Congratulations 2017 Grads!

Here's to a bright future for the College of Continuing Education students graduating this year. Here are just some of their stories.

  • Jillian Wright-Martin
    Master of Professional Studies in Integrated Behavioral Health

    Jillian Wright-Martin’s call to serve is grounded in her steadfast faith and sense of compassion. “Early on in life I entered the... more

  • Kayla Martin
    Master of Professional Studies in Arts and Cultural Leadership

    Kayla Martin's nonprofit board experience positions her to expand an institution's reach and increase engagement.

  • Artist Heidi Jeub in her studio
    Master of Professional Studies in Arts and Cultural Leadership

    Artist, educator, mother, scholar. Heidi Jeub fulfills her roles with talent, passion, and dedication.

  • Colin Armstead
    Information Technology Infrastructure

    The next wave of IT professionals is learning about cyber security and studying ways to make data more secure. We sat down with Colin... more

  • Anne Belde
    Health Services Management

    When Health Services Management student Anne Belde completed an internship with HealthPartners, she learned about an important issue in... more

  • Bentley Clarke
    Information Technology Infrastructure

    For Bentley Clarke, the decision to pursue an education in computer science and IT was a no-brainer. There was something about... more

  • Aislyn Keyes
    Inter-College Program

    For shark conservationist and biologist Aislyn Keyes, every week is shark week. Find out why she loves these sharp-toothed predators and... more

  • Matt Lowe
    Information Technology Infrastructure

    Matt Lowe is the kind of technophile who’s drawn to the invisible, buzzing background of what makes technology work. That includes... more

  • Lamin Manjang
    Inter-College Program

    Lamin Manjang realized he wanted to pursue a career in nursing after a family trip to his mother’s native Liberia in 2012, the... more

  • First 4 Graduates of HSM Program
    Health Services Management

    December will mark the graduation of the Health Services Management (HSM) program’s first four graduates. Since enrollment for the... more

  • Nolan Rinta
    Construction Management

    By the time Nolan Rinta reached the end of this sophomore year, he was still determining what his major would be. It wasn’t until he sat... more

  • Amanda Talan
    Master of Professional Studies in Addictions Counseling

    Amanda Talan should wear a cape. She will graduate with not one, but two master’s degrees this spring on top of being a graduate... more

  • Yeupheng Vang
    Construction Management

    Two factors have contributed to 19-year-old Yuepheng Vang’s accelerated track to professionalism and adulthood. One of these is... more

  • Mandi Wordes
    Inter-College Program

    For Mandi Wordes, the secret to living a good life is cultivating a healthy body and mind. Now she is about to graduate from the ... more