EPIC: Stories of success

Collaboration is embedded in everything we do. No matter what major you choose, our multidisciplinary academic centers dedicated to career and community engagement, entrepreneurship and innovation, global education, global health, and social justice can help focus your EPIC journey. Learn more about our student journeys below.

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NATALIE BLATZ ’19

“Looking back on it all, I’ve done so much. It was definitely a combination of ambition, late nights, and the support I got from the Earlham community.”

Hometown: Buffalo, New York
Major: Biochemistry
Internships: Canon Stroke and Vascular Research Center, Buffalo; Runnels Chiropractic, Richmond
Off-Campus Study: Peru
On-Campus Leadership: Earlham Student Government, Health Club, Residence Life Hall Director
Athletics: Field Hockey


ELEANOR BATISTA-MALAT ’19

“My friends on campus have really helped me find a better, happier version of me where I know what I want and how I can contribute to the world.”

Hometown: Cincinnati
Major: Psychology
Internship: Exodus Refugee Immigration, Indianapolis
Scholarship: Bonner program
Service: Adult Dare Care, Richmond, Indiana
Off-Campus Study: Border Studies (Mexico, United States)
On-Campus Leadership: Dance Alloy


SANDRA KLUIVERS ’18

“Earlham is a source for unconditional love and lifelong friendships for me. It’s a community that’s inspired me to strive for more and bring meaningful change to the world.”

Home Country: Netherlands
Major: International Studies
Research: Female entrepreneurs, Nepal; race relations, Brazil
Collaboration: Member of i4Inclusion, a social media campaign established at Earlham to combat fake news and violent extremism online
On-Campus Leadership: Convener, Earlham College Model United Nations


JON ABDULLOEV ’18

“Before I came to Earlham, I thought I had to go to the Silicon Valley to start a career in technology. Earlham provided opportunities to connect with the tech boom happening right here in the midwest!”

Hometown: Khujand, Tajikistan
Major: Computer Science
Internships: Lessonly, Home Advisor (Angie’s List)
Entrepreneurship: Nada Bot

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