Alumni Stories

Alumni Story: Rebecca Dyck

Rebecca Dyck is a 2013-2014 PULSE alumnae, and joined PULSE for a second year in 2014-2015. In this interview she discusses her experiences in PULSE in regards to creating community, developing leadership skills, serving in Pittsburgh. What about the PULSE program was attractive to you? Was there anything about it that surprised you? I decided...
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Alumni Story: Jenna Baron

Jenna Baron is a 2014-2015 PULSE alumnae. In this interview she discusses her experiences in PULSE in regards to creating community, developing leadership skills, serving in Pittsburgh. What about the PULSE program was attractive to you? Was there anything about it that surprised you? I had only lived in Pittsburgh as a Pitt student, so...
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Alumni Story: Jodi Beyeler

Jodi Beyeler is a 2000-2001 PULSE alumnae. In this interview she discusses her experiences in PULSE in regards to creating community, developing leadership skills, serving in Pittsburgh. What about the PULSE program was attractive to you? Was there anything about it that surprised you? I was really drawn to the rich combination PULSE offered of...
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Alumni Story: Abbie Adams

Abbie Adams is a 2013-2014 PULSE alumna, and participated for a second year in 2014-2015. In this interview she discusses his experiences in PULSE in regards to creating community, developing leadership skills, serving in Pittsburgh. What about the PULSE program was attractive to you? Was there anything about it that surprised you? When I started to...
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Alumni Story: Brendan Erb

Brendan Erb is a 2014-2015 PULSE alumnus. In this interview he discusses his experiences in PULSE in regards to creating community, developing leadership skills, serving in Pittsburgh.   What about the PULSE program was attractive to you? Was there anything about it that surprised you? I pursued PULSE because I was most excited about living...
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Alumni Story: Brad Yoder

Brad Yoder is a 1994-1995 PULSE alumnus. In this interview he discusses his experiences in PULSE in regards to creating community, developing leadership skills, serving in Pittsburgh.   What about the PULSE program was attractive to you? Was there anything about it that surprised you? It was a chance to move to a bigger city....
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Alumni Story: Keith Hershberger

Keith Hershberger is a 1995-1996 PULSE alumnus. In this interview he discusses his experiences in PULSE in regards to creating community, developing leadership skills, serving in Pittsburgh.   What about the PULSE program was attractive to you? Was there anything about it that surprised you? It was a safe way to try working in my...
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Alumni Story: John Allison

John Allison is a 2012-2013 PULSE alumnus. In this interview he discusses his experiences in PULSE in regards to creating community, developing leadership skills, serving in Pittsburgh.     What about the PULSE program was attractive to you? Was there anything about it that surprised you? The part about the PULSE program that I found...
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Alumni Story: Sara Alvarez

Sara Alvarez is a 2012-2013 PULSE alumnus. In this interview she discusses her experiences in PULSE in regards to moving to a new city, living in community, serving in a nonprofit and growing as a leader.   What about the PULSE program was attractive to you? Was there anything about it that surprised you? I...
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