Alumni in Action
What can you do with a liberal-arts degree? Plenty and in areas far, far afield from your major. From guiding one of the world's largest real estate companies to building a brighter future for children in Bangladesh, Dickinsonians are making their mark on the world.
Below are stories about some of the multifaceted lives that Dickinson alumni lead and the ways they’re benefiting from their liberal-arts experiences. If you're interested in reading about alumni working in a particular field, click on the corresponding link in the list below.
Thinking Inside the Box
Greg Zimmerman ’83 creates havens for retail therapy.
A lifelong love of language leads Katie Kiraly '11 deep into Middle Eastern cultures.
Michael Lanz ’91 helps businesses optimize Google to reach a wider (or narrower) audience.
Michael Healey ’01 and his students take their worldview to the U.N. and beyond.
Award-winning author Jennifer Haigh '90 credits her time at Dickinson for helping push her toward her pursuit of writing professionally.
Ryan Eberts '04 harnesses his Dickinson education to help build a brighter future for children in Bangladesh.
Passion and Positivity
Josh Sherman '96's latest hit brought a pop-culture legend to Broadway.
Nicholas DiFiore '94 shares how his Dickinson experience prepared him for a career in the Army and at the U.S. embassy in New Delhi.
Eric Garcia ’90 lands on Nickelodeon with a team of high-school ninjas.
Silver Linings and Wooden Stakes
Laura Kamoie ’92 lands a six-figure book deal with HarperCollins.
For screenwriter Edward Ricourt ’95, years of perseverance bring overnight success.
Empire State of Mind
With Brooklyn’s Barclays Center under his belt, Christopher Sharples ’87 turns his architectural firm’s sights outward and upward.
Discover how Deborah Evans ’91, a classical musician, owns a music-publishing company that specializes in rap and hip-hop clients.
Finding That Joy
The rolling farmlands of Pennsylvania are a far cry from the Bronx projects where Gilbert Bonafé ’11 was raised. But this urban transplant is well suited to help his rural students succeed.