Spring 2020 Graduate Stories


05/07/2020

We are so proud of our graduates! Here are some of their inspiring stories!

Luke Mathews
Nursing
Mathews has accepted a position at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital and will begin working in the Cardiology and Pulmonology Unit this July.

Bradley Wheeler
Industrial and Mechanical Engineering
Bradley's service trip to Brazil "was an unexplainable experience. A lot of people think engineers just sit there and solve math problems all day without thinking about why they are doing it. That experience showed me engineers are really there to help make life easier and better for people."

Darcy Ratermann
Management
She learned Human Resource management was her passion during a junior year internship with the Marco Group International, an industrial equipment supplier based in Davenport.

Matt DiIulio
Cybersecurity
DiIulio made the most of his SAU experience as a member of several music ensembles and majoring in Cybersecurity.

Sara Killackey
History and Political Science
Given Sara's determination, ceaseless work ethic, and strong leadership skills, future success seems almost certainly guaranteed.

Aweys Aweys
Finance and Marketing
Far from where he grew up in Somalia and India, Aweys found family and himself at SAU.

Charlotte and Mason Flynn
Charlotte: Management, Marketing, Business Sales 
Mason: Business Sales
"We really got the opportunity to build each other up and became really good friends. That's part of growing up - learning to appreciate those around you."

Christin Lucas
Sociology
Christin's understanding of human action and interaction was key to the steady presence and advocacy she provided to her peers and the campus campus community over the past four years

Evelyn Nunez
Forensic Psychology and Spanish
Unconditional and consistent Ambrose support helped Evelyn realize her power to work through a series of obstacles and finish her education.

Miranda Noack
Mechanical Engineering
Miranda will enroll at the University of Colorado Denver in pursuit of a master's of bio-engineering degree, working and researching at UCD's Center for Inclusive Design and Engineering.

Nathan Tappen
Computer Science
His Ambrosian experience went beyond academics. "There was room for other activities, to be social, and find your way outside the classroom," he said.

Michelle Voelkers and Josh Voelkers
MOL and Criminal Justice
Mother and son work toward college degrees together

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