Elmhurst College alumni go on to exciting careers as attorneys, teachers, writers, entrepreneurs and much more. Here are some of their stories.
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Meet Our Alumni
Succession and Veep star David Rasche ’66 reflects on his unlikely path from Elmhurst to Second City to an acclaimed acting career.
Twin Peaks editor Jonathan Shaw ’74 credits Elmhurst with giving him confidence as an artist.
Keith Reed ’74 kept his education in gear with the help of his father’s 1970 Dodge Monaco.
Jacqueline Jones ’06 has found an encore career in fitness, and is now exploring ways to teach biomechanics online.
A lifelong advocate for people with disabilities, Karrie Pece ’06 channeled her compassion into a career, working for a firm that employs adults with autism.
As Rutgers University’s first full-time Muslim chaplain, Kaiser Aslam ’12 counsels students and works across campus to increase understanding about Islam and the Muslim community.
Joey Carrillo ’13 discovered that his philosophy classes at Elmhurst were “a great stepping stone” for the rigors of law school.
Meghan O’Toole ’17 won LitMag’s Virginia Woolf Award for Short Fiction. Her winning story grew out of an independent study course she took with English professor Janice Tuck Lively.
Beckie Hayes, MBA ’12 had been successful managing someone else’s business. But Elmhurst gave her the tools, the knowledge and the confidence to follow her passion.