Making the Most Of An Opportunity – Recent Alumni Spotlight on Phillip Loudermilk and Jazmin Konnick

Nationwide, thousands of students seek to enter each year into physical therapy programs. In fact, more students apply for admission to Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) programs than to admission to medical school in the United States. This makes competition for admission extremely competitive. Most schools accept ten percent or less of qualified applicants. It is becoming increasingly more…

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A Part of God’s Plan- EC Alumni Spotlight on Daniel Carter

In May, Daniel Carter walked across the stage at the John W. Swails Center earning his bachelor’s degree in Sports Management. Unlike many of the other graduates in the class of 2016, Daniel had already found success in his dream job as the Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach at Columbia College. Daniel, who started playing Lacrosse in 10th grade, transferred to…

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A Changed Perspective- Alumni Spotlight on Michael Oberg

EC Alumnus Michal Oberg (’11) will tell you that when he first came to Emmanuel, it wasn’t for the right reason. Michael enrolled elsewhere before transferring to Emmanuel College to play baseball. Starting off as a Pre-Law major, it was an “Adolescent Literature” class taught by Ms. Barbara Goodwin during his junior year at EC that put the idea…

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My Own Boss- Alumni Spotlight on Brent Farley

EC Alumnus, Brent Farley (’07), always wanted to be his own boss. Growing up in Virginia, Brent was affiliated with the IPHC from a young age and decided early on in high school that he would attend Emmanuel College. “The best part about Emmanuel College were the people,” Brent said. “From students, to faculty and staff, I made plenty…

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Never Give Up- Alumni Spotlight on Zach Gretsch

EC Alumnus Zach Gretsch (’15) tore his ACL three times while playing sports in high school and college. For most athletes, this would be discouraging but Zach discovered his true passion while recovering from his first ACL injury…physical therapy. With a plan in place, Zach attended Emmanuel College on a Baseball scholarship and majored in Kinesiology with a Pre-Physical…

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