2017-07-04 / Front Page

Local students receive diplomas from DePauw

The following students were among 561 graduating students who received degrees at DePauw University’s 178th commencement in May

Cloverdale

Claudia Monnett received a (Bachelor of Arts) degree with a major in Political Science and Computer Science

Ethan Phillips received a (Bachelor of Arts) degree with a major in Communication

Bristina Skiles received a (Bachelor of Arts) degree with a major in English (Writing)

Greencastle

Jonathan Good received a (Bachelor of Arts) degree with a major in Communication

Lauren Good received a (Bachelor of Arts) degree with a major in Computer Science

Annalysse Mason received a (Bachelor of Arts) degree with a major in Sociology and Asian Studies

Frederick Soster received a (Bachelor of Arts) degree with a major in Environmental Geoscience

Catherine Steele- Kannowski received a (Bachelor of Arts) degree with a major in English (Literature)

Amelia Wilson-Wright received a (Bachelor of Arts) degree with a major in Geology

Jim Alling, the CEO of TOMS, whose experiences as a DePauw University undergraduate led to leadership roles at some of America’s most admired companies, delivered the principal address to his alma mater’s Class of 2017. Alling is a 1983 DePauw graduate who has also served as president of Starbucks USA and Starbucks International, and as chief operating officer of T-Mobile USA.

Founded in 1837, DePauw University in Greencastle, Ind., is a selective, coeducational, residential, liberal arts university with nationally recognized programs and faculty members in its College of Liberal Arts and School of Music. As a leading national liberal arts university, DePauw is particularly noted for the number of students who study abroad and for the innovative use of technology in teaching and learning. Eighty percent of DePauw students receive academic credit for study off-campus in the U.S. and abroad, including internships, study projects and service projects.

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