Elmhurst students talk about their experiences in the classroom and beyond.
John Reglin isn’t afraid of a challenge, which is good because balancing soccer life and student life isn’t easy.
A softball player from an early age, Isabella Masini chose Elmhurst for the opportunity to play all four years.
Peggy Clemens and her volleyball teammates love their shared experiences—especially the winning.
Chrissy Croft found in Elmhurst a community where her faith could be a part of her work in social activism.
Initially considering a big school, Taylor Collins found a home on campus and sees graduate school just ahead.
Stepping up to leadership roles and tutoring fellow students has helped Simi Mathews find her best self.
Jaclyn Pearson was destined to be a teacher. Elmhurst is here to guide her along the best pathway forward.
Erik Maranto is taking advantage of the College's leadership opportunities to grow as a person and discover himself.
Drawn to Elmhurst's music business program, Scott Stolarz found a wealth of opportunities to pursue music on campus.
Even with her commitment to the College orchestra, Angil Tate took advantage of J-Term to tour Europe.
Andrew Cenci found a community that cares about his experience and supports his spiritual growth.
After a car accident, Robby Allanson experienced an outpouring of support from the Elmhurst community.
Jessica Sullivan says Elmhurst recognized her skills and gave her a chance to grow her talents.
A leadership opportunity on Elmhurst's dance team has helped Andrea Romano become the person she is today.
Elmhurst has helped Alyssa Hewes clarify her values and beliefs and decide who she wants to be.
Nathan Rold says Elmhurst gave him a chance to get involved and a broader view of the world.
For Amber Bergmann, the Elmhurst Experience means a world of opportunities.
Taking classes in an unfamiliar discipline opens your eyes and changes your perspective, says Juliet Feifar.
At Elmhurst, Aleya Schwartz has been able to explore her faith and define her own spiritual path.
Vanessa Pacheco says participating in student organizations has opened the door to meeting new people.
On the verge of graduation, Jennifer Rodriguez feels reassured that she has a wide range of skills and options.
Katlyn Bednarski says participating in Bluejay athletics has helped her stay focused and given her another family.
When Bethany Holden joined the bowling team, she found a diverse set of friends she could count on.
Kate Grube says she's changed a lot since arriving at Elmhurst, and she's found plenty of support along the way.
Alyse Dawid talks about doing an educational experience in Jamaica, studying abroad and teaching art.
For Amina Quadri, Elmhurst's Niebuhr Center offers the opportunity to interact with people of different backgrounds and religions.
Luis Lara says his Elmhurst Experience has helped him clarify his career goals, prepared him for real life and turned him into a man.
Drawn to the welcoming campus environment, Byron Niles is building friendships that will last a lifetime.
Being a part of the track and cross county teams has given Elyse Christofanelli family-like support.
Cross country runner Kelsey Blount was welcomed on a team where academics is always leading the way.
Building on Elmhurst’s sense of social responsibility, Fernando Gomez is making a difference with Relay for Life.
Eager to become involved in service work, Christina DiCristofano is now a leader with Habitat for Humanity.
Having access to an active community of education alumni is something Michael Meadows knows is unique.
Ricky Dingraudo wasn't sure what his major would be. Then he found an internship that helped make up his mind.
Published composer Stephan Carlson says he's humbled and inspired by the musical talents of those around him.
At the Study-Away Fair, education major Anthony Zary found an internship teaching English in Spain.
Alysha McElroy-Hodges fell in love with Elmhurst on the first day and has found a home within the music ensembles.
For Tony Chan, joining the fraternity Alpha Sigma Phi opened the gate to other organizations.
English major Sean Proctor says the challenges he’s found at Elmhurst have changed and improved him.
Elmhurst prepares students to think globally and step outside their boundaries, says Allie Baumbach.
Playing college football is very tough, but it's also very rewarding, says Matt D'Angelo.
A student-teaching experience reassured Erin Hopkins that she can succeed in teaching and make a difference.
Allison Korbel talks about her trip to New Orleans with the College's chapter of Habitat for Humanity.
Elmhurst has helped Rae Nelson prepare for a career of speaking out for those whose voices cannot be heard.
Ashley Dingle says the people she's met at Elmhurst have helped her gain confidence in her abilities.
For Romison Saint-Louis, working with Habitat for Humanity in New Orleans has been life changing.
Elmhurst professors prepare their students to be as successful as possible, says Emily Hilliker.
For Jillian Jackson, performing with Elmhurst's dance team is a confidence builder and an opportunity to connect.
At Elmhurst, Jake Oster was able to join the wrestling team as a freshman and compete right away.
Biology major Amy Du talks about the resources and opportunities she’s found at Elmhurst.
Elmhurst is a place where students can get involved, take charge, plan events and explore, says Emily Becker-Bruzzini.
Aleks Galus says her art professors helped her develop the skills to pursue her own artistic vision.
As a music business major, Ashton DeVries appreciates being a train ride away from world-class opera and symphony performances in Chicago.
At Elmhurst, Nikol Bakka has taken on new tasks, gotten involved on campus, and discovered what she can do.
Multi-sport athlete Jonathan Johnson appreciates his professors and coaches for supporting his goals.
Eager to play, but not wanting to be consumed by athletics, Hannah Lipman found her perfect balance.
Student-athletes know teamwork, but Kayla Hansen—involved in five other campus groups—is learning to lead.
Unsure of which professional path to take, Erika Ehmann used internships to make an informed choice.
Communications studies major Jose Zamora is grateful for the support available within Elmhurst's community.
Molly Ryan loves the environment of professionalism set by her professors, and knows it will serve her well.
International student Marius Spurfeld has found the perfect place to learn about Chicago’s economic engine.
With four years of performance experience, Ella Bracero is prepared for the challenges of professional life.
Austin McGrath is discovering new passions and loves being part of a community of critical thinkers.
At Elmhurst, Ted Harris has found opportunities to get involved and develop leadership skills.
As photo editor of Elmhurst's student newspaper, Jessie Moyemont says she's had some great experiences.
For Maureen Roderick, it's reassuring to see successful Elmhurst graduates working in her field.
For Demetrios Vrettos, playing sports at Elmhurst has been a hands-on learning experience.
Amanda Nagy says getting involved on campus has helped her pursue her passion for social justice.
At Elmhurst, Colleen Bannon came out of her shell and developed an appreciation of different cultures.
Working on an award-winning student newspaper was a highlight of Megan Kirby's Elmhurst Experience.
At Elmhurst, Tyler Lomnicki found the opportunity to play a sport that he loves while getting a great education.
Pre-law student Kira Rold says her Elmhurst Experience challenged her to assess her values and reconsider her beliefs.
Lauren Lipira talks about starting a cheerleading squad at Elmhurst and getting recognition for the squad's achievements.
Agnes Plawsiuk says her Elmhurst Experience helped her gain acceptance to a prestigious Ph.D. program.
Miko Martinez appreciates studying with faculty members who are also professional musicians.
Elmhurst faculty members balance educational theory with real-world experience, says Glen Gomez.
For small-town native David Devaney, Elmhurst's proximity to Chicago means there's always something to do.
At Elmhurst, Ellie Pipal says she's taking advantage of every opportunity to explore new things.
Amber Gretz says the experiences she's had at Elmhurst have helped her learn to deal with a diverse array of people.
Ben Schuetzenhofer talks about his involvement in a music fraternity, a residence hall council and the Elmhurst College Cigar Aficionados.