Behind the Scenes with Haley Walsh

Haley Pelissier Walsh, ’14, gets to the theater early to make sure the costumes and props are in place before the actors arrive. By the time they walk through the doors, she will have checked the backstage safety precautions by putting glow tape on the floor to limit tripping and checked the costumes and props a couple more times.

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Growing Goodness: Katrina Iott’s Passion for Produce

Just as the Internet began to take off, Katrina Iott, ’90, received a call from her mother, asking her to start an online business for their family farm—and so tomatoes.com was born.

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Living Among the Walking Dead: 1984 Alumnus Evan Stitt’s Neighborhood

Evan Stitt, ’84, hasn’t mowed his grass or trimmed the trees on his lawn for more than three years. That’s because his house in Senoia, Georgia, is on the set of the AMC hit-television series The Walking Dead. Stitt is living in a zombie apocalypse.

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Coming Full Circle: Hillsdale Athletes Brent and Lindsay Ogle and Blazer Manufacturing

Written by Monica Vanderweide Twenty years after they entered Hillsdale as freshmen, 2002 alumni Brent and Lindsay Berlin Ogle of Columbus, Nebraska, find that they appreciate Hillsdale College even more with each passing year. As business owners, they recognize how their Hillsdale education and time as student-athletes laid the foundation for the entrepreneurial leap they […]

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Making Home at Hillsdale

Intentionality lives at the heart of the yet-unnamed New Dorm, which opened last fall as an upperclassman women’s dorm on the east side of campus. From the building layout, to the furniture and decor, to the young women who live inside, each detail exists to help make Hillsdale a home of its own. “We were […]

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Peter Highlander, DPM, MS

Peter Highlander, ’07, is a founding member of the American Orthopedic Society of 3-D Printing. A reconstructive foot and ankle surgeon in Bellevue, Ohio, he has made headlines recently for his custom 3-D printed implants.

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Q&A with Alumni Association Board President Marianne Rotole, ’95

Marianne Rotole majored in English and minored in history and communications at Hillsdale. She is currently a vice president at Octagon Marketing North America.

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Understanding America

Spencer and Bailey Arlinghaus Amaral, ’14, ’15, aim to teach young Americans about freedom, faith, and virtue through the Windrose Project, a leadership development organization. The project, whose name evokes the directional markings on a compass, sponsors educational seminars, local service projects, and an annual trip to the nation’s capital.

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Fisk Museum Acquires Triceratops Skeleton

In January, the Daniel M. Fisk Museum of Natural History at Hillsdale College unveiled a mostly complete 66-million-year-old triceratops skeleton during a ceremony attended by more than 100 students and faculty.

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Stuck on a Good Idea: Kevin Meyers and Lucy Darling

While wise choices are paramount in starting a business, Meyers also encourages budding entrepreneurs to have faith. “Don’t hold back because of fear,” he says. “You might miss out on a really good idea.”

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The Liberty Princess Company: Providing Royal Service to Local Children

The Liberty Princess Company was founded to deliver messages about truth, goodness, and beauty to local children. Its volunteer employees, drawn from Hillsdale College’s student body, dress as princesses and other characters and appear at birthday parties, daddy-daughter dances, and other community functions.

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Breaking Bread, Building Community

Gather aims to be more than just a restaurant. Tucked in a small storefront in the heart of Detroit’s Eastern Market district, it seeks to draw the community together through locally sourced food, an inviting atmosphere, and charity projects.

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