Anthony DeLuca's experience in the waste hauling business was good preparation for Springfield.
Eight graduates of Elmhurst's adult programs tell how they made their second acts the best.
David Rasche '66, star of stage, screen and sit-com, is a celebrated 'smart perfomer.'
Bob Ullman '71 shares life's crises and joys with his church: "It's like living a novel instead of writing one."
Walter Brueggemann '55 brings the Bible to life as a leading authority on the Old Testament.
Brenda Fann '88 argues that the humble family physician could save the American health care system.
Al Biancalana ’82 has never had a losing season, but wins aren’t all he’s after.
Former Leader columnist Dan Pompei '82 has earned respect as one of the best NFL writers around.
An Elmhurst trustee and former Dean at Oberlin College, George Langeler ’49 thrives by pulling opposing sides together.
Richard Nyako '67 is a doctor who's been driven for years by a vision of service.
Laurie Rich '00 taught Shakespeare and learned Uzbek as a Peace Corps volunteer.
Rob Carmichael ’87 has made a career of his two passions: education and the environment.
Samantha Kiley’s transformational experience as a student pointed her toward her job as director of alumni relations.
Kris Myers '99 is the celebrated new drummer for the hot rock band Umphrey's McGee.
Grace Vyduna-Haskins '49 found new ways to help children decipher words on a page.
Cancer survivor Kelly Ramljak ’08 cares for young patients as a pediatric oncology nurse.
Rita Athas '76 promotes Chicago to the world's business leaders as a great city for investment.
August Molnar '49 started a foundation to celebrate Hungarian thought and culture.
Bill Bauer '49 of the U.S. Court of Appeals takes his job very seriously and himself not at all.
Glenn Lid '79 has won awards for teaching science but says the best prize is when students return to visit.
Carol White '85 learns lessons about dignity and bravery from her patients every day.
Fred Gretsch '71 sustains a family business that's part of American music history.
Hard work and a cool head helped former cashier Denise Jones ’90 rise to senior vice president.
David Kuebler '69 earns his full share of bravos and bravissimos on stages worldwide.
Bill Nelson ’68 uses clarity, pragmatism, and humor to advocate medical ethics.
Bill Johnson '68 made history as the first openly gay man to gain ordination to the mainstream Christian ministry.
Terri Hemmert '70 rose to the top of rock radio with a well-informed, personal style.
Tom Mouhelis ’71 says his business is 'people's lives and their hopes for the future.'
Charles Guengerich '70 of Wright College is a leader on the front lines of higher education in America.
Kelly Stone '03 found a divine fit in the chaplain's position at Wisconsin's Lakeland College.
For the Reverend Joe Richardson '89 the spiritual life is not a theory. He lives it.
For Justin Roman ’00, an Elmhurst internship led to a high-profile job at a Chicago radio station B96.