Alumni Successes


Reina Ishibashi Picture

Class of: 2020

Carroll College is the only undergraduate institution in the world which can claim to have a partnership with the world-renowned W. M. Keck Observatory on the Big Island of Hawaii. This partnership is thanks to the connections and support of Roy...Read more

Jesica Bauer Image

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

Photo of Lizzy Younce

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 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

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

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

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

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 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

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

Computer Science

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.

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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


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

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 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