Alumni Stories

A Novel Approach to the Wedding Dress

Visual artist Carrie Ann Schumacher ’08 turns romance novels into wedding dresses that are exquisite and thought-provoking works of art.

Blazing a Student’s Spiritual Path

Kaiser Aslam led a national Muslim youth group even as he earned his Elmhurst degree. Now he wants to help other students find their own way.

Kelly Stone ’03
Shares Her Spirit

As Protestant chaplain at tradition- rich Wellesley College, alumna Kelly Stone is working to create a more inclusive campus pastorate.

A Model of Professional Success

Jax Turyna ’13 credits her studies at Elmhurst with helping her launch a thriving career as a model and actress.

Terri Hemmert’s Continued Success

When we wrote a profile of deejay Terri Hemmert '70 a few years ago, we included a brief list of some of her many achievements. Since then the list has only grown.

A Foundation in the Liberal Arts

As an undergrad, Linda Marshall ’85 was primarily focused on business. Now, after decades of success, she’s still relying on a foundation built at Elmhurst.

The Composition Behind a Great Career

A composer at Chicago’s Comma Music, Andrew Ecklund ’13 hits all the right notes for advertisers like McDonald’s and Kellogg’s.

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