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Our alumni are passionate, engaged, and highly successful in almost every field imaginable.

Alec Sirken '78 using a professional video camera

Producer: 48 Hours

For Alec Sirken ’78, standing beside a convicted felon would be just another day on the job. As a producer for the popular CBS News television series 48 Hours, the seasoned journalist reports on some of the most high-profile crime cases in the country. From deadly spousal fights in Los Angeles to unsolved murder mysteries in Louisiana, Sirken leaves no case uncovered. READ MORE

Yvonne Okoh Onyike '99 with a patient in an exam room

Wall Street to Family Medicine

After graduation, Yvonne Okoh Onyike '99 moved to New York City and spent three years as a financial analyst, working on Wall Street and in Singapore. Although her career was taking off, ultimately, she decided she wanted to do something entirely different.

“I wanted to marry my global health interest with my science background. I was passionate about going into medicine, but wanted to understand how to create change on a population-wide, community level,” Onyike said. READ MORE

Andy Greenfield '74, P'12

A Serial Entrepreneur

Andy Greenfield's '74, P'12 path to success what anything but straight. Along the way, however, and with significant credit to his foundation in the liberal arts, he found his way to success in a string of entrepreneurial ventures.

Today, Greenfield is paying it forward through Colgate's Thought Into Action Entrepreneurial Institute, a program he founded to foster the entrepreneurial spirit of Colgate students. READ MORE

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