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  • Student Voices — Give — Carthage College
    to fund and the more programs the college is able to fund the better the reputation Thus degrees from this college increase in value with alumni support Justin also encourages alumni to give back whatever they can whether it be 1 or 10 000 You don t need to be a superhero to change someone s life just as you don t need to be a millionaire to contribute to the Carthage Fund Carthage means family to me I have made numerous lifelong bonds on this campus Whether it be my fraternity brothers co workers or professors I have gained more family members than I could have ever imagined Jeremiah Watson 13 from Davenport Iowa is a psychology major Jeremiah is involved in Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity He plans to go on to graduate school to study social work after graduation Throughout his time as a student Jeremiah has worked as a Student Ambassador in the Office of Admissions He has helped show prospective students all of the aspects of Carthage and campus life Carthage means family to me he said I have made numerous lifelong bonds on this campus Whether it be my fraternity brothers co workers or professors I have gained more family members than I could have ever imagined Jeremiah also understands the importance of giving back In order for Carthage to continue to acquire the most talented students we must be willing to invest in them he said These students will be the future leaders of a generation who will change the world As a current student of this school I see the amazing changes occurring around me every day and these changes would be impossible without the financial support of alumni and friends Andrea Winbigler 13 from Roseville Ill is majoring in Spanish and secondary

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/give/student-voices/ (2013-06-13)
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  • Donor Voices — Give — Carthage College
    would I be today without my experience at Carthage Annual giving is an important and vital way to assist in promoting and securing the existence availability and future of Carthage for everyone Denny and Jan Lamers are the parents of T J Lamers 09 who majored in business administration and marketing and played on the Carthage football team The Lamers family is from Appleton Wis Being a part of the Carthage family has shown us how far faculty and staff will reach to enhance the lives of current students Carthage has taught our son a great balance between becoming independent while having a sense of security and discipline to help him in his transition into adulthood Annual giving is an important and vital way to assist in promoting and securing the existence availability and future of Carthage for everyone We are happy to support what has proven to be such a valuable life opportunity for our son Carthage was the turning point in my life The Carthage experience provided me the tools for many of the things I have accomplished since graduating Patrick Anderson graduated from Carthage in 1985 with a degree in history He is the president of his own law firm and lives in Alexandria Va Carthage was the turning point in my life The Carthage experience provided me the tools for many of the things I have accomplished since graduating in 1985 including the courage to start my own law firm upon graduation from law school I do not believe I could have created a successful business over the last 20 years absent the Carthage experience Unrestricted giving is important because it allows the College to use the money where the need is greatest If you are contemplating a gift to Carthage I say in a time

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/give/donor-voices/ (2013-06-13)
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  • Contact Us — Give — Carthage College
    2001 Alford Park Drive Kenosha WI 53140 262 551 5703 800 551 1518 Development Staff Brad Andrews Senior Vice President for Institutional Advancement Lentz Hall 406 262 551 5702 bandrews carthage edu Elaine Walton Associate Vice President for Institutional Advancement Lentz Hall 413 262 551 5703 ewalton carthage edu James Unglaube Director of Planned Giving Vice President Emeritus for College Relations 262 945 3024 junglaube carthage edu Sarah Harris Senior Director of Development Lentz Hall 412 262 551 5749 sharris carthage edu Greg Huss Planned Giving Corporate and Foundation Relations Officer Lentz Hall 411 262 551 5701 ghuss carthage edu Amanda Robillard Director of Prospect Research and Database Management Lentz Hall 409 262 551 5513 arobillard carthage edu Lauren Hansen Assistant Director for Alumni and Parent Programs Lentz Hall 407 262 551 5816 lhansen carthage edu Mardell Fisher Assistant Director for Advancement Programs Lentz Hall 410 262 551 5705 mfisher carthage edu Brad Nelson Director of the Carthage Fund Lentz Hall 411 262 551 2312 bnelson3 carthage edu Pamela Studrawa Administrative Assistant for Institutional Advancement Lentz Hall 414 262 551 5700 pstudrawa carthage edu Lori Piela Gift Processor Lentz Hall 414 262 551 5878 lpiela carthage edu Dana Moore Assistant

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  • New Student Union — Features — Carthage College
    can move the chairs around and do that No matter what you want to do you can find a way to do it in the Student Union You can watch a movie you can be by yourself you can max out on food It s just very versatile Giving students a space all their own Bradley Andrews senior vice president for academic resources called the Union the latest example of Carthage s continuing efforts to provide a college experience that students respect and hold affection for Our ultimate focus is to serve our students and to make their college experience the best it can possibly be he said At Carthage life outside the classroom is valued just as highly as the academic experience I have a tremendous level of curiosity about how students are going to turn the building into their own space which was the whole purpose said William Hoare associate vice president for business Every square inch possible delivers a service to students The Student Union sits across Campus Drive from Todd Wehr Center and next to the Tarble Athletic and Recreation Center It was important to find a common place where students could come together both commuters and residents said Dean of Students Louise Paskey It will help to show the vibrancy on campus The Union also boasts The Corner Store a small convenience store and Seattle s Best Coffee Students can now enjoy these food outlets as well as two pool tables a foosball table and gaming space It s nice to have somewhere to go for commuters to get lunch hang out with friends or study said Jennifer May 15 of Kenosha It s nice to come here between classes so we don t have to leave campus and come back New Game Day experience While the Union was designed for students alumni and visitors will also feel at home The structure was once the Seidemann Natatorium and Mr Hoare pointed out that a seven foot beam along the western wall of the bookstore originally held up the west wall of the natatorium Another beam was taken down and converted into butcher block counter and table tops and benches New stands and a picturesque patio can be enjoyed by Carthage fans on game days at Art Keller Field which has become one of the most attractive facilities in Division III athletics Upstairs the Union has a 200 seat theatre and space dedicated to displaying student art The Carthage Activities Board helped to design the theatre to meet the needs of artists and entertainers interested in performing at the College CAB is very excited to be granted the use of the theatre says Director of Student Activities Nina Fleming We re very fortunate The theatre will host CAB s popular Wednesday and Saturday night movies as well as other events I can t wait to kick back and enjoy all the great movies in the brand new theatre says Erin Sass 12 of Faribault Minn An

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  • Tarble Arena Draws Raves — Features — Carthage College
    add a level of excitement unique to NCAA Division III arenas At basketball games earlier this year we attracted more fans we put on a really exciting show with the spotlights new audio system and video displays Mr Bonn says Those greatly enhanced spectator enjoyment Tarble Arena also features an exercise physiology athletic training rehabilitation laboratory classroom space seven locker rooms coaches offices and an indoor golf practice center used by golf classes and varsity golfers It matches everything we ve done at the College in facility improvements says Mr Bonn who declares Tarble Arena one of the 10 best Division III facilities in the nation The library the new residence halls the Clausen Center are as nice as you could make them The new student center projects to be the same quality We built a state of the art facility at a reasonable cost that fit in with the campus and the master plan Finished Arena Exceeds Expectations Plans for Tarble Arena were announced in September 2006 when the Tarble Family Foundation of Los Angeles made a 5 million lead gift But plans to renovate the PEC had been in the works since 2001 when the adjacent N E Tarble Athletic and Recreation Center was finished When the TARC was completed in 2001 there were plans drawn to do the arena then says William Hoare associate vice president for business We actually bid the project but we put it aside to deal with other campus priorities namely the A W Clausen Center for World Business and the Oaks student villas According to Mr Hoare new plans were drawn up in 2007 The revised plans included a larger athletic strength training center more classroom space the indoor golf practice center and a seating area reconfigured to give it an arena

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  • NASA-2010 — Features — Carthage College
    Center Security Carthage Microgravity Team selected for 2010 NASA program Students to conduct research aboard NASA s Weightless Wonder For the third straight year a team of Carthage students has been selected to fly with NASA this spring conducting research aboard the Weightless Wonder microgravity aircraft The Carthage Microgravity Team is one of 13 teams selected by NASA to participate in its Systems Engineering Educational Discovery program or SEED SEED pairs NASA researchers with undergraduate student teams to design build and conduct experiments essential to NASA goals Students travel to the Johnson Space Center in Houston where they tour NASA facilities and meet NASA scientists and astronauts They then conduct an experiment aboard the Weightless Wonder aircraft as it flies a series of rollercoaster like dips and climbs that simulate zero gravity lunar gravity 1 6 g and Martian gravity 1 3 g Carthage s Microgravity Team will be joined by teams from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Washington University Yale University the University of Wisconsin Auburn University Ohio State University the University of Nebraska the University of Toledo the University of Kentucky the University of Colorado and Boise State University which will send two teams to Houston The Carthage team was also selected for SEED in 2008 and 2009 The 2008 team studied the efficiency of lunar dust filtration systems The 2009 team measured the dynamic angle of repose of lunar soil in lunar gravity and a vacuum Read about Carthage s 2009 trip to the Johnson Space Center News English honor society hosts reading event with Kenosha school Carthage faculty chosen to participate in humanities program Alumnus takes faculty position at renowned London university Student blog describes action during Omrit excavation Carthage RockSat team prepares for launch Carthage welcomes luncheon speaker Christopher Ruud New shadowing program lets students

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  • Students Give Back — Give — Carthage College
    they used to pull One time this man told me that they brought a cow to the third floor of the dormitory and cows can t walk down stairs they can only walk up He calls enrolling in his parents alma mater the best decision I ve made It will be hard for me to leave but I know I ll still be connected to Carthage Sarah Goldsworthy 12 Roscoe Ill Major Social Science Minors History Secondary Education Sarah Goldsworthy 12 first heard about Carthage in junior high school but she didn t step foot on campus until it was time to register for classes The social science major from Roscoe Ill did all of her college research online I was kind of worried about it she says and admits thinking What if I register and hate it But she didn t worry for long I had a really good feeling the whole time I was here she remembers It was March and there was a foot of snow on the ground And you could tell that everyone was really excited to have us there Four years later she s quick to tear up at the thought of leaving this place I ve gotten more out of my Carthage experience than I ever anticipated she says The small size has allowed me to develop such personal relationships with friends other students professors even staff at work It really has been a home away from home She s had incredible experiences during her time at Carthage from touring Germany and Poland over January Term to diving into a senior thesis with Prof Stephanie Mitchell I feel like every class or professor has challenged me in different ways she says Because Carthage is a liberal arts school we get a little bit of everything We get ample opportunities to find our niche I feel like I m really well rounded in my education like I could go into just about any profession now In addition to her social science major she will graduate with minors in history and secondary education and plans to become a high school history teacher On campus she s involved in TORCH and Inter Varsity Christian Fellowship She s pledged to give 100 a year to Carthage for the next five years and plans to give bigger gifts down the road Like Andrew and Jason Sarah works in the Office of College Relations at Carthage I ve learned how big a difference a small amount of money can make she says A lot of people when they hear that somebody donates to a college they think it s thousands or millions of dollars But the bulk of people who donate to the College don t give these huge amounts They re the people who give 25 every year and it adds up over the long run Alumni who give the amounts that they do make it possible for students here to have the experiences that we do Nidal

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  • Two Carthage seniors win Fulbright Scholarships — Carthage News — Carthage College
    Term study tour in June 2011 The opportunity delays by a year her plan to pursue graduate studies in international development An International Political Economy and economics major from Chatfield Minn Katie said Mongolia interested her because it sits at a crossroads A nation that traditionally relied on a pastoral economy it in recent years has benefited from a mining boom I really wanted to go to a country that s in that middle area with an emerging economy on a global scale she said For her efforts during her time on campus Katie received the College Leadership Award at Honors Convocation on Friday April 26 She said the liberal arts education from Carthage helps her understand the overlap of politics economics and other factors that affect societies Katie also credits her professors for boosting her confidence noting that four years ago she couldn t imagine such a prestigious scholarship was within her reach I owe a lot to the faculty for pushing me and at the same time supporting me along the way she said They empowered me to do these things In her Fulbright essay Katie identified a possible icebreaker in Mongolian classes horses Drawing on her own experience with showing and judging horses she sees an opportunity to connect the country s equine culture to the American West This year s Carthage recipients share a valuable trait in the classroom said Professor John Isham Carthage s Fulbright Program advisor Not only do they possess a lot of knowledge they can also share it with others he said of Katie and Nick They re very expressive individuals Established in 1946 the Fulbright U S Student Program is the largest U S exchange program offering opportunities for international graduate study advanced research university teaching and primary and secondary school teaching worldwide Eight Carthage students have received Fulbright Scholarships since 2008 Prof Isham who teaches in the Great Ideas program said the awards reinforce the College s interdisciplinary approach to education Carthage is developing students who are able to go anywhere in the world he said Those students can communicate and improve relations between cultures Nick Tackes wins Fulbright Scholarship to India After reading horoscopes to polish his Hindi language skills Nick Tackes got word from a more scholarly source that his immediate future looks bright A Great Ideas and religion major from Rockford Ill Nick recently learned he had won a Fulbright Scholarship for the 2013 14 academic year He will spend nine months in India assisting English teachers in one of three cities New Delhi Calcutta or Chennai Carthage Provost Julio Rivera congratulates Nick Tackes 13 after he won a Research and Creativity Award at Honors Convocation Nick received a Fulbright Nehru Teaching Assistantship to India Nick s interest in studying India blossomed during a J Term study tour in 2012 with Professor James Lochtefeld director of the Asian Studies program The group toured historical religious sites in the northern part of the country There s so much

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