Meet Our Grads
What do MMC alumni do after graduation? The better question is: What don’t they do?
International Studies and Studio Art
Ben draws upon deeply personal life experiences to create his colorful and complex contemporary paintings. “I want to visually convey Tibetan philosophical ideas in works that focus on current social, political, and cultural issues,” he says. “The notions of freedom, interdependence, and compassion are important in a time when many are rejecting our connectedness and focusing on differences.”
After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, received the Copenhagen Master of Excellence Scholarship Award, enabling him to study at the University of Copenhagen from 2010-12, where he spent two years conducting research and pursuing other academic work.
As CNBC’s Vice President of the Media Content Center, Lisa oversees a team of 25 responsible for the lifecycle management of the network’s broadcast media – from acquisition through archiving, to workflow and implementation of the network’s media asset management system and infrastructure.
Studio Art, Art Education
Yvonne runs her own business, Vonnie Made It. Her mixed-media works incorporate collage, printmaking, wet and dry media, photography, clay, and fiber, as well as one-of-a-kind jewelry—wearable art made of recycled paper and semi-precious beads and stones
Finance and Entrepreneurship with minors in Accounting, Economics, and Dance
“After graduating with degrees in Finance and Entrepreneurship with minors in Accounting, Economics, and Dance, I now work on Merrill Lynch’s Northeast Division Office Management Team. Career Services opened this door to me in the fall of my senior year by helping me earn an internship with the company.”
“Some little girls played with Barbies. I was making dance and films since I can remember. When I was a child, dance and film were playtime for me and they have always been a part of my life.”
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