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Ashley Ledoux

Psychology, '11

I am now an Australian Resident, I work and live in Melbourne Australia. My degree in Psychology has supported my transition in Operations Management for an Outside School Hours Care Private Provider.

Lucas Hall

Nursing, '15

I am working as an emergency department nurse in a small hospital in Vermont. The education I received while at Castleton helped establish fundamental knowledge needed both at my job and out in the community.

Joan Zabski Rough

Education, 1965

A visual artist, poet, and writer of nonfiction, Joan's memoir. SCATTERING ASHES, A Memoir of Letting Go, has recently been published by She Writes Press and is available where books are sold. Publishers Weekly called it: "...bravely honest....

Mariah Phillips

Art, '12

I graduated from Castleton in 2012 with a BA in Fine Art and concentration in graphic design. I am currently living in Los Angeles, California and working on numerous freelance projects with big businesses and corporations.

Liam Fracht-Monroe

Business Administration, '04

Experiential Marketing, live event design and production, project management, fabrication, and operations.

Amanda Larabee

Education, '16

Amanda is a Kindergarten Teacher of 18 students in the North Lawndale community on the west side of Chicago. At her school, she teaches phonics, writing, mathematics, social studies, and science with a facilitator teaching lens alongside her students.

Brie Pierquet (Kelly)

Social Work, '02

After receiving my BSW from Castleton I began my career in social work working in community mental health programs in Boston. From there, I went on to obtain my Masters in Social Work degree from Simmons College with a focus in medical social work.

Terry Aunchman

Business Administration, '90

I am currently the Director of Career and Technical Education for Pasco County Schools. Pasco County is located centrally on the west coast of Florida, and is approximately 30 miles northwest of the City of Tampa.

Kenzie McCain

Education, '12

After graduating from Castleton with my B.A. and teaching credentials, I transferred my license to Florida and have spent the last 5 years teaching 5th grade in the sunshine state. Thank you to Castleton and their amazing internship program!

Christopher Hoffman

Business Administration, '00

Moved to Colorado and is now the Marketing Coordinator at Centura Health. Centura Health is Colorado’s largest family of hospitals and health care services and one of the state’s largest private employers.

George Kuhn

Business Administration, '04

I am the Owner & President of Drive Research, market research company in Syracuse, NY. Our firm specializes in Voice of Customer (VoC), Customer Experience (CX), and online market research creating marketing strategies through data insights.

Matt Forrest Esenwine

Media and Communication, '89

After spending 25 years in radio as an on-air talent, copy writer, and commercial producer, I left the industry in 2012 to develop my children's writing. I now have 11 poems in 7 different children's books as well as 'Highlights' magazine.

Ashley Swanson

Business Administration, '09

I am currently with Accruepartners as a Division Market Manager and responsible for the business development of our Texas Division. I foster relationships with large, mid and small level companies and coordinate efforts with our recruiting team.

Katharine Samberg

Psychology, '09

I graduated in 2009 with a double major in Forensic Psychology and World Literature, both of which helped me land incredible positions in several not-for-profits in Northern Vermont once I graduated.

Ryan Ackerman

Media and Communication, '14

I received three job offers in the spring semester of my senior year at Castleton. The Monday after graduation, I transitioned into a full-time position at Puma's North American headquarters. Castleton refined my marketable skills & made me stand out.

Marie Laukhuf

Sociology, '10

After receiving my Bachelor's Degree in Sociology I went on to receive both a Post-Baccalaureate Teaching Certification and a Master's Degree in Education from Castleton in '11 and '12 respectively. Currently I reside in Southeast Georgia with my husband.

Jazmin Averbuck

Psychology, '10

I found my passion in fitness education and am getting my masters in Health and Fitness from the University of Pittsburgh.

Liz Martin

Sport Management, '04

The Director of Team Partnerships for Steiner Sports, Liz manages all of the relationships with the various teams that Steiner Sports partners with including the New York Yankees, Madison Square Garden (Knicks & Rangers), and Brooklyn Nets.

Lucas Roberts

Mathematics, '08

I am planning to defend my PhD thesis in the fall semester and continuing my research career.

Ty MacWalters

Environmental Science, '09

I took the education Castleton offered me and used it to branch into management. Currently I'm the an Operations Manager for a Pharmacy Department at a local hospital. Castleton gave me a well rounded education that prepared me for my career.

Reece Delaire

Business Administration, '12

Right out of Castleton I was invited to join the PGA as an Apprentice and work my way towards a PGA Golf Professional. I am currently working at a PGA recognized facility as the Assistant Golf Professional. Thanks to Castleton for everything!

Desiree Peck Wyatt

Nursing, '83

In thirty years of nursing, beginning at Castleton, I have earned both ADN and BSN degrees, and have worked in nearly every discipline within the nursing profession. Castleton gave me the start I needed to launch a very successful & enjoyable career.

Michael Brown

Political Science, '04

As the CEO and Founder of nDash Marketing, Michael helps companies of all sizes and industries publish original content. In year one, the company grew to seven full-time employees, with twelve months of consecutive revenue growth.

Jennifer Seeland DeMauro

Social Work, '85

I do mission work in Guatemala and El Salvador. We assist a local mission with building houses, water filtration systems and stoves as well as providing medical and dental assistance to families in the villages.

Ryan A. Baldinelli

Business Administration, '11

Five years ago I graduated from Castleton with a Bachelors Degree in Business with a concentration in Marketing. My Castleton education helped me break into the business world and begin my sales career a an inside sales rep.

Thomas Heleba

Media and Communication, '89

I am the sports copy chief at The Washington Post, where I've worked since July 2000.

John Paluzzi

Media and Communication, '93

I am now a freelance shooter/crane operator for Full Circle Productions shooting everything from network sports and news to commercial production.

Robert Bernstein

Business Administration, '09

After six years in retail business management, I'm now the proud owner of my own entertainment website, NerdMuch.com, which made it into the green after just a few months of operation.

Zach Scheffler

Media and Communication, '13

I interned at a Vermont publishing corporation my junior year and was hired shortly after graduating. Castleton provided me with skills and experience that enriched me personally and professionally. I value my time spent there as an undergrad immensely.

Shelby LaCroix

Media and Communication, '11

My education at Castleton prepared me for an amazing career in the field of Communications. I'm currently working as a Communications Specialist in the Marketing & Communications Depart. at Cheyenne Regional; an independent healthcare system in WY.

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