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Class of 2014

    • 02/22/2019

      Kathleen Burckhardt BA ’14 started a new job as a content strategist at Netrush, an Amazon retail agency near Portland.

    • 10/14/2016

      Kathleen Burckhardt BA ’14 has finished her master of publishing degree at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada, and recently moved back to Portland after a stint at Penguin Random House Canada. She is working as a freelance editor and writer.

    • 02/08/2018

      Tyler Church BA ’14 has left his position as a political analyst in i360’s analytics and testing department to serve as the Great Lakes regional data director for the Republican National Committee. He loves connecting with any alums working for or interested in the Republican/Conservative campaign network.

    • 03/21/2018

      Sarah Clement BA ’14, along with Micah Leinbach BA ’14, Julia Huggins BA ’13, and Sarra Wynn BA ’14, have launched a nonprofit organization called The BOAT (Bus for Outdoor Access and Teaching). Following a successful Indiegogo campaign, they plan to purchase and retrofit a bus with storage space, solar panels, and all manner of amenities, essentially creating a mobile classroom. The goal is to offer cheaper-than-average opportunities for youth education in the outdoors. For more information, see theboatbus.com.

    • 01/14/2020

      Juliana DePietro BA ’14, who is finishing a master’s degree in public health, has been selected to run the Boston Marathon for the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program. She writes: “I need to raise $10,000 for the organization by April 20, 2020, and I need your help! Can you give? Here is the GoFundMe link. Please donate or share if you are able.”

    • 10/14/2016

      Katie George BA ’14 was a participant in the Astoria (Oregon) Visual Arts artist-in-residence program. In the past, her work focused on realistic scientific illustrations, but more recently, she has worked in pyrography (wood burning), watercolor, oil, ink, and even pottery and sculpture. George hopes to capture the natural essence of a thing and to “remind the viewer of the importance of conservation, of the treasures of the natural world, and of what remains to be discovered.”

    • 02/22/2019

      Asraa Jaber BA ’14, MA ’16 continues her “reign of terror” at Swarthmore College, where she works in Residential Life. She thanks L&C for the master’s degree and Micah Leinbach BA ’14 for his words.

    • 02/22/2019

      Sam Lehman BA ’14 lives in Vancouver, Washington. He currently works for Fisher Investments, where he is about to celebrate his fifth work anniversary. Lehman serves on the L&C Philanthropy Council and continues to attend campus events. He has recently taken several trips throughout the United States, including to Washington, D.C., and Key West, Florida.

    • 02/22/2019

      Micah Leinbach BA ’14 reports that the BOAT bus (www.theBOATbus.com), a nonprofit “wilderness program on wheels,” has successfully launched. They have completed two programs already and have a contract lined up for September 2019. BOAT’s board includes fellow L&C alums Julia Huggins BA ’13, Sarah Clement BA ’14, and Sarra Wynn BA ’14. Leinbach adds that they are interviewing some L&C students to be their first staff members in the fall. He says, “It’s been a hit in Denver so far–it seems like we’ve really found (and addressed) a pain point.” Leinbach is still manager of learning and development for Guild Education, which has been named Colorado’s fastest-growing start-up.

    • 03/21/2018

      Micah Leinbach BA ’14, along with Sarah Clement BA ’14, Julia Huggins BA ’13, and Sarra Wynn BA ’14, launched a nonprofit called The BOAT (Bus for Outdoor Access and Teaching). Following a successful Indiegogo campaign, they plan to purchase and retrofit a bus with storage space, solar panels, and all manner of amenities, essentially creating a mobile classroom. The goal is to offer cheaper-than-average opportunities for youth education in the outdoors. For more information, see theboatbus.com.

    • 02/28/2019

      Nik Mahapatra BA ’14 is a writer in New York City. A short film he wrote, SPF, premiered at the New York Indie Film Festival in February 2019. He is an inaugural member of LIT Council, an intensive program for male playwrights of color. Mahapatra is currently developing several new plays, and he’s also a member of a writers residency group at Gingold Theatre Company.

    • 02/22/2019

      Nathan Romine BA ’14 works in Los Angeles at the Immigrant Defenders Law Center, where he assists unaccompanied minors in adjusting to life in the United States. Most recently, he coordinated representation for families who were separated at the border. In his spare time, he’s out in Yosemite and Red Rocks, climbing and romping around.

    • 02/12/2018

      Jake Simonds BA ’14, an actor, writer, and performer, has spent the last year touring his solo show …like nobody’s watching. He’s made stops at Fringe Festivals in New Orleans, Australia, and New York City and has plans to take the show to Ottowa. The show, which Simonds performs accompanied only by a chair, a rope, and a ball named Spalding, explores isolation and loneliness.

    • 03/21/2018

      Sarra Wynn BA ’14, along with Sarah Clement BA ’14, Micah Leinbach BA ’14, and Julia Huggins BA ’13, started a nonprofit organization called The BOAT (Bus for Outdoor Access and Teaching). Following a successful Indiegogo campaign, they plan to purchase and retrofit a bus with storage space, solar panels, and all manner of amenities, essentially creating a mobile classroom. The goal is to offer cheaper-than-average opportunities for youth education in the outdoors. For more information, see theboatbus.com.

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