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Ripon College’s Rick Estberg ’75: NSA senior staffer by day, thespian by night

To his already busy schedule as a senior foreign relations staff officer at the National Security Agency, Ripon College alumnus Rick Estberg ’75 of Severna Park, Maryland, incorporates theatre and public speaking into his life. For the past 10 years, Estberg has acted in seven productions; for the past 12 years, he has been a member of Toastmasters, an organization ...

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University of Dallas alumni Candice Vermeulen gets second place in Texas on the Uniform Certified Public Accountant exam

The Uniform Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam is known in the business realm as one of the most difficult professional certification exams. Comprised of four separate sections, the exam takes a cumulative 14 hours to complete. Each section has roughly a 50 percent pass rate and only about 20 percent of candidates pass all four sections on the first attempt. ...

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Eckerd College alumni Mark Tluszcz will soon give his alma mater’s 2018 Commencement Address

Twenty-nine years ago, Mark Tluszcz ’89 couldn’t have known he would one day stand behind the same podium from which he’d heard the final speech of his college career. On May 20, 2018, the Eckerd College alumnus, co-founder and CEO of Mangrove Capital Partners, and chairman of Wix will give his alma mater’s 2018 Commencement address. It’s been a long road ...

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Lipscomb University alumni Kari Moore serves others with her business experience

Lipscomb University College of Business alumna Kari Moore takes the lessons of the classroom and goes to work in the world, serving for the good of others through her efforts as center director of the Fort Campbell, Kentucky, United Service Organization (USO). Moore fondly remembers her time at Lipscomb while working on a Master of Business Administration degree. “I loved ...

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Danielle Del Sol, alumna of Tulane University, is named head of the Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans

Following a six-month national search, the Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans has selected Danielle Del Sol to lead the historic preservation and economic development organization. Del Sol is an alumna of the Tulane School of Architecture Master of Preservation Studies program and currently teaches as an adjunct lecturer. Before her selection, Del Sol was editor of the PRC’s acclaimed ...

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Zipeng Li of Duke University wins the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad

Zipeng Li, a recent doctoral graduate from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has won the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad. Li’s research in the laboratory of Krishnendu Chakrabarty, chair and professor of electrical and computer engineering, has focused on microfluidic biochips. His work has helped advance the technology through breakthroughs in design automation, optimization and ...

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