Featured Philosophy Alumni
2014 Millikin graduate and philosophy major Emma Prendergast is pursuing a Ph.D. in philosophy at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, starting fall 2014. The philosophy program at Wisconsin is a top tier program nationally. Emma was awarded a highly competitive fellowship for the first year, guaranteed financial support for six years, and was one of fifty-one students across the country to receive a $5000 Phi Kappa Phi fellowship in support of her graduate study.
Philosophy major and Millikin graduate Haley Carr (class of 2012) will be attending the University of Arizona College of Law starting August 2016 on a full scholarship. She was also selected to interview for and was accepted into their Distinguished Scholars program, which functions as an honors college within the law school. Perks of the program include sitting in on weekly faculty meetings, special networking events, and receiving first choice in fellowships as the university offers undergraduate legal studies degrees. It is a fantastic opportunity, and Haley is excited to see where law
2010 Millikin graduate and philosophy major Justin Allen is currently an associate attorney with the firm of Plews, Shadley, Racher, and Braun in Indianapolis, Indiana. Justin concentrates in commercial litigation, environmental litigation, and insurance cost recovery actions. Prior to accepting a position with Plews, Justin was an associate with the firm of Taft, Stettinius, and Hollister in Indianapolis, Indiana, where he worked in their litigation group.
2006 Millikin graduate Colleen Cunningham was a philosophy and political science double major. Colleen was a James Millikin Scholar in our Honors Program. She earned numerous awards honoring her academic achievements during her time at Millikin, including membership in Alpha Lambda Delta. Perhaps most impressively, Colleen was honored at the spring 2006 Honors Convocation with a Scovill Award, the highest academic honor that Millikin University bestows on its students.
Philosophy Scovill Award Winners
- Kara Anderson (2014)
- Emma Prendergast (2013)
- Jacque G. Rogers (2012, 2013)
- Kyle McAllister-Grum (2011)
- Klay Baynar (2010)
- Dustin Clark (2009)
- Kyle Fritz (2006)
- Colleen Cunningham (2006)
- Stephanie Janecke (2005, 2006)
- Kelli Willis (2004)
- Danielle LaSusa (2002, 2003)