Pulse@ChathamU

There is no shortage of graduate student success stories at Chatham, thanks to our hands-on curriculum, supportive faculty, and driven students. Take a look at these hand-picked profiles on Pulse@ChathamU to see the ways a graduate degree from Chatham empowers you to become a leader in your field. 
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MBA Alumna Making a Splash in Local Politics

While completing an integrated-degree (IDP) program that allowed her to finish both Bachelor’s & Master’s on an accelerated track, Vice President of the Wilkinsburg Borough Council, Vanessa McCarthy-Johnson ’18, MBA ‘19 found herself revising borough policies in class: “I suggested it to my professor, and our entire class reviewed it, worked with the council, made a presentation, and it’s so much better now.”

Read More : Checkerboard 2 - MBA Alumna Making a Splash in Local Politics
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Scharmaine Baker-Lawson, DNP ’08 Influences Healthcare Evolution

Scharmaine Baker-Lawson, a longterm nurse, opted to get her DNP online with Chatham after seeing the way Hurricane Katrina ravaged her patients lives: "I knew I needed to have more knowledge about systems and how to effect widespread change. Chatham was the best fit for me because I could take classes and still be able to meet the needs of my community post-Katrina.”

Read More : Checkerboard 6 - Scharmaine Baker-Lawson, DNP ’08 Influences Healthcare Evolution