Graduates of Winona State University's College of Liberal Arts often go on to careers they never expected. That's what makes a liberal arts education so exciting - the transferable skills you learn prepare you for employment.

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Jenna Grochow - FILM/MCDM '19

Jenna Grochow double majored in Film Studies and Mass Communication/Creative Digital Media. She currently works at LaClare Group Inc. as a Marketing and Media Specialist.


Christina Melecio - PUBA '19

Christina graduated in 2019 with a Public Administration degree. She now works as an elementary school teacher for Kansas City Public Schools.


Sydney Pecha - SPAN '19

Sydney graduated in 2019 with a Spanish degree. She uses Spanish every day in her job as a Kindergarten teacher, where 60% of the district is Hispanic.


Tamika Tucker - CMST '19

Tamika graduated in 2019 with a CMST major and a coaching minor. She then went on to earn her Master's in Applied Leadership for Teaching and Learning at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. She now owns her own business, Tamikatcollection LLC.


Connor Shea - PSY '18

Connor Shea graduated in 2018 with a Psychology degree. He now works as a Portfolio Analyst at Ceridian.


Ashlyn Crawford - MHSL '17

Ashlyn Crawford graduated in 2017 with a Legal Studies degree. She is currently attending Mitchell Hamline School of Law and works as a Law Clerk for the Hennepin County Attorney's Office.


Justin McClanahan - MCOM '16

Justin McClanahan graduated in 2016 with a Mass Communication/Public Relations degree. He now works as a Public Affairs Associate at Mayo Clinic. Justin also does Public Relations for the Rochester Mustangs, an adaptive hockey team for the physically disabled.


Becki Gugisberg Drum - CMST '04

Becki Drum graduated in 2004 with a Communication Studies/Organizational Communication degree. She currently works at the Disney Institute as an Engagement Manager.