate times of their lives.”

    Michelle Gorney ?25

    Michelle Gorney ’25

    Majors: Nursing

    Hometown: Oswego, Illinois

    “I love how the faculty are so easy to reach out to. I love how close people are here with one another. And I love the atmosphere in general.”

    Devon Kuhn

    Devon Kuhn ’26

    Majors: Nursing

    Minors: Spanish

    Hometown: Leesburg, Indiana

    “A piece of advice I have for other students is to make use of all the resources around you. From the Office of Peer Tutoring to The Aspire Center, there are many places to receive guidance.”

    Abigail Wetzel

    Abigail Wetzel ’24

    Majors: Nursing

    Hometown: Peoria, Illinois

    “I chose Carthage because of the incredible faculty within the nursing program and the small class sizes. You can tell that the nursing faculty want to get to know you, and you can create that professional relationship with them that will help you with internship and jobs in the future. Carthage Nursing has many opportunities to grow as a student and future healthcare staff member through our clinicals and internships.”

    Joseph White

    Joseph White ’24

    Majors: Nursing

    Hometown: Kenosha, Wisconsin

    “Other students should consider my major if they’re really passionate about providing care to people on a physical, mental, and emotional level. Nurses have the ability to impact the lives of individuals during their most vulnerable circumstances. It is an incredible feeling to provide comfort and support to others when they need it most.”

    Kyle Williamson ?24

    Kyle Williamson ’24

    Majors: Nursing

    Hometown: Minooka, Illinois

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