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Alumni Spotlight: Bailey Feit

FullSizeRender.jpg This months alumni spotlight is Bailey Feit '09! This week our Tigers on Tour student, Emily Vokal, met with Bailey in Lincoln to share some Doane memories. Bailey is from Lincoln, where she attended Lincoln High School. She studied secondary math education at Doane, and that was her intention before she even enrolled as a freshman. She learned about Doane from a flyer or pamphlet in the mail. Wanting to be different from everyone who went to UNL or SCC from her high school, she went on a group visit to Doane. She was amazed by how beautiful the campus was. After receiving scholarships, she visited again. This time she visited alone and met with professors. Jim Johnson, who grew to be her favorite professor, talked to her about math education and treated her like she wasn't just another number.

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The Exit Interview: Chelsea Henery '15

20150529-ChelseaHenery.jpgDoane students have a knack for finding their path through the myriad of activities and classes they're involved in, so student blogger Emily Hallstrom '16 is sitting down with members of the Class of 2015 to ask them five questions—call it their "The Exit Interview."

Name: Chelsea Henery

Hometown: Pierce

Major: Natural science with an endorsement in secondary education

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Senior Standouts: Dylan Relue '15


Dylan Relue '15, a transfer student, graduated with a theatre degree and is going to film school in Chicago.

Dylan Relue ’15 sees the world through a lens.

But at the University of Colorado Boulder, his view wasn’t quite in focus.

He needed a different program to build on his passion for filmmaking, and a conversation with Associate Professor of Theatre Rob McKercher three years ago changed everything.

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Senior Standouts: Sara Umland '15

20150514-SaraUmland.jpg When Sara Umland ’15 was in sixth grade, she wrote a paper about what she wanted to do when she grew up: work at a museum.

Her mother still has the paper.

A decade later, the history and English double major from Windsor, Colorado, is on track to reach her goal—she was admitted to the State University of New York at Oneonta and New York State Historical Association's Cooperstown Graduate Program, one of the top museum studies master's programs in the nation. 

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Commencement: What it really means

Doane College President Dr. Jacque Carter presents a diploma at Doane's 2014 Commencement in Cassel Open Air Theatre.

As we near commencement, I’m drawn to reflect upon the mission of our little “College on the Hill.” As students eagerly prepare to make that walk on the green of Cassel Open Air Theatre, like so many generations of students before, we should take a few minutes to ponder why a Doane College degree is so important. Not just for the graduate but for all of us—faculty and staff, family and friends—who share in this special moment.

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