Paul Stewart, '16
Paul is an Economics and Management major with an emphasis in Accounting and a minor in Business and Organizations. On his first visit to campus, Paul took a liking to the small class sizes and the programs offered in the economics and management department.
In the hopes of working in public accounting, Paul participated in a summer leadership program the summer of 2014, and was offered an internship at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Currently serving as General Manager for Albion College’s own WLBN Radio, Paul has restarted the radio station and built several connections between Albion's station and other college stations. In January of this year Paul became an Federal Communications Commission (F.C.C.) licensed amateur radio operator and now serves his community as a storm spotter for the National Weather Service and emergency communications responder for the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (A.R.E.S.).
Elena Luce, '17
Elena is an Accounting CPA emphasis major with a Business and Organizations minor. She had a finance internship with Dow Corning in Midland where she worked on an internal control project. Last year, she was awarded two accounting scholarships, the Robert Hetler Scholarship and the Ernst and Young Scholarship. In addition, she also was a recipient of the Morley Fraser Scholarship and a P250 Scholarship.
“Albion is the best example of ‘big things come in small packages.’ I am truly grateful for having spent my best years at Albion College, and I have made amazing relationships and connections along the way. You will get out exactly what you put in, and I couldn’t express my thanks enough to those who have helped me in my college career.”
Elena is involved in multiple different groups and organizations; Gerstacker Institute, Honors Program, Student Ambassadors, Softball, Delta Sigma Pi, Alpha Xi Delta, FYE Mentor, Accounting Tutor, and Tour Guide. She also enjoys volunteering at the local elementary school and as a referee for the Special
Olympics tournament. After graduating in May, she hopes to start her career in
Grand Rapids, MI, as a Certified Public Accountant.
“Albion is my home away from home.”
Katie Strunk, '15
Majors: Economics, Management and Mathematics
Internships: NorthPointe Capital (Summer 2014)
Activities: The British Eighth Marching Band, Albion College Actuarial Club, Investment Club, Prentiss M. Brown Honors Program, QSC Tutor
Current Job: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Why do you love what you do?
I love to challenge myself to find new ways to solve problems.
What did you like most about Albion?
I loved the closeness of the classrooms and the availability of professors.
Some of my best friends I met taking classes for my major.
How did Albion help you get to where you want to be?
I was able to get my first internship through an alumni connection, and my second internship through the club that I started during my senior year.
For me, Albion...
...taught me to question everything I know and to think critically in order to solve problems.
Randolph Kardas, '16
Randy is an accounting-C.P.A. emphasis major with two minors in Business & Organizations and French Language. He is a member of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity and was recently appointed President of I-Space. Randy started a new business called, "Webmisters LLC", a website creation and computer repair firm and has a deep passion for business development. He worked in the summer for the Information Technology department on campus.
“There are countless opportunities for growth here at Albion College. You have the campus faculty and administrators standing beside you ready to aid you on your endeavors.”
Randy is also member of the Gerstacker Institute for Business and Management and hopes to one day own his own private equity investment firm. His future plans are to earn his MBA after gaining experience in the accounting field.