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June 7, 2018 /
Posted in: Jarvis College of Computing and Digital Media, College of Law, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, College of Science and Health, Driehaus College of Business, University News /
Five of this year’s graduates spoke with DePaul Newsroom
about how their university experience has driven them from theory to action and
what they plan to do next. They will join more than 182,000 DePaul alumni worldwide
who have succeeded in a learning environment that values both academic
achievement and community responsibility.
The June 9-10 ceremonies will be held at Wintrust Arena in
Chicago’s South Loop. A sixth ceremony was held in May for the College of Law.
Details about the ceremonies, including information about speakers and a live
video stream of the events are online at http://bit.ly/DePaulGrad2018.
Here are some of the stories from the Class of 2018:
Alysa Bloodsworth | B.S. in Neuroscience with a dual
degree in Arabic Studies
College of Science and Health
After serving as a suicide prevention advocate in the Marines, Alysa
Bloodsworth studied neuroscience to seek answers for veterans with PTSD. Read
Cassandra Murff | B.A. in EnglishCollege of Liberal Arts and Social SciencesLiving in the aftermath of homelessness, Cassandra Murff tapped into the power of mentorship to propel herself through undergraduate studies. Read more>>
Esteban Perez | B.S.B. in AccountancyDriehaus College of BusinessEntrepreneurship and a passion for gaming inspired Esteban Perez to pitch a business with a purpose — community centers that use esports to reach Chicago’s underserved youth. Read more>>
Kristin Claes Mathews