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Cassandra Boyd 17 profile

Cassandra Boyd ’17

I spent my first two years of undergraduate at another bigger school pursuing a nursing degree. But something about that school didn’t feel right. Not only did the degree I was pursuing feel off, but I felt like a number, like professors didn’t seem to care if I made it through.

Making a difference

Trinity Trolls do more after graduation than get a job. They build careers, become leaders in their fields, and leave ready to build lives for good, for God, and for the world. Below are just a few stories of the thousands of impressive Trinity graduates who are out there making a difference.

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Taylor Bandstra ’12

In my political science degree I had a range of professors—liberal, conservative—and all were great at doing the same thing: They wanted us to push our limits and understand the other side of an argument at all times.

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Adam Perez 13 profile

Adam Perez ’13

My junior year, the director of the music program gave a copy of Liturgy and Music. In off hours I read this collection of essays, cover to cover, and I got to the end and gave it back and said, “Oh my goodness.

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Cassandra Boyd 17 profile

Cassandra Boyd ’17

I spent my first two years of undergraduate at another bigger school pursuing a nursing degree. But something about that school didn’t feel right. Not only did the degree I was pursuing feel off, but I felt like a number, like professors didn’t seem to care if I made it through.

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Emily Rusticus ’10

In 2010, Emily (Buter) Rusticus graduated from Trinity’s nursing program and answered a call to the health care industry.

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Genevieve Trieu 06

Genevieve Trieu ’06

Broadcasting and media relations hometeam missionary “Less than .05 percent of the total resources of the Church in the west are being sent to help share the Good News,” said Genevieve Trieu ’06. “I want to give more than .05 percent. I want to give my life.” As a hometeam missionary on Gospel for Asia’s … Continue reading "Genevieve Trieu ’06"

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Chris Verstrate ’96

For people like Chris Verstrate ’96, Chicago, a hub of international business, provides an ideal place in which to practice corporate law.

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Matthew Lanser ’05

H3 Headline Matthew Lanser ’05 stands at a small wooden table, a Bible open in front of him, as he teaches Nigerian villagers who have gathered beneath the generous shade of a tree to hear the gospel. He and his wife Laura ’05 currently serve in Nigeria with Christian Reformed World Missions (CRWM), the world … Continue reading "Matthew Lanser ’05"

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Kurt Schemper 97

Kurt Schemper ’97

Kurt Schemper ’97, a former Trinity communication arts and theology major, received an Emmy for his work as a producer on Intervention, the A&E Television Network docuseries.

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