Communication

Communication Alumni Profiles

Emily Renken

Emily Renken (’10): International adoption center worker

Emily Renken (’10) graduated from Evangel with a degree in  Psychology, a passion for photography and a love for people who are hurting.  Shortly following graduation, Renken traveled  to ...

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Elizabeth Herrington

Elizabeth (Williamson) Herrington (’89): Licensed mental health counselor

Today Elizabeth  (Williamson ’89) Herrington is a licensed mental health counselor with a  successful private practice in Gilbert, Iowa. That’s a successful career for  any college ...

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Mark and Michelle Jahnke

Mark (’01) and Michelle (Myers) Jahnke (’03): Award-winning broadcasting director and producer

Their shared story began at an audition for Evangel television. Michelle Myers just  thought it might be fun. She did not realize at the time that not only had she found her future career path ...

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Steve Grant

Steve Grant (’76): Springfield NBC-affiliate broadcaster

While wrapping up final exams  during his sophomore year, Communication student Steve Grant was summoned to the office of Evangel’s venerable speech professor, Nonna Dee Dalan. With her ...

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Brittany Carlson

Brittany (Breidenbach) Carlson (’07): Assistant editor of Army garrison newspaper

Writing was something Brittany (Breidenbach ’07) Carlson  always loved to do. So, when she started college at Evangel University,  it was only natural for her to major in journalism and start ...

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Jenna Persons

Jenna Dianne Persons (’04): Youngest Fort Myers mayor candidate

From the first moment Jenna Persons  stepped foot on the Evangel University campus, she knew this was the place where she belonged for the next four years. “I followed my intuition,” Persons ...

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Charlie Getty’s two passions: football and students

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Three reasons Anthony Moore (’03) is a bad pastor

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A chaplain’s move for God and Country

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Julie Higgins (’85) is starting something new (again)

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Becca Lashway (’18): When coming home feels foreign

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