Alumni share their perspectives on the impact of COVID-19

We’re asking alumni how the COVID-19 pandemic affected them, their work, and their industries. Alumni in multiple fields shared how they’ve managed the challenges coming their way and their stories from the front lines. See some of the highlights here.

Our editorial team is always looking for compelling stories about Wooster alumni. Email wooster_magazine@wooster.edu to share your story.

Alumni Making an Impact

Alumna inspires families amidst pandemic

Heather (Clyde) Closen ’08 combines psychology and education inte...

Applying Wooster experiences to respond to the coronavirus threat

Math and philosophy alumna develops models to aid in decision making

Chief strategist for Cleveland Clinic champions Wooster experience

Josette Beran ’95 charts the health system’s strategy during th...

Political science major learns to engage with academic and social c...

Max Lesko ’06 leads National Children’s Defense Fund

Business economics alumnus applies critical thinking to logistics i...

Wooster education prepares Paige Cotcamp ’82 to contribute to the...

Involvement in student organizations prepares alumnus for leadershi...

CEO of California’s Milk Advisory Board, John Talbot ’81, suppo...

Business economics alumnus supports PPE supply chain for essential ...

Jonathan Huisel ’14 takes pride in Wooster background

Sociology alumnus helps Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank navigate res...

Michael Wilson ’05 makes an impact on his community as director o...

Africana studies major forms network through Wooster community

Dierre Taylor ’09 acts as advocate for Black students in NYC schools

Art alumnus builds career as cartoonist and illustrator

Will Santino ’11 reflects on Wooster’s creative community

Emergency medicine resident rises to pandemic’s challenges

Biochemistry and molecular biology research opportunities at Wooste...

News anchor serves as trustworthy source for her community during p...

Wendy Graham Settle ’00 covers both breaking news and human-inter...

Chemistry alumna fights coronavirus in Ohio and globally

Diane Gorgas ’86 draws on Wooster experience in all facets of her...

Chemistry alumna researches genetic sequencing of COVID-19 patients

Megan Cooper ’95 leads a research laboratory that is part of the ...

Wooster’s education department uses Ohmni Robots in place of ...

Aspiring teachers safely observe classrooms in real time