The Story Behind Heirloom Solutions

Hillsdale College alumna, Stephanie Benson, shares the story behind her small business.

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Finding Your Natalie

Written by Stephanie Riebe As a youth and family ministry pastor for most of the past decade, much of my role in the life of young people has been investing in relationships. I become invested in the lives of these students and their families, and they become invested in my life. Often, as these middle […]

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Alumna Spotlight: Sally Klarr

Sally Klarr, ’12, was fascinated with jewels long before her Hillsdale education. She completed a jewel-related senior thesis, graduated with a degree in rhetoric and public address, then landed in New York City. Within two years, Sally had encountered more rare jewelry than most people see in a lifetime.

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Staying in Town: Spotlight on Ashlyn Landherr

Ashlyn Landherr, ’16, watched her teammates and friends move away from Hillsdale after graduation while she prepared to take on a role that would have her running the events she attended during college. The upswing in student activities since Ashlyn took the job as head director of those activities, plus much more, has not gone unnoticed.

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From Bodybuilding to a School Building: An Alumna’s Unconventional Path to Success

In an ideal world, Hillsdale grads would walk the stage, receive their diplomas, celebrate, and start their new careers right away. It didn’t happen that way for Lisa Schulz, class of ’87.

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Life After Hillsdale: “It’s the People” in the Real World

Tom Novelly, a 2017 Hillsdale grad, lives the exciting, fast-paced life of a breaking news and crime reporter for the Courier Journal in Louisville, Kentucky.

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We’re not in Hillsdale anymore: Reflecting on the first months post-graduation

In May 2017, rising scientist Tatiana Coverdell crossed the outdoor stage, stepping from her life as a college student to her new experiences as a Hillsdale alumna. After graduating, she traveled around the country visiting family and friends before settling down for graduate school at the University of Virginia.

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Liberal Arts and Politics in the “Real World”

Before Elliot Gaiser graduated from Hillsdale in 2012, he competed on the debate team, wrote for the College newspaper, led the business club Enactus, played cello in the orchestra, presided over College Republicans, and learned to play bagpipes. Elliot pursued all of these things because he followed what he loved to do.

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Mentee to Mentor: Rebekah Dell Finds her Home in Hillsdale

In November of her senior year of high school, Associate Dean of Women Rebekah Dell had actually never heard of the place she’d call her home for the next fifteen years. She accounted her first visit as a freezing, miserably cold winter day.

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Applying to an Internship: A Guide from an Intern Coordinator

Having gone from being an intern to being hired to manage my company’s internship program within the matter of a few months, I have been on both sides of the application process in recent history.

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A Marriage of Two Disciplines: Nancie Petrucelli’s Career in Genetic Counseling

When Nancie (Walden) Petrucelli, ’92, came to Hillsdale, she planned to become a veterinarian. She quickly declared her biology major and focused on achieving her goal until a well-timed class schedule opened her eyes to an entirely different career.

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The Inner Workings of Boats and Businesses

For Emma Kendro, ’16, what started as a summer job in the Bay Harbor area of Northern Michigan became a post-graduation career.

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