Western Profiles

Alexia Abric Headshot
Quote: As an Honors Program student, Mountain Sports athlete and an active member of the Academic Leadership Program, Alexia is versatile in terms of academics as well as athletics. 

Status: Student
Alissa Axtell smiles at the camera
Quote: “Western’s position as Director of Educator Licensing provided me with the opportunity to not only combine policy and experience but also to help prepare the next generation of influential educators."

Status: Staff
Allie Huizenga
Quote: Through her successful summer internship and experiences at Western, Allie learned "your future is determined by how much effort you put in." 

Status: Student
Aspen Wallace, ESS Major and Mountain Sports athlete
Quote: "Exercise and being active is so important at any level and encouraging people to be physically active is so important. I feel like I can help educate so many people on the importance of health."

Status: Student
Western senior Austin Ekeler stands next to Taylor Hall on campus in April 2018
Quote: “Cannot say enough about my time at Western. Mountaineer for life.”

Status: Alumni
Bryant Byrd headshot
Quote: “I’ve learned the importance of understanding my clients’ limitations and developing rapport.”

Status: Student
Chance Chase
Quote: “Western’s  Professional Land & Resource Management program was exactly what I needed, and I was thrilled to have found it."

Status: Alumni
Doug Carlson stands in front of a painting
Quote: Since leaving Western, Doug has co-founded FIJI Water, served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Aspen Ski Co., and run publishing and resort businesses.

Status: Alumni
Brooke Moran smiles for a headshot
Quote: "The approach-problem-based learning and experiential learning in the ROE program absolutely foster growth."

Status: Faculty
Sean Markey
Quote: From truck driver to neurosurgeon—thanks to Western and its nurturing professors. 

Status: Alumni