Elmhurst Voices

Meet Our Students

Whether interning with the Miami Dolphins, mentoring new students or playing jazz with Doc Severinsen, our students are active in campus life and beyond.

Thomas Sullivan studied in Australia as part of his Elmhurst University journey.

Around the World in Four Years

Traveling the globe helped Thomas Sullivan ’19 map his future.

Elmhurst University student Natalia Wehr leaped over several health obstacles to complete her education.

Life Happens While You’re Busy Getting Your Degree

Natalia Wehr ’19 kept her family in focus during her studies.

Incoming Elmhurst University student Dennis Arreaza collects soccer equipment to donate to a youth team he helped organize in Guatemala.

The Ultimate Goal

Dennis Arreaza’s service project donates badly needed soccer equipment to at-risk kids in Guatemala.

Elmhurst College Student Lily Rizo-Dubois is taking her studies of French and Spanish abroad.

Beating the Odds, One Diploma at a Time

First-generation college student Lily Rizo-DuBois ’22 takes her education worldwide.

Will Lyles plays on the Elmhurst College men's basketball team and is studying Information Systems.

Shooting Star

Will Lyles ’20 represents Elmhurst spirit—on and off the court.

Karenina Thomas found her calling in special education and is pursuing her studies at Elmhurst College.

Called to Teach, Driven to Learn

Nina Thomas ’19 sees a world of possibilities in special education—and a way to serve.

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Get to Know Our Faculty

Elmhurst’s faculty members excel inside and outside of the classroom. Learn more about who they are and the academic pursuits that inspire their teaching.

Colleen Munro-Leighton is a chemistry professor at Elmhurst University.

Teaching It Forward

Colleen Munro-Leighton helps students find their path, as other professors once did for her.

Andrea Krieg, assistant professor of criminal justice at Elmhurst College.

Change Agent

Andrea Krieg wants students to understand the complexities of the criminal justice system.

Graphic design professor Andrew Sobol encourages his Elmhurst College students to push the limits of their creativity.

Creatives Wanted

Andrew Sobol draws on his graphic design career to prepare students for this thriving industry.

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Meet Our Alumni

The quest for knowledge and understanding doesn’t stop with graduation. Read about how our alumni are using their Elmhurst education to make a difference.

"Succession" and "Veep" actor David Rasche is shown on the set of his film "Father Figurine."

An Actor’s Journey

Succession and Veep star David Rasche ’66 reflects on his unlikely path from Elmhurst to an acclaimed acting career.

Launch of a Writing Career

Meghan O’Toole ’17 won LitMag’s Virginia Woolf Award for Short Fiction.

Blazing a Trail

As Rutgers University’s first full-time Muslim chaplain, Kaiser Aslam ’12 works to increase understanding about Islam and the Muslim community.

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