Community. Pride. That’s Alumni.
You’re Part of a Bigger Story
Your journey likely hasn’t been a straight line. Continuing your education while hurdling over responsibilities, hardship or exciting opportunities is all part of your unique story to tell. Stories are powerful—you never know whom you will inspire. Are you ready to see extraordinary alumni stories? Or maybe share your own?
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Mom of Two Turns Passion for Criminal Justice into a Career
If you’ve ever wondered whether a love for crime shows could lead to a degree in criminal justice, you’ll enjoy Melissa Pitchford’s story.Read More
First-Generation Student and Single Father Graduates with Honors
As a first-generation student, David Plowman felt pressure to succeed and a fear that he never would. Despite the challenges, he proved that small steps can lead to big accomplishments.Read More
Rasmussen Graduate Writes Children’s Book
From a refugee camp in the Philippines to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Thuba Nguyen’s life has followed a remarkable path. In her touching children’s story, she uses her life experience and ECE expertise to illustrate the value of a father–daughter bond.Read More
More Alumni Stories
A Story of Unforgettable Confidence
"I’m the first person in my family to graduate from college... It changed my life. I’m in a completely different place than I was before I started."
– Tola O.
Graduate, Health and Wellness Bachelor’s Degree