Interested in Public Health? Mila Taffe ’24 shares her experience applying for an MPH.

Applying to Public Health school, or graduate school in general can be especially daunting. As a senior finishing up this application cycle, below are some recommendations to make your application process smoother and less intimidating! 

The first step before applying …

By Mila Taffe
Mila Taffe Peer Career Fellow: Social Impact, Education and Government
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Alumni Spotlight: Alina Panek ’20

Say hello to Alina Panek, a recent graduate of Denison University who now works as a Grant Administrator for the GroundTruth Project, a nonprofit that aims to train a new generation of international correspondents in the growing digital age. Specifically, …

By Taylor Trimble
Taylor Trimble Peer Career Fellow: Social Impact, Education and Government
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First-Gen Day of Celebration Alumni Spotlight: Heaven Wade ’21

Name: Heaven Wade
Denison Class Year: 2021
Current Role: PhD Candidate at Rush University

Briefly describe your current role in a few sentences. You may also add information on previous positions, graduate school, hobbies, etc.
I am a first year …

By Sara Stasko
Sara Stasko Senior Associate Director
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Being a First-Generation, Pre-Health College Student

What does it mean to be first-gen? By definition, if your parent(s) did not complete a 4-year college or university degree then you are a first-generation college student. But there is more to it than just the facts of this …

By Jacqueline Laskowski
Jacqueline Laskowski Peer Career Fellow: Healthcare and Clinical Research
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First-Gen Day of Celebration Alumni Spotlight: Lisette Lopez ’21

Name: Lisette López
Denison Class Year: 2021
Current Role: Orr Fellow, Indiana University Health

Tell us a little bit about your current role:
As an Orr fellow, I am doing a rotational job program with IUH. Every 8 months, I …

By Anneke Mason
Anneke Mason Senior Associate Director
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Alumni Spotlight: Maggie Miller ’20

Meet Maggie Miller, a 2020 Political Science and Philosophy graduate. Maggie is currently a Digital Assistant at the Democratic Governors Association. Her main role as a Digital Assistant is fundraising email production built through a CRM Database. “I have a …

By Maya Coppola
Maya Coppola
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Alumni Spotlight: Alfonso Henderson ’15

Alfonso Henderson graduated in 2015 with a Political Science degree and a minor in Anthropology and Sociology. Since then, Alfonso received his MSW from Boston College School of Social Work and now works as the Clinical Director at The Dimock …

By Jess Spitzer
Jess Spitzer
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Alumni Spotlight: Joseph Butler ’10

Meet Joseph Butler, a Denison alum who graduated in 2010. At Denison, Joseph studied English Literature, Communication, and Black Studies. On top of his busy academic schedule, Joseph was also involved with DCGA, the Black Student Union, and Phi Beta …

By Fiona Schultz
Fiona Schultz Peer Career Coach and Peer Fellow: Nonprofit, Education and Government Career Community
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First-Gen Spotlight: Ariana Alanis ’19!

Monday was National First-Gen Day of Celebration and we are spotlighting first-generation college student Denisonians all week! Ariana graduated in 2019 with a Spanish major and now works for Schuler Scholars outside of Chicago. As a Scholar Coach, she serves …

By Anneke Mason
Anneke Mason Senior Associate Director
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Career Exploration as a First-Gen Student

Monday was National First-Gen day. As a first-gen student and now as a career coach, I would like to recognize how that status may impact career exploration and the career preparation process. First, to all current first-gen students, congratulations on …

By Michele Doran
Michele Doran Senior Associate Director, Career Exploration
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