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Student Success

With pure academic talent, fierce determination, and a drive to make an impact, our graduates are truly impressive.

We can’t wait to see what they accomplish next.

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Cheryl Ferrill ’22

BAS Health & Wellness Management

Cheryl returned to college after 40 years to not only switch career paths and earn her degree, but also to chase her passion and open her very own yoga studio in honor of her late mother.

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Tommy Sawyer ’22

MA Organizational Leadership

After working as a social studies teacher for a decade, Tommy returned to earn his master’s degree & create better learning experiences for his students—just like his teachers did for him.

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Zeinab Mohamed ’22

BS Nursing

To be a Warrior means to persevere. Like graduate Zeinab Mohamed, who balanced being a mother and a Nursing student at WSU thanks to the support of her professors.

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Jose Valtierra-Rangel ’21
Jose Valtierra-Rangel ’21

With his own difficult past, Jose chose a career in social work to inspire youth by relating to their challenges. Now set to graduate & start WSU’s Master of Social Work program, he’s one step closer.

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Zijie Liu ’21
Zijie Liu ’21

An international student from Tianjin, China, Zijie Liu excelled in Composite Materials Engineering due to the support she found at WSU, which helped her transition to an English-speaking community.

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Stephan Shaw ’22

BS Composite Materials Engineering

Stephan has been curious about how things work since he was a kid. And now with his degree, he has the skills and freedom to build his own career—and grow within it.

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Kendra Nusbaum ’22

BS Nursing

WSU students chase their dreams while earning their degrees. Like Kendra Nusbaum, who has a passion for eliminating language barriers in health care and is making a difference locally and globally.

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Jessica Anderson ’22

BS Cell & Molecular Biology

WSU is all about improving the world, and Jessica is living the Warrior Life as a student who’s eager to help others by volunteering in the community and getting involved on campus.

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Diana Tapia Alvarado ’21
Diana Tapia Alvarado ’21

With a hard work ethic, Diana set out to make the most of her time at WSU. As a Social Work & Spanish double major, her goal is to work with & advocate for children who’ve led challenging lives.

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Megan Otten ’21
Megan Otten ’21

Graduating early with a Geoscience degree, Megan contributed to research on water quality in Minnesota & mapped out the next step in her career—jumping straight into an internship & master’s program.

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