Sydney Meyer
August 19, 2019 by Sydney Meyer

Growing up in the suburbs of Chicago, I always thought Chicago would be the city where I would find my first job. In August of my senior year at the University of Dayton, I was absorbed in everything that senior year of college brings: I was committed to my role …

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August 1, 2019 by Kaitlyn Sawin

I clearly remember sitting in a meeting with my career mentor right as the excitement of senior year was kicking in, with our primary agenda item for the meeting being to help me uncover my ideal post-grad job and a gameplan to get there. I was four internships deep, with …

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December 17, 2018 by Christina Zerfas

  I expected to get a lot from Orr Fellowship from day one, but one thing I did not anticipate was getting an orange M&M as part of an ice-breaker at summer retreat would inspire a trip to the end of the Earth. I have been an avid traveler since …

How I Got Here_Brian Parks
December 11, 2018 by Connor Rice

  Brian Parks, is a great friend of mine and someone I look up to. He carries himself unlike anyone else and is a man of high character. I was fortunate to spend three great years with him at Wabash where we spent time together both in the classroom and …

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November 8, 2018 by Connor Rice

  Networking…Let’s face it, the phrase triggers sweaty palms, uneasiness, and nervous butterflies for even the most extroverted people. Networking requires everyone to get out of their comfort zone and SELL themselves – something most college seniors haven’t yet had to do before entering the workforce. To make matters worse, …

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November 7, 2018 by Amanda Alexander

  In our podcast today we interview Josh Owens, the current CEO of SupplyKick. Apart from being a business leader in Indianapolis, Josh is an Orr Fellowship Alumnus and was also a professor at Butler University with the Lacy School of Business. With such a diverse background, Josh gives some …

How I Got Here_Amanda Alexander-01
November 6, 2018 by Amanda Alexander

Most kids get into trouble. It’s in the definition of the word—kid. K-I-D; human who doesn’t understand rules and will ultimately cause strife, disorder, and anxiety to others around them. We all know what that moment was for us, right? Everybody has that time they can look back and say, …

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October 22, 2018 by Evan McAvenia

I am a California girl. Born and bred. This is a moniker to which I have always attached a strong sense of personal identity. As a bay area native, I love the summer fog, the golden hills, the proximity to both the ocean and the mountains, and the perfect Mediterranean …

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October 21, 2018 by Katie Flegenheimer

  On Thursday, October 25, current Orr Fellows, Orr Fellowship Board Members and over 150 candidates from across the Midwest will come together for one of Orr’s most exciting nights of the year: Reception on the Circle. The purpose of this evening is to connect candidates with Orr Fellowship’s unique …

The Other 128_Sam Peterson
October 16, 2018 by Katie Flegenheimer

The Other 128 Series is an initiative inspired by the passions and causes our fellows commit to in the 128 hours outside the traditional work-week! Orr Fellowship is full of entrepreneurs, philanthropists, athletes, coaches, learners, innovators, and more. This series highlights their endeavors and showcases the impact Orr Fellows are …