With a nine-hour time difference during her deployment to Southeast Asia with the Air Force, junior Haley Sonneman had a couple key people on speed dial: Veterans Resource Center Director Norm Ferguson and veteran academic adviser Nicholas Doten.
Humans of St. Thomas catches up with Amy Helgeson, a first-year entrepreneur who wants her businesses to advance the common good, including her company, Skyrocket, aimed at helping senior citizens be entrepreneurs themselves.
Senior Victor Sikeley is a double major in leadership and management along with business law, and is the founder of the company Initiative for a Better Africa, which strives to make Africa a better place for everyone to learn.
Meet Jules Porter, the joint J.D./MBA graduate student who developed the idea for video game company Seraph 7 Studios and won $16,000 in the Fowler Business Concept Challenge and $10,000 in the St. Thomas Business Plan Competition.
Michael Stevens, co-president of St. Thomas' Theology Club and a theology major, loves studying, you guessed it, theology. He also can out eat most humans at a buffet and go head to head with the world's greatest PlayStation enthusiasts.
Humans of St. Thomas caught up with junior music performance and music business major Jonathon Shields, who uses his musical talents to bring joy to elderly homes and children hospitals around the Twin Cities.
Meghan Sharkus is tackling the same challenges as her freshman classmates, plus the added challenge of running her own business, which is dedicated to improving the education, design appeal and safety of insulin kits for children with diabetes.