Hear our students talk about their five favorite things about Carthage. Why five? Well we had to cut them off somewhere, otherwise these videos would be looooooong.
Courtney Lee ’21
Courtney Lee is a sophomore from Buffalo Grove, Illinois. She is majoring Marketing and Business Management major. She’s also a member of the Lady Reds Soccer team where she was named the Most Improved Player during the 2019 season. One of her five favorite things about Carthage are the people that she’s met at here. “I think all my friends here are like my second family and they make it easy being far from home.”
Madi Anderson ’20
Madi traveled to Carthage from California and has found her place in the community here.
Leah Poulous ’19
Leah loves the camaraderie between students working through tough assignments. “Everybody’s really there to help each other. There were different days where we all got together to do a study group before finals because we were all in the same boat, we were all nervous about the same things. … Everybody is just willing to help you out.”
Elizabeth Casey ’19
One of Elizabeth’s favorite things about Carthage is the class diversity. She took Cancer Biology for one of her J-Term courses. “It was a lot different from any other class I’ve taken in the fact that it wasn’t just like biology, it was specific.”
Nathan Morris ’18
Nathan loves how woven athletics is into the fabric of campus. “It’s so rare to get so many athletes in one place, in one school, where we all just do it for the love of the sport
Aidan Crosby ’18
One of Aidan’s favorite things about Carthage is its location between Milwaukee and Chicago.
Kevin Landgraff ’17
A Kenosha native, one Kevin’s favorites is the city itself. From going to the beach to going to different shops, Kevin comments “There are different opportunities all over the city, whether it be jobs or just for recreation.”
Maddie Gronset ’17
Maddie majored in Communication and was a member of the Carthage Women’s Water Polo team. ‘At Carthage, you can still focus on getting good grades and getting on Dean’s list, while being a student-athlete, and I never thought I would have that opportunity.”
Nathaniel Cotton III ’17
Nathaniel loves all the things that he can do in his downtime. “Carthage does a really good job at promoting social opportunities for students, from the things that you can do with CAB [Carthage Activities Board] events, to how many clubs they have here. It’s super-diverse. They keep bringing in new things for you to always have fun with, so you get this nice feeling of integrating into college.”
Gina Sipka ’17
Gina double-majored in Graphic Design and Studio Art and one of the favorite things is how small the class sizes are at Carthage and how she got personal attention from professors.