Career & Success

Career & Success

“...I developed a strong foundation”

Sandra Smith, Class of 2008

Sandra Smith

Hometown: Milford, Iowa
Majors: Theatre and Biology
Graduate School: UCLA, Master of Fine Arts in Acting
Place of Employment: Kaiser Permanente's Touring Theatre Company in Los Angeles
Title: Actor

"The communication and arts department is truly exceptional at Buena Vista University. This comes in no small part to three outstanding professors: Bethany Larson, David Walker and Michael Whitlatch. Through their guidance and high standards, I developed a strong foundation in acting. From that point, I was able to continue my education at UCLA and now work full-time as an actor in Los Angeles."

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“...a better, well-rounded person”

James Alstott, M.D., Class of 2009
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“...great opportunities to explore”

Eli Musselman, Class of 2007
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“...breadth of knowledge across many different fields of science”

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“...flexibility and support”

Megan Lytle, Class of 2012
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“BVU offers great opportunities”

Lindsey (Marean) Rupp, Class of 2010
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“…a guiding force in my life”

Ravi Kumar, Class of 2010
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“...a first-tier university”

Ryan Marzen, Class of 2012
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“...the most personalized education I could have”

Lindsey Peterson, Class of 2013
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