DePauw graduates are agile thinkers. Creative problem-solvers. Great communicators. Better still, they have access to a network of DePauw friends and alumni that crisscrosses the globe from New York and Chicago to London and Hong Kong.
Vernon Jordan '57
October 25, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — Vernon E. Jordan Jr. -- attorney, presidential adviser and legendary civil rights leader -- is the recipient of the National Public Service Award from the John and Terry Levin Center for Public Service and Public Interest Law at Stanford Law School.
Since 1995, Angie Hicks has been dedicated to helping consumers get the real scoop on local service companies and health providers. Inspired by the frustrations her co-founder had trying to find reliable contractors in suburban Columbus, Ohio, she started Angie’s List. .
Determined that his children would have an opportunity to acquire the best possible education,
Gustavus relocated the family in the spring of 1852 to Greencastle, Indiana, home of a noted
Methodist school, Indiana Asbury College (now DePauw University).
Dr. Allen, a 1959 DePauw graduate, flew on two milestone space shuttle flights: the first operational mission on Columbia in 1982, and the first satellite salvage mission on Discovery in 1984. In addition to the pennants, Allen's donation to his alma mater included two NASA flight suit patches,
The core of the DePauw experience is rooted in the liberal arts, which prepares graduates as agile thinkers, problem-solvers and great communicators. It is the combination of academic challenge and the confidence that comes from opportunities to lead and serve that prepare our students for lifelong success.
Over 60% of our students have at least one international experience during their time at DePauw. Some students choose to spend an entire semester abroad while others choose to spend a winter or May term applying their knowledge across the globe.