College of Social Sciences

Showcased Alumni


Showcased Alumni

“Without a doubt, going through the
 program has been one of the main
 reasons for my career success.”

Josh Mikels

Class of 2003

Senior Vice President
Unit Manager
Private Equity Practice Leader
Lockton Companies (Southeast Series)

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Showcased Alumni

“The program places an emphasis on the
 application of analytical skills through a
 culminating project and presentation. This was an
 ideal practice for the presentations I've given.”

Danielle Hale

Class of 2005

Chief Economist

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Showcased Alumni

“I was eager to solve real problems.
 The one-year degree with immediate application
 allowed for me to accomplish that goal
 more quickly than a traditional graduate degree.”

Quenton Wright

Class of 2007

Charles River Associates

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Showcased Alumni

“Using the Leadership and Professional
 Development course, I was able to hire,
  train, and lead local staff to fill positions
  vital to the success of the pilot program.”

Jordan Raupp

Class of 2011

Senior Manager
Chemonics International

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Showcased Alumni

“It’s one thing to know economics,
 but another to be able to communicate it effectively, especially to those who aren’t experts in the field.
 With a career that’s heavily weighted in writing and public speaking,
  I have found this experience invaluable.”

Alejandra Grindal

Class of 2003

Senior International Economist
Ned Davis Research Inc.

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