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The Butler Student Experience: Success in Motion
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Butler Magazine

Fall 2016

The Butler Student Experience

The services and programs Butler offers create rich and varied student experiences, and all foster meaningful relationships that lead to student success.

The key to transformation is relationships...

–Kate Morris, Butler University Provost

People, Places, Events

BITS Final

Day of Giving Combined

Success in Motion

Flanzbaum's English Class

Diverse Paths Lead to Common Bonds

By Monica Holb ’09

Butler’s vocation is to support young people as they grow and develop personally and academically.

Students Studying Abroad

Travel Bound

By Cindy Dashnaw

Butler’s outstanding study-abroad program is a huge draw for one-third of undergrad students.

Logan Walking to Class

Day in the Life

By Megan Ward MS ’13

Follow two Butler seniors through an “ordinary day” in their lives in the classroom and on campus. 

Softball Team After BIG EAST Championship

Built for Bulldogs

By Rachel Stotts

Interviews with soccer players Serina Kashimoto and David Goldsmith and coverage of Butler Softball’s BIG EAST championship.

Professor Skinner Teaching

Focus on Faculty: Professor Deb Skinner

By Marc D. Allan

Professor Skinner is a “nurturer of the extraordinary” as she prepares Butler students for life beyond the classroom.

Pills or Tablets

Grads Create Panacea in Mega Drugstore World

By Marc D. Allan

“We’re taking care of the whole patient, spending time with the patient—getting back to patient-oriented pharmacy…”

Michael Bennett

Alumni Profile: Michael Bennett ’09

By Patricia Snyder Pickett ’82 APR

Michael Bennett ’09 is instrumental in spearheading a program that brought Butler business students to his Manhattan workplace where he serves as an investment specialist at J.P. Morgan.

Alyssa Setnar

Alumni Profile: Alyssa Setnar ’16

By Evie Schutz ’16

An Engineering Dual Degree from Butler is propelling Setnar to infinity and beyond!

Michael Bill

Making a Difference for Butler: Michael Bill

By Marc D. Allan

“Butler is my college,” Bill says. “Right along with my college that I graduated from.” Bill started MJ Insurance when he was 27. Now, at age 80 he is still in love with business—and his gift to Butler is certainly making a difference for Butler students. 

JoAn Scott

Alumni Profile: JoAn Scott MBA ’09

By Marc D. Allan

JoAn Scott works for the NCAA as Managing Director of Men’s Basketball Championships and, no, she can’t get you tickets.

Jane Keller

Alumni Profile: Jane Keller ’00

By Evie Schultz ’16

“My classes at Butler taught me a lot about servant leadership and networking,” shares Keller.