Logan Dales

    Logan Dales ’25

    Majors: Physics, studio art (ceramics)

    Minors: Women’s & Gender Studies

    Hometown: Greenwood, Ind.

    “The physics program here is amazing, with connections across the country that I’d hope would make for a great education and possibly help me find a job post-graduation.”

    Jude Dzurak

    Jude Dzurak ’24

    Majors: Psychology

    Minors: Women’s and Gender Studies

    Hometown: Oak Lawn, Illinois

    “I chose to be a women’s and gender studies minor because I have always been drawn to learning about intersectionality and other prominent social issues, and this allowed me to continue educating myself and allowed me to continue feeling passionate about it.”

    Emily Frost ?23

    Emily Frost ’23

    Majors: Political Science

    Minors: Religion, Women’s and Gender Studies

    Hometown: Montgomery, Illinois

    “Whenever I had a difficult time (either in my personal life or academically), my political science and women’s and gender studies professors were there for me. Almost all of them would adjust due dates if needed and provide me with extra support as well.”

    Justin Girodat

    Justin Girodat ’24

    Majors: Political Science

    Minors: Women and Gender Studies, Business Administration

    Hometown: Avon, Minn.

    “What I have come to learn about the Women’s and Gender Studies department is that it’s not about the content you learn, but the person you become. For this reason, I have loved taking courses that have allowed me to reevaluate the person I am today. Not only that, it has opened pathways into new friendships, good relations with amazing staff, and opportunities to really make a change in our Carthage community.” 

    Serena Richardson ?24

    Serena Richardson ’24

    Majors: Spanish and Sociology

    Minors: Women’s and Gender Studies

    Hometown: Milwaukee, Wis.

    “I recently went on a J-Term study tour to Peru called The Role of Tourism and its Effect on Women and the Environment in Peru. We studied the effects of tourism on both the environment and indigenous women. This trip was absolutely phenomenal!”

    Kortni Robinson ?24

    Kortni Robinson ’24

    Majors: Sociology

    Minors: Women’s and Gender Studies, and Dance

    Hometown: Flossmoor, Illinois

    “The professors have really inspired me to follow my passions. Having good relationships with faculty strengthens my trust in Carthage and what it has to offer.”

    Abby Trch ?23

    Abby Trch ’23

    Majors: Political Science

    Minors: Women’s and Gender Studies, Social Justice

    Hometown: Algonquin, Illinois

    “Carthage faculty have had an invaluable impact on my college career. These are the types of relationships you could never find at larger universities.”

    Jenna Zeihen ’23

    Majors: Communications

    Minors: Women and Gender Studies

    Hometown: Kenosha, Wis.

    “I always had a desire to connect with people, share stories, make art, and help others. I know my studies bring me those things every day!”