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Alyssa Young portrait

Class of: 2020

Alyssa Young, from St. Ignatius, Montana, graduated from Carroll in 2020 with a dual degree in French & Francophone Studies and International Relations.

During her time at Carroll, Alyssa studied abroad for a semester at the Université...Read more

Alex Cochell Profile Picture

Class of: 2019

Alex Cochell graduated from Carroll in 2019 with Bachelor’s Degrees in International Relations, Political Science, and French (and an Associate’s Degree in India Studies). While at Carroll, Alex traveled to India and Morocco for studies and service....Read more

Carter Anderson Profile Picture

Class of: 2019

Carter Anderson graduated from Carroll in 2019. As a freshman pre-med student, Carter happened upon his passion for language and earned degrees in biology and French. His senior year, he completed a virtual portfolio outlining how French has...Read more

Esmeralda Vladimirova Portrait

Class of: 2019

I graduated from Carroll in 2019 with my Bachelor's in Psychology. I can honestly say that the faculty at Carroll does a fantastic job supporting students and helping them achieve their goals. I would not have found a passion for teaching if it were...Read more

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Class of: 2019

In January 2019 I began my service as an HIV/AIDs Outreach Coordinator with the Peace Corps in South Africa. For the Community HIV Outreach Project (CHOP), volunteers such as myself aim to reduce HIV stigma, help provide linkages to care

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Class of: 2019

It has been an odd few months following graduation. The summer was like any other. But as the days wrapped up I did not return to Carroll College like I had the year before. Instead, I unpacked boxes in a rural Montana town known as Glasgow...Read more

Kyle Jones Headshot

Class of: 2019

Born and raised in Bozeman, Kyle Jones is Montana native and a 2019 graduate from Carroll College. He studied Finance and Entrepreneurship and is passionate about all realms of business. While pursuing his own ventures during college, Kyle was also...Read more

Photo of Austen Davis

Class of: 2018

My time at Carroll provided me with the academic skills and knowledge base necessary to pursue a career in medicine. Carroll’s rigorous Health Sciences program provided me both with a scientific perspective of medicine and a

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Portrait of Bernhardt Di Cino

Class of: 2018

What is your favorite thing about Carroll?

When I first arrived on campus, I was really nervous about approaching the professor to ask for help. I finally built up the nerve to visit one of my professors during office hours to ask for help,...Read more

Portrait of Cassandra Offt

Class of: 2018

I'm currently finishing my Masters in Teaching at Washington State University and I'm headed into a career as a high school English teacher.

The academic experience at Carroll College was really comprehensive and has been a huge part of my...Read more

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Class of: 2018

Double Major: Spanish and International Relations 

Carroll College is proud to announce that Cierra Powell, class of 2018, is the college’s first recipient of a ...Read more

Photo of Darren Hecker

Class of: 2018

In the Fall of 2018, I accepted a position as a Laboratory Technician for Neogen Corporation in Lincoln, Nebraska. Neogen deals with animal safety, food safety, genomics, life sciences, and toxicology. As a Laboratory Technician I will be

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Class of: 2018

"In  August of 2018 I began the tumultuous journey that is graduate school, at Pacific University in Hillsboro, OR. I’ve had the dream of becoming a physical therapist since high school and because of the support and

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Class of: 2018

Description of Responsibilities:
Even though I wish I was back in Ireland or Montana, I am sure loving my new life in the working
world here in Rainy Seattle! Since graduating in May 2018 I have started a position as a...Read more

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Class of: 2018

Hello Saints! I graduated from Carroll College in the spring of 2018 with a double major in Public Health and Health Sciences. This is my second year living in Arizona and working towards my Master of Science degree in Athletic

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Class of: 2018

My name is Isabella “Izzy” Geraghty. My family and I moved around a lot but we eventually settled down in Las Vegas, NV. During my time living in Las Vegas, I went through certain obstacles in my life that inspired me to want to help others. Therefore...Read more

Portrait of Jamie Severson

Class of: 2018

What is your favorite thing about Carroll?

My favorite thing about Carroll is the plethora of activities that are offered on and off campus. In college it’s important to enjoy as many activities you can with your fellow colleagues. Carroll...Read more

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Class of: 2018

Jesica Bauer, a 2018 graduate and former math modeling team member, received some wonderful news from the National Science Foundation regarding an NSF graduate research fellowship. I asked Jesica to provide a follow up on this wonderful news...Read more

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Class of: 2018

"I graduated in 2018 with degrees in mathematics and foreign language for international development. Why should you come to Carroll? First off, one of my favorite parts about the math program at Carroll is that it's very applied. I love math because I...Read more

Portrait of Mariah Schell

Class of: 2018

What is your favorite thing about Helena?

The thing that I love most about Helena is the beautiful landscape. Coming from the flat, dry valleys of Eastern Montana, this place is like a dream come true. I have always wanted to live in the...Read more

Marija Nicksic photo

Class of: 2018

Marija Nicksic graduated from Carroll in 2018 with a dual degree in French and History. Her senior year, she completed her French capstone project as an independent research paper on Pierre Falcon, a French-Canadian-Native American, fur-trapping poet...Read more

Tegan Bauer Headshot

Class of: 2018

After graduating with a double major in public relations and communications, a minor in marketing, and certificate in social media I was hired part time as the marketing and development associate for the Montana Free Press (...Read more

Chase Constantine

Class of: 2017

My time at Carroll provided me with the knowledge and skills I needed to be successful in my future career. The Health Sciences department taught me that not everyone has to be a physician to make positive changes in the health of our...Read more
David Woolston Image

Class of: 2017

David Woolston, a 2017 grad in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology has been working for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, WA, and just got his first research publication. His work concerns long term survival in patients with...Read more

Portrait of Hanna Roberts

Class of: 2017

I was born and raised on Raft Island, WA where I quickly fell in love with horseback riding. After competing in three day eventing from age five to the present, I realized how much horses can positively impact people. This inspired me to learn more...Read more

Jessica Simkins

Class of: 2017

I use my Carroll education every day in my line of work. An example of this is when I have to use my basic hydraulic fundamentals to complete engineering designs. Engineering is definitely not one of those professions that you can toss

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Portrait of Jordan Trinka

Class of: 2017

I graduated from Carroll College in May of 2017 with a bachelor of arts in mathematics and a minor in computer science and am now currently in the Computation Sciences Ph.D. program at Marquette University.

I have nothing but good things to...Read more

Joseph Zepeda photo

Class of: 2017

"I majored in math and physics at Carroll and I'm currently a graduate student at the University of Notre Dame pursuing a Ph.D. in Physics. My area of interest is in stellar astrophysics; we seek to understand the first stars. Unfortunately, the first...Read more

Photo of Victoria Kong

Class of: 2017

Victoria Kong is a PhD candidate at the University of Pittsburgh in Inorganic Chemistry.  Post-graduation she hopes to live abroad, and more specifically, do research in...Read more

Photo of Alex Kurtz

Class of: 2017

 Carroll has prepped me for the future as a life-long learner. "

Alex Kurtz '17 attends the...Read more

Portrait of Lauren Cain with stethoscope

Class of: 2017

What kept me going was the caring and welcoming environment created by my professors in the nursing program. They mean it when they say “my door is always open,” and it was clearly evident that they cared deeply for us as a person,

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Leah Esposito Photo

Class of: 2017

Leah's Moment

Leah Esposito,  a biology major with a 3.97 GPA, is no stranger to championship moments. During her career as a...Read more

MollyKate Stein

Class of: 2017

I took advantage of as many opportunities as I could at Carroll College. The academic rigor, opportunity for spiritual growth, and the supportive teaching staff helped prepare me for admissions into graduate school. I am currently at Idaho...Read more
Zach Milburn

Class of: 2017

What kind of oppurtunities have you recieved at Carroll?

Over the course of a semester, I had the opportunity to research and create a hypothetical, free summer lunch program for school-aged kids in the Helena area. I developed a deeper...Read more

Carroll College placeholder image of Simperman Hall in the sun.

Class of: 2016

BA high school volleyball standout, the Choteau native was accepted to a variety of schools. But when she first toured Carroll, Alissa Abentroth felt that she fit in and decided that's where I want to go to school. On Carroll's campus everyone says, '...Read more

Portrait of Allyson Hollingsworth outside

Class of: 2016

Carroll College was a place where I not only grew academically, but also has a whole person. The rigorous classwork challenged me and at the same time showed what I was capable of. I was lucky enough to have so many experiences during my time...Read more
Portrait of Amber Graf

Class of: 2016

I am a second year Master's of Arts in Forensic Psychology with a Military Psychology speciality student who is set to graduate in June. I am currently at two internships this year. I provide intake assessments and therapy at an outpatient sex...Read more

Angelo Brennan fishing on a river

Class of: 2016

In the fall of 2015, I had the opportunity to work with Warriors and Quiet Waters Foundation, LLC, in Bozeman, MT. They serve to promote positive change in traumatically wounded combat veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan through fly fishing in...Read more
Ashley Rollin Burke portrait

Class of: 2016

Attending Carroll College was one the best decisions I ever made. It felt like home, a place where I grew academically and as a whole person. I had the opportunity to join the Up till Dawn Executive Board, a program that raises

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Baird Linke trail running with friends

Class of: 2016

Baird Link Smiling Broadly

Baird's Moment

The moments of friendship and bonding Baird Linke...Read more

Portrait of Caitlin Anglemier

Class of: 2016

What is your favorite thing about Carroll?

The second that you step on campus, you are already a part of this big family. I have never encountered such a friendly and welcoming atmosphere and that has been such a source of comfort during my...Read more

Portrait of Carly Colligan

Class of: 2016

What is your favorite thing about Helena?

I love how Helena has a small town atmosphere but still provides BIG opportunities. There are lots of places to do internships and get advice from professionals. Being at Carroll in Helena has made...Read more

Portrait of Conor Smith outside

Class of: 2016

Conor is now attending Idaho State University, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program.

Going to Carroll College was the best decision that I have ever made. I received the best education one could ask for, made lifelong friends, and

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Dallas Vanluchene

Class of: 2016

Attending Carroll College was one of the best decisions I have ever made for both my academic as well as personal development. During my time at Carroll, I developed professional relationships with the school faculty well as people in the...Read more
Dempsey Rogers photo

Class of: 2016

"I studied math and physics at Carroll (graduating in 2016). What I found is that the only people who work harder than the students are the professors, and this is especially true in the Physics and Math Departments.

Starting out my first year...Read more

Photo of Elizabeth Carlson

Class of: 2016

"I graduated from Carroll College in May 2016, with a major in mathematics and a minor in physics.  I'm currently attending graduate school at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. I am working on obtaining my Ph.D. in mathematics, and in my...Read more

Snapshot of Elizabeth Morris with an ocean view in the background

Class of: 2016

Double Major: Spanish and Biology

Why Spanish? I chose to study Spanish in order to be able to travel and communicate with others first hand. I was also always interested in Latin American history,...Read more

Elle Barta repelling down a large rock in the desert

Class of: 2016

It was Elle Barta's first time in the desert. She was on spring break with CAMP. Up until then, her idea of spending time in the outdoors was hiking trails in the mountains surrounded by trees—nothing like what she was encountering in Utah.

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Photo of Erin Hanson in a labratory

Class of: 2016

After graduating from Carroll, I took a year off from academics to work as an analytical chemist at Bridger Analytical Lab . Currently I am a graduate student at...Read more

Portrait of Hadley Chambers

Class of: 2016

Hometown: Billings, MT

Double Major: Spanish and Psychology

Why Spanish? I first started taking Spanish classes in high school because my sister and I were determined to...Read more

Maria Suthers and Hanna Roberts working with a horse

Class of: 2016

Hanna's Moment

It was Hanna Roberts’ first year at Carroll. As an anthrozoology major, she was volunteering in the equine therapy program at a local therapeutic youth home. One of her young clients was on the autism spectrum and didn’t like...Read more

Jacob Horn Headshot

Class of: 2016

The Health Sciences department at Carroll College provided with a strong educational background to prepare me for the demands of graduate school. The faculty were extremely supportive in helping me achieve my goals and pushed me to be the

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Portrait of Jonathyn Jannot

Class of: 2016

What is your favorite thing about Helena?

One of my favorite things about Carroll is how close it is to downtown Helena. Carrolll's campus is within walking distance of all the great attractions downtown Helena has to offer. There's the...Read more

Portrait of Kelly Taft

Class of: 2016

What is your favorite thing about Helena?

My favorite things about Helena are these things they call mountains. Not only do they provide an excellent backdrop for learning, but also they offer a multitude of outdoor opportunities which...Read more

Potrait of Leah Henningsen

Class of: 2016

What is your favorite thing about Carroll?

My favorite thing about Carroll was living in Guadalupe Hall my freshman year. Almost every night my friends and I would sit in the hallway on my floor for group homework sessions, which were always...Read more

Portrait of Pierce Peasley

Class of: 2016

What is your favorite thing about Helena?

Living in Helena has been a fantastic part of my Carroll experience. The city is situated so that you can participate in a wide variety of outdoor activities from skiing to ice fishing. However, not...Read more

Portrait of Ryan Edens

Class of: 2016

Carroll gave me the opportunity to travel to Haiti, Ecuador, and Uganda with Montana Dental Outreach. On the trips, we students assisted the dentists with anything that was needed. Sometimes this included running around the clinic

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Sarah Leonhardt

Class of: 2016

The Carroll College Psychology program was instrumental in preparing me for graduate studies in social work at Boston University. The small class sizes fostered strong student-professor relationships, provided meaningful mentorship, and cultivated an...Read more

Sarah Roberts holding an owl

Class of: 2016

Sarah's Moment

As part of my program I worked at Montana Wild Rehab Center. I just remember waking up early one morning and realizing that I was actually happy to be getting up that early, because going in there didn’t feel like

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Portrait of Sidney Bryn, outside

Class of: 2016

What will you miss most about Carroll when you graduate?

What I will miss most when I graduate are the people at Carroll. The relationships that I have formed with my friends and some of Carroll’s faculty will last way beyond graduation....Read more

Portrait of Ted Olenick

Class of: 2016

"My name is Ted Olenick and I am currently in medical school at ICOM in Boise, ID. I grew up in Pocatello, ID, before ultimately deciding to make the move up to Montana to attend Carroll. The decision to choose Carroll was by no means an easy one...Read more

Tyler Zimmer in a lab

Class of: 2016

It was the first time Tyler Zimmer went looking for some one-to-one help from a professor. And he was immediately struck by how accessible, personable, and willing to engage his professor was. There was no appointment necessary. No time limit given....Read more

Portrait of Veronica Jones

Class of: 2016

I majored in Theology because I wanted to learn more about the history and development of the Christian faith. 

Majoring in theology has allowed me to come into contact with people who are all passionate about Christianity and strive to...Read more

Portrait of Allison Sexe, Carroll College Alumni

Class of: 2015

Carroll gave me the opportunity to be challenged to grow as a student and person as a whole. The Health Sciences curriculum guided me in meeting the prerequisites for Early Decision admission to the University of Montana School of Physical...Read more
Claire Hopper

Class of: 2015

Bio: I'm 23 years old from Shelby Montana. I obtained my Bachelor's Degree in psychology from Carroll College in the spring of 2016. While at Carroll College, I was vice president of the psychology club and president the following,...Read more

Portrait of Dustin Williams wearing safety goggles and a lab coat

Class of: 2015

Dustin Williams, class of 2015, believes Carroll College has made him a better scientist, providing  hands-on experience and opportunties for independent research.Read more

Jared Thielke

Class of: 2015

Bio: I transferred to Carroll College after attending the University of Saint Mary, Leavenworth, KS, my first year (2013-2014). At Carroll I assisted professors with teaching and research, allowing me to conduct and present 3 research...Read more

Portrait of Jay Bouchard

Class of: 2015

After graduating from Carroll in 2015 with an English degree and a restless heart, I moved to Chicago to pursue a Master's degree at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.

For a kid who grew up in New Hampshire and grew wiser (...Read more

Jenessa McElrath Portrait

Class of: 2015

Jenessa McElrath is enrolled in the  Masters of Health Administration program at the University of Washington. As part of her degree, she served as a summer Oncology Services intern at UCHealth in Denver. She was also an Administrative Fellow...Read more

Portrait of Jessica Knapp with a view of a village in the background

Class of: 2015

B.A. Philosophy 2015

I graduated in Fall 2015 with a degree in philosophy. My philosophy thesis was entitled,An Investigation of the Self as relational and the propensity for evil produced from indifference towards human relationships. ...Read more

Kara Image

Class of: 2015

Fast Enterprises

Description of Responsibilities: 
I was offered a job with Fast Enterprises before I graduated and started working in Santa Fe, NM to help to implement the state's new vehicle system. I also...Read more

Snapshot of Katie Ryan Smiling

Class of: 2015

Major: Biology;  Minor: Theology

I really enjoyed the moral theology courses I was taking and decided to push it further.  The balance between the black and white nature of biology and...Read more

Kayvonne Vaver photo

Class of: 2015

Before attending Carroll, I was never a student who thrived in the academic world. I had challenges in believing in myself or even believing that I would ever graduate college. Through the years, professors in the Public Health program

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Portrait of Matthew Christiaens

Class of: 2015

Major: Psychology; Minor: Theology 

I decided to be a theology minor because I was struggling in my Psychology major.  It really bothered me that a person’s faith life was simply dismissed in many areas of psychology.  I wanted...Read more

Matthew Rosman wearing a lab coat and safety goggles

Class of: 2015

After graduation, I worked at as a medical scribe at St. Peter’s Hospital. The integrated lab offered by Carroll gave me experience in separating subjective and objective information. This...Read more

Portrait of Meghan Benda

Class of: 2015

Since graduation, I've been pretty busy. I took a year away from academics and worked at Energy Laboratories in Helena as an analytical chemist. During that time, I applied to and was accepted into a...Read more

Shayne Durbin Portrait

Class of: 2015

2020 update, class of 2015

Dr. Shayne Durbin D.C., graduated from Carroll College in the Spring of 2015. While at Carroll, Shayne kept himself busy melding his passions for athletics and healthcare. Shayne...Read more

Portrait of Taylor Stewart

Class of: 2015

B.S. Biology/B.A. Theology

I chose Theology as a major because I was interested in the development of ethical systems, including those rooted in scripture, historical social teaching, and developed from moral theology.

Theology has...Read more

Snapshot of Tyson Cooper in a hard hat and orange vest

Class of: 2015

Carroll College provided the skills I needed to be successful in the work force. Communication skills I developed at Carroll have allowed me to build and effectively provide training that grabs attention and accurately depicts potential life...Read more
Snapshot of Alex Gaiser with a Camel

Class of: 2014

Alex Gaiser (class of 2014) is originally from Portland, Oregon. In the summer of 2013, Alex had the opportunity to be the founder of ELAP in Jordan, which is a program that...Read more

Poetrait of Dennis Mikelonis

Class of: 2014

Degree: Business Administration, 2014

Extracurricular involvement while at Carroll: Shooting guard for the Carroll Men's Basketball team...Read more

Portrait of Joseph King

Class of: 2014

I am currently a data scientist at The Boeing Company in Seattle, Washington, where I utilize data to build predictive models and provide analytical solutions. I have contributed to areas such as sensor data analysis, text mining maintenance messages...Read more

Justin Carville Image

Class of: 2014

Description of Responsibilities: 
I am currently a senior software engineer working in Portland Oregon at a small(ish) (when I started at least) startup. My focus is working with analytics and machine learning. Overall,...Read more

Portrait of Kelsey Fallis Outside

Class of: 2014

Shortly after graduation in 2014, I accepted a position as a grant and development writer here at Carroll College.  I didn’t set out my freshman year to major in English with the end goal of becoming a grant writer, but Carroll’s courses and...Read more

Portrait of Kiersten Utsey

Class of: 2014

I am currently pursuing a PhD in Mathematics at the University of Utah. In particular, I am studying applied mathematics with a focus in mathematical biology, and my research involves building and analyzing a mathematical model of DNA methylation...Read more

Marisa (Arneson) Dieter Headshot

Class of: 2014

Marisa (Arneson) Dieter graduated from Carroll in 2014. Marisa currently works in the Special Pathogens Unit treating COVID-19 patients at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, WA.

My name is Marisa (Arneson) Dieter and I

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Snapshot of Hoonie Kim

Class of: 2014

During his time at Carroll, Chemistry major Myunghoon (Hoonie) Kim (class of 2014) worked with Dr. Caroline Pharr on the design, synthesis, and characterization of novel organic molecules that have potential applications in new...Read more

Taylor Peliska Abroad and Dancing

Class of: 2014

B.A. Philosophy 2014

Philosophy, to me, is lived. It’s interactive. One of the most important things I took leaving Carroll College is that, no matter how much you read philosophy, write about it, think about it, (all great things!) the basis...Read more

Tony Rosales photo

Class of: 2014

After my first year at Carroll, I was asked to be a lab aide and this continued through my senior year. It was through this experience that I became a part of a small but supportive community that so happened to be the Chemistry Department. The...Read more

Elizabeth Baker on the beach with the ocean in the background

Class of: 2013

Elizabeth Ternes graduated from Carroll in 2013 with majors in French and History. During her time at Carroll, she studied abroad in Caen, France. After graduation, she taught English in France as part of the TAPIF program. She completed a Masters in...Read more

Katie Garrison

Class of: 2013

Bio: I am 3rd-year PhD student in the Social and Personality area of the Department of Psychological Brain Sciences at Texas A&M University. I study self-control and hope to stay in academia and conduct psychological research and...Read more

Black and White Portrait of Mark McLean

Class of: 2013

B.A. Philosophy and French 2013

After receiving a B.A. in Philosophy and French from Carroll College in 2013 and my M.A. in Philosophy from KU Leuven in Leuven, Belgium in September 2015, I am currently enrolled in the the MPhil program at KU...Read more

Snapshot of Megan Olszewski

Class of: 2013

As an undergraduate student at Carroll College, Megan Olszewski combined the Community Health major with a Business Administration minor to prepare her for a career in the health administration.  During her time in Helena, she gained programmatic...Read more

Snapshot of Nathan Pawelek on Graduation Day

Class of: 2013

B.A. Philosophy and Theology with a minor in Classical Studies 2013

I graduated from Carroll in 2013, majoring in Philosophy and Theology with a minor in Classical Studies.

Right after graduation I took a high school teaching position...Read more

Seth Pattee photo

Class of: 2013

I first learned about "green chemistry," the design of products and processes that minimize the use and generation of hazardous substances, in several of my chemistry...Read more

Portrait of Shelby Goodrich, Carroll College Alumni

Class of: 2013

During her four years at Carroll, Shelby worked hard to learn the concepts needed to improve the lives of others. Along with taking an active part in the classroom, Shelby was very involved in Campus Ministry, Freshman Orientation, and assisting with...Read more

Portrait of Will Wright, Class of 2013

Class of: 2013

What were your majors?

While at Carroll, I majored in HistoryHistory & Political Science for Secondary Education, and ...Read more

Portrait of Bubba Bartlett

Class of: 2012

Bubba Bartlett, Health Sciences major from the class of 2012, spent his four years at Carroll working hard both in the classroom and on the football field. While he helped to produce four national NAIA championships (2007-11), he also was among the...Read more

Snapshot of Taryne Ela Outside in the Sun

Class of: 2012

As a member of the women’s soccer team, Taryne Ela spent hours both on the field and on the road.  Even with her busy schedule, she was able to complete her degree in Health Sciences with a concentration in Psychology and Anthrozoology and...Read more

Snapshot of Christy Neiffer in a hat

Class of: 2011

Christy Neiffer, had earned a Carroll College Nursing Degree in 2007, but injuries kept her from the rigorous hours that nursing demanded. After much thought, she chose to return to Carroll to work on a degree in Community Health.  After...Read more

Portrait of David Fishback Outside

Class of: 2011

Brief description of responsibilities: Take a technology and create a platform wide validation plan and test cases to be executed by another part of the team located in India.

Briefly describe one of your more...Read more

Snapshot of Emily Stueven

Class of: 2011

After finishing up my student-teaching semester and graduating from Carroll in 2010, I was hired to teach English at Helena High School in Helena, Montana. That's where I am now: teaching sophomores and juniors...Read more

Snapshot of Matt Sewell

Class of: 2011

Matt is a 2011 Carroll graduate with a major in Communications and Public Relations and minors in Business Administration and Broadcasting with Marketing. During his time at Carroll, he worked as an assistant Sports Information Director with the...Read more

Portrait of Megahn McKeown, Carroll College Alumni

Class of: 2011

There are numerous reasons why the biology program truly shines at Carroll, but I believe the primary reason is the amazing interaction that occurs between the professor and student. The professors make it a priority to get to know each...Read more

Snapshot of Rachel Franklin

Class of: 2011

After graduating in May of 2011 with a degree in Community Health, Rachel Franklin completed a CDC funded internship for Helena that focused on improving the health of a whole community.  Her work entailed a complete community health assessment...Read more

Portrait of Ryan Orth

Class of: 2011

HP newbie

Description of Responsibilities:
Design and implement software for HP's Enterprise Servers, Storage, and Networking Group.

Notable Memory from Carroll:
Many specific memories...Read more

Black and White Portrait of Amber Robbins

Class of: 2010

Current work: Senior Performance Auditor

I currently work as a senior performance auditor for the Montana Legislative Audit Division. This work involves evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of state ...Read more

Portrait of Andrew Chenovick on a street

Class of: 2010

Andrew Chenovick graduated from Carroll College in 2010 with a degree in Communication Studies and Public Relations with an emphasis in Journalism and a minor in TV Production. During his time at Carroll, he was very...Read more

Portrait of Dustin Dickerson

Class of: 2010

After completing my Master’s degree at Montana State I began work for the Center for Clinical Translational Research at Billings Clinic where I consulted on various research projects and helped gather data in the field.  The desire to be closer...Read more

Eddie Alvarez, Class of 2010 - photographed with Jesse Jackson

Class of: 2010

What did you love about Carroll?

I loved the family aspect of Carroll. We all seemed to want to be there. I was able to get to know all of my professors and I wasn’t just number. Coming from Los Angeles, I was not sure how I...Read more

Snapshot of Stan McLenna

Class of: 2010

Degree: B.A. Computer Science 2010

Current Work:
Earning my Computer Science degree was not the first thing I thought of when I stepped on to the Carroll campus. I had never seen a line of code...Read more

Katie Beall photo

Class of: 2009

Katie Beall graduated from Carroll in 2009 with a BA in French and History. She studied abroad at the Université de Pau, and subsequently taught English in France as part of the TAPIF program. She graduated in 2016 from the University of Denver with...Read more

Portrait of Kelsey Ogletree

Class of: 2009

Kelsey (Bjelland) Ogletree graduated from Carroll College in 2009 with a degree in Television Broadcast & Production with Marketing, and a minor in Communications. After working as a managing editor for several publication, she currently is the...Read more

Patrick Manning Image

Class of: 2009

Patrick has fond memories of campus ministry at Carroll and how it prepared him for his post-graduation role as a member of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. He appreciates the opportunity to complete an internship with KTVH on the Carroll campus....Read more

Portrait of Sarah Nicolai

Class of: 2009

Degree: Civil Engineering - 2009

Current Work: Transportation Planning Manager, DOWL HKM, Helena, MT

Previous Work: Planning/Environmental Services Department Manager for Western...Read more

Portrait of Shannon Davis

Class of: 2009

Degree: B.A. Civil Engineering from Carroll College - 2009; M.S. Civil Engineering from Washington State University

Current Work: Project Engineer at Latitude 33 Planning and Engineering (Land Development) San...Read more

Alex Woelkers walking with young students abroad

Class of: 2008

B.A. Philosophy and Theology with a minor in Mathematics 2008

I graduated in 2008 with a double major in Theology and Philosophy and minor in Mathematics. My honors thesis was in theology: The Theology of John Ziziuoulas: Contributions to...Read more

Portrait of Ellis Beckwith

Class of: 2008

Degree: Civil Engineering - 2008

Current Work: Ellis is a Senior Civil Engineer at KPFF Special Projects Division and has several years of experience in civil engineering design on multi-disciplinary port,...Read more

Portrait of Kylan Johnson

Class of: 2008

International Math Contest Winner

Degree: Civil Engineering - 2008

Current Work: Senior Software Engineer

Brief description of responsibilities:
As a Senior...Read more

Andrew Powers working in the field wearing an orange safety vest

Class of: 2007

Degree: Civil Engineering - 2007

Current Work: Project Engineer/Assistant Project Manager, Federal Engineers and Constructors in Richland, Wa

Brief description of responsibilities:...Read more

Portrait of Cole Mannix

Class of: 2007

B.A. Philosophy and Biology 2007

What is philosophy to me? To me, philosophy is striving to understand what is in order to best inform how to be. Or in other words, what to do with my limited time.

I received my degree from Carroll in...Read more

Snapshot of Judith Simcox in the lab

Class of: 2007

“The biology program at Carroll College is exceptional in so many ways, but the one that continues to surprise me is how invested the teachers are in the students. When I was applying to graduate school, every person who interviewed me said that the...Read more

Snapshot of Laura Kohler backpacking in the forest

Class of: 2007

Degree: Civil Engineering - 2007

A native of Spokane Washington, Laura Kohler is a 2007 civil engineering graduate. While at Carroll Laura was active in theatre and president of a student service organization called Engineers...Read more

Snapshot of Mike Nania standing in the ocean with a snorkle on

Class of: 2007

Several years ago I climbed a mountain peak along the Kepler track in Fiordland, New Zealand. As an avid outdoorsman, I did what any good mountaineer does when they find this rare type of breathtaking solitude- I sat down to reflect. Gazing out over...Read more

Portrait of Amanda Taylor

Class of: 2006

Dumbledore tells Harry Potter in The Chamber of Secrets that “it is our choices [. . .] that show what we truly are, more than our abilities.” I find many things of value in J.K. Rowling’s books, but the emphasis upon our choices really resonates with...Read more

Portrait of Andrew Porrini

Class of: 2006

Degree: Civil Engineering with minors in Business and Math - 2006

Current Work: Project Engineer / Superintendent with Turner Construction in Seattle
Previous Work: Project Engineer...Read more

Portrait of John Gleaves

Class of: 2006

John Gleaves, PhD graduated Maximum Cum Laude from Carroll College in 2006 with a majors in both Philosophy and Theology and a minor in History. He was also a member of the Honors Scholars program. In 2007, John enrolled directly into the Pennsylvania...Read more

Portrait of Kurtis DeShaw

Class of: 2006

Degree: Civil Engineering - 2006

Current Work: Project Manager and Project Engineer, Morrison Maierle, Inc. in Billings, MT

Brief description of responsibilities: Responsible for all...Read more

Portrait of Stephanie Pung

Class of: 2006

"I’m not a theologian in the traditional sense, but the person I am today and work that I do is largely the result of studying theology at Carroll. I chose to major in theology because I found that the classes and the professors challenged me to...Read more

Andy Brown holding an elk skull and antlers

Class of: 2005

B.A. Biology 2005

The Biology Program at Carroll taught me that learning occurs every moment of your life and that friends can be both professors and students. The professors have the ability to establish a personal relationship with each...Read more

Portrait of Jeffrey Larson

Class of: 2005

B.A. in Mathematics, Carroll College, 2005

M.S. Applied Mathematics, University of Colorado Denver, 2008

Ph.D Applied Mathematics, University of Colorado Denver, 2012

Postdoctoral...Read more

Carroll College placeholder image of Simperman Hall in the sun.

Class of: 2005

Carroll was not only the college I attended, but also my home for 4 years. It is a school where your professors are both your mentors and friends, where classmates work toward success together, and where you receive an education that more than...Read more

Portrait of Mary O'Hara

Class of: 2005

Degree: Civil Engineering - 2005. P.E., LEED AP.

Current Work: Civil Engineer, Coffman Engineers...Read more

Portrait of Nick Mazanec

Class of: 2005

“My experience with the Carroll College Theology Department was an enlightening and rewarding one. I found myself participating in the open and encouraging atmosphere of my theology classes. It was thrilling to study primary theological texts...Read more

Portrait of Pablo Vanwoerkom

Class of: 2005

Current Work: I live in Denver, Colorado and work as a contractor for HAIKU Learning Systems, Inc., an online learning company.

Description of...Read more

Portrait of Raquel Ranieri

Class of: 2005

Degree: Civil Engineering - 2005

Post-Graduate Degree:: Master's Degree from University of Texas Austin in Structural Engineering - 2007. P.E., LEED AP.

Current Work: Senior Associate...Read more

Portrait of Shannon Flugstad by water

Class of: 2004

iPad Apps

Brief description of responsibilities: 
I work in the New Product Development department at Thomson Reuters. I am responsible for making sure our products are easy and enjoyable to use. To do this, I...Read more

Profile portrait of Rogie King

Class of: 2003

Rogie King is a internationally-known speaker, mobile/web designer, illustrator and front-end developer. His specialties include web, logo and icon design, JavaScript/jQuery,...Read more

Sara Swartout Pelett Image

Class of: 2001

After graduating from Carroll with a double major in public relations and communications, with concentrations in business and journalism, I started my career at Jesuit High School, where I worked as part of their development team managing...Read more

Portrait of Virginia Reeves

Class of: 2000

Virginia Reeves is a graduate of the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas at Austin. Her fiction has appeared in The Common and The Baltimore Review and has been short-listed for the Tennessee Williams Fiction...Read more

Portrait of Mark Johnson

Class of: 1998

Mark Johnson, ’98, graduated from Carroll College with a degree in History for Secondary Education and taught for 8 years at Concordia International School in Shanghai, China. As a social studies teacher, he utilized his Montana roots...Read more

Snapshot of Romi Damaso

Class of: 1998

Via Disneyland

Brief description of responsibilities:

  • Maintaining the LBCC Scholarship, Outreach, and Alumni websites
  • Awarding scholarships; verifying student meets donor's criteria
  • ...Read more
Eric Phillips Portrait

Class of: 1993

Eric Phillips ’93, who is also a member of Carroll’s Board of Trustees, was recently promoted to the Senior Vice President of Airport Customer Service and Cargo for Delta Airlines worldwide operations. Congratulations, Eric!

The announcement...Read more

Portrait of Craig Jenneskens

Class of: 1992

Degree: Mathematics, 1992

Post-Graduate Degree:: Master's Degree from University of Notre Dame in Environmental Engineering - 2007

Current Work: Civil Engineer - Site Development Group...Read more

Portrait of Troy Leistiko

Class of: 1992

Degree: Mathematics, 1992

Post-Graduate Degree:: Master's Degree from Stanford University in Structural Engineering - 2007

Current Work: Senior Structural Engineer and Vice President,...Read more

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Class of: 1990

A 1990 biology graduate, John Michelotti, is a successful orthopedic surgeon practicing in Helena, Montana. While working on a fellowship in sports medicine in Vail, Colorado, he had the opportunity to care for star running back Terrell Davis, the U.S...Read more

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Class of: 1990

Steve Schmechel, M.D., Ph.D., graduated in biology from Carroll in 1990. He is currently a clinical pathology resident at the University of Washington. Schmechel believes the preparation he received at Carroll made a difference.

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Portrait of Jon Lewis

Class of: 1982

Degree: 3-2 major at Carroll and graduated in Mechanical Engineering from University of Southern California - 1984

Current Work: Engineer, Parametrix in Sumner, WA

Post-Graduate Degree:...Read more

Mary Younger photo

Class of: 1974

Mary Younger graduated from Carroll in 1974 with a BA in French. As a junior, she studied abroad in Switzerland. After graduation, she served in the Peace Corps in Cameroon, teaching English in the French-speaking part of the country, and is still...Read more

Portrait of Bishop George Leo Thomas

Class of: 1972

During the past thirty five years, I have served the Church as priest and bishop. 

The path to priesthood requires many years of graduate study. After ordination, a priest's pastoral responsibilities often entail a demanding schedule of...Read more

Portrait of Ray Messer

Class of: 1969

Major: Mathematics (3-2 Program)

Montana native Raymond F. Messer, P.E., started his engineering career in Carroll's 3-2 program where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics. He spent two years at Columbia University,...Read more

Portrait of Alicia Booth

Degree: Business Administration with concentrations in marketing, international business, and management. 

What activities have you been...Read more

Portrait of Anna Stitt

Via the MSCPA

The Montana Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA) is proud to announce Anna Stitt, CPA, Anderson ZurMuehlen & Co, Helena, as the recipient of the 2015...Read more

Portrait of Ben Nearpass

Double Major: Business Administration and Psychology

Why business? I chose business because I really like to broad range of skills and abilities it teaches. It will allow me to keep my options open and choose...Read more

Portrait of Emily Speranza

Helena native and Carroll graduate Emily Speranza is breaking the mold with her math and biology double major by pursuing a doctoral degree in a field she says is dominated by men.

In the fall, she is starting a fellowship, which includes full...Read more

Katie Browne on a rocky slope with a friend

Carroll accounting alum, Katie Browne, CPA (pictured on right with Carroll alum, Ryan Gerard), shared these photos of her life in Alaska. Upon graduation from Carroll, Katie began her career as an accountant with Altman Rogers & Co. in Anchorage,...Read more

Portrait of Lauren Larson

Lauren recently graduated from Carroll College with a double major in Accounting and Business Administration with an International concentration. She is in the process of study and taking the CPA exam and plans to pursue a Master’s degree, eventually...Read more

Portrait of Megan Cook outside on a lane

What was your major?

History with a minor in European Studies

What did you love about Carroll?

The small classes, the professors, and the community atmosphere.

What are you...Read more

Portrait of Megan Gretch

Major: Business Administration with concentrations in marketing and finance

Why business? I chose...Read more

Portrait of Schlyer Athena

Degree: Business Administration

Why did you choose to study business? I chose to study business because it offers a wide range of...Read more

"When I visit Carroll College, I see students studying hard in class or the library, walking service dogs on campus, praying at Sunday Mass, and playing hard on the field. It is a joy to lighten their load by providing some financial

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Portrait of Tanner Markham

Double Major: Accounting and Business Administration with a concentration in marketing

What activities have you been involved with at Carroll?...Read more