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    “Opportunities in every direction I look.”

    That’s the view from here.

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    “Conducting research right from the start.”

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    RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

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  • “Redefining global perspective.”

    “Redefining global perspective.”

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  • “Stepping into the spotlight, again and again.”

    “Stepping into the spotlight, again and again.”

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Carthage Events
  • 9 Study Tours

  • 1. Guatemala

    “My J-Term experience in Guatemala was unforgettable. The trip taught me a lot about life and how I should appreciate what I have.” — Nicole Devine ’14

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  • 2. Honduras

    “There is so much we don’t know about life, and scuba diving in Honduras gave me a little slice of that unknown.” — Courtney Matula ’14

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  • 3. Cuba

    “I have a new respect for the Cuban people and their ways of life, I have been awestruck by the incredible beauty of their country, and, most of all, I have been bitten by the travel bug. I want to go everywhere. I want to see everything. I want to do everything. And for that, I only have Carthage to thank.” — Ian McDonald ’14

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  • 4. Europe

    “It was my first time out of the country, and it was a ton of fun. The games we went to cover were absolutely amazing.” — Brad Hyland ’14

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  • 5. Paris

    “France opened my mind in so many different ways.” — Ally Stonebraker ’14

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  • 6. Namibia

    “There really isn’t a sufficient way to explain my experience in Namibia. You could call it ‘life-changing,’ ‘eye-opening,’ ‘heartbreaking,’ or ‘inspiring,’ but these words are still horribly inadequate.” — KristieRae Ellis ’15

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  • 7. Nicaragua

    “The students learn a lot about medicine and about what it takes to have the kind of infrastructure that we have in the U.S., like roads, running water, and electricity. Most importantly, I think they all learn a lot about themselves, what they are capable of, and that they can make a difference in the world if they really try.” — Prof. Patrick Pfaffle

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  • 8. Rome

    “The trip lasted 10 days and was a life-changing experience for me.” — Andrew Rosenberg ’14.

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  • 9. Ghana

    “Take the challenge and step outside of your comfort zone. It will forever change your perspective on life and the world. I would give anything to go back.” — Brooke Kahly ’14

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Carthage

Founded in 1847, Carthage College is a four-year private college of the liberal arts and sciences, located in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Take a virtual tour.

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  • <div class="fact icon half-proportional"><div class="outer"><div class="inner"><div class="wrap"><div class="content"><p><a href="/academics/"><img src="https://www.carthage.edu/themes/korra/assets/images/why-carthage/desk.png" alt="Desk"/></a></p><p><a href="/academics/">Average class size is just 17 students</a></p></div></div></div></div></div>
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  • <div class="fact icon half-proportional"><div class="outer"><div class="inner"><div class="wrap"><div class="content"><p><a href="http://carthage.college-tour.com/?pk_campaign=Carthage%20Homepage"><img src="/live/images/15153-virtual-tour-icon" alt="Virtual Tour"/></a></p><p><a href="http://carthage.college-tour.com/?pk_campaign=Carthage%20Homepage">The Carthage Experience: Virtual Tour</a></p></div></div></div></div></div>
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  • <div class="fact icon half-proportional"><div class="outer"><div class="inner"><div class="wrap"><div class="content"><p><a href="/about/location/"><img src="https://www.carthage.edu/themes/korra/assets/images/why-carthage/wave.png" alt="Lake Michigan"/></a></p><p><a href="/about/location/">80 acres of land on the shore of Lake Michigan</a></p></div></div></div></div></div>
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  • A screenshot of Carthage’s new interactive map.

    Explore Carthage

    Take a Virtual Tour

    Hear students talk about their experience at Carthage and get to know campus through our interactive map. Read more
  • The Bridge

    On-campus News & Info

    • Arts & Performances
    • Lectures & Presentations
    • Kudos, and more
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  • A Carthage student laughs during a physics class. Carthage emphasizes the liberal arts across all majors.

    The Liberal What?

    Essential Skills, Expansive Knowledge

    Carthage’s liberal arts education means our students graduate ready to thrive in a complex, diverse, and fluid society. Read more
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The Red Bridge at Carthage College
  • Samantha Nichols

    “I chose Carthage because the Nursing Department is able to provide me with many opportunities and experiences.”


    Samantha Nichols— ’19
  • Noelle Jay

    “Carthage has given me so much. I know I will succeed because of the things I’ve learned here.”


    Noelle Jay— ’19
  • Luci Krenzke

    “At Carthage I am able to compete on a very competitive athletics team while still being able to get a good education, be a part of numerous on-campus organizations, hold on-campus jobs, and study abroad.”


    Luci Krenzke— ’18
  • Dani Rodriguez

    “My biggest surprise so far is how much I have grown to love this school. I know that if I had attended another institution, I would not be nearly as happy, or be making as big of a difference. I would never want to go anywhere else.”


    Dani Rodriguez— ’19
  • Chrissy Loeb

    “Carthage is close enough to home where I don’t feel too homesick, the professors are personable and want me to succeed, and the lake is right beside me to remind me what a wonderful school I am a part of.”


    Chrissy Loeb— ’18
  • Justice Good

    “From day one, the professors make it clear that they will help you grow. The professors here are extremely compassionate and give you the right tools so that you can excel in your major.”


    Justice Good— ’18
  • Lauren McKee

    “I’m grateful that I’ve had so many opportunities to travel through Carthage because I think traveling is one of the best ways to learn.”


    Lauren McKee— ’18
  • Samantha Tedesco

    “Carthage had everything I wanted: Small class sizes, helpful professors, and a great education system.”


    Samantha Tedesco— ’19
  • Janet Haro

    “The small class sizes that Carthage offers are very beneficial and the professors really care about their students’ success.”

     


    Janet Haro— ’18
  • Austin Nelson

    “There are literally so many favorite moments! Most of my fondest memories happened with my fellow Class of 2018 music theatre majors. They are some of the most fun and goofiest people you will ever meet and they are my best friends.”


    Austin Nelson— ’18
  • Kaitlyn Yarka

    “Carthage is so much more than a school. It is a home where people greet you on your way to class and truly care about your success in school and in life.”


    Kaitlyn Yarka— ’18
  • Kiran Sehgal

    “I am grateful that I chose Carthage to launch me toward fulfilling my dreams. I am thankful for the beautiful campus I get to call home for the next few years, the memories I will be able to make, and goals I will accomplish here.”


    Kiran Sehgal— ’18
  • Alexis Gilkes

    “I found Carthage late in the game, but the second I met a few members of the voice and theatre faculty, I knew I was in the right place. Everyone was so welcoming, and it was apparent they were invested in my next four years.”


    Alexis Gilkes— ’18
  • Madelyn McCullough

    “I never thought I would be studying Chinese and graphic design at an amazing school right on Lake Michigan, but I am excited to see where my path will lead me.”

     


    Madelyn McCullough— ’18
  • Cassidy Skorija

    “The music theatre emphasis at Carthage is unique in that it incorporates vital courses from both the music and theatre departments, and allows us to take an active role in both. The professors are extremely supportive, and you can really tailor your path to suit your individual needs.”


    Cassidy Skorija— ’19
  • Charles Gallagher

    “Carthage truly allows students to have experiences both in the STEM and fine arts fields.”


    Charles Gallagher— ’19
  • Madeline Owca

    “There is such a strong sense of community here. Everyone from the professors to the students want to help you succeed!”


    Madeline Owca— ’19
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