Bringing Passion, Patience and a Personal Touch to Sales

Will Thompson, a WSU senior, knows that you don’t have to be diagnosing illnesses, performing surgery or inserting IVs to help people. Sometimes all it takes is a passion for others and a drive to succeed through hard work. When people think “healthcare” immediately...

A Professional Problem Solver Caring for Others

Think of what you’d like a social worker to be—someone who serves with integrity and compassion, who understands the importance of human relationships, who values the dignity and worth of every person. For Jacob Stock, the value of looking out for others instilled in...

Creating a Valuable Experience for Students with Disabilities

Sometimes our greatest motivations in life stem from the people most dear to us. For Tyler Maroushek, that was his older sister, Kylie. His sister lived with a genetic disorder called Noonan Syndrome, until she unexpectedly passed away at age 22 in 2015. Photo by...

Chasing An Unconventional Dream: My Story as a Communications Major

Growing up in a small town surrounded by corn fields often made it difficult to dream outside of my surroundings. It wasn’t until my youth leader in high school started asking me questions like, “What is your purpose? What is the calling that has been placed on your...

From El Salvador to Winona: A Nursing Major Pursuing Her Calling

Ever since she was a little girl, Kelsa Katzfey, a freshman at WSU, has had a heart for kids. She has always dreamt of going into a career where she could invest in the lives of children. It wasn’t until she ventured to the country of El Salvador that this dream...

Doing for Others What Was Done for Her: One Biology Major’s Story

My roommate, Grace Jacobs, is one of the kindest, most beautiful people I know. Most importantly, Grace loves to help others. Instead of choosing to pursue a career in order to make a lot of money, she wants to use her career to serve others. Grace is a sophomore in...