Alumni Stories

Stephen Adubato

Moved by the imperative to put his own curiosity before anything else, Stephen is doing great things in the classroom and in his writing.

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Scala radically changed my entire educational experience. Through my involvement with Scala, my intellectual and personal development have been integrated in a way that stands out among all my educational experience. This is what a good education should do. What I have learned from Scala impacts how I actually interact with the people that I live and work with every day.

Eric Tuttle

Master of Divinity Student, Princeton Theological Seminary

It was only when I started reading [for the Scala seminar] that I realized that it was hardly my fault that I was apathetic toward education. The only passionate encounters considering learning that I had were at home. I was just—and frankly still am—another number with an expiration date in the school system. Because of the Scala seminar, I am much more able to define the inadequacies of my education. Scala has motivated me to work on education reform in the political sector, and to perhaps pursue teaching as a career.

Kathryn Fortenberry

Undergraduate Student, University of Nebraska-Lincoln