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October 17, 2023

Students invited to Arts and Sciences Alumni Career Panel Oct. 26

Submitted by Marcia Locke

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Four dynamic alumni will discuss their careers at the College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Career Panel from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, in the K-State Student Union Muir Conference Room, Room 224.

The panelists will talk about their careers in sustainability, humanities, nonprofit, government and environmental work, and they will share how they developed their careers and how their college experiences helped, as well as the advice they have for entering the job market. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions and network.

The alumni panelists are:

Matt Casey, '08, economics, K-State's executive director of government relations, was a lobbyist for Gaches, Braden and Associates and served as a campaign field director for former U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts. Casey has served as director of government relations for the Kansas Board of Regents and as a lobbyist and higher education advocate.

Lisette Corbeille, '16, psychology and women's studies, daytime crisis therapist at Pawnee Crisis Stabilization Center in Manhattan, earned a master's in social work from Washburn University and has worked in the human health and helping fields, including home care, social service, child welfare and mental health programs. She started at Pawnee as an intern five years ago before being promoted to case manager and therapist serving 10 counties.

Logan Stacer, '18, communication studies, founder and executive artistic director of Heartland Arts KC, earned a master’s degree in arts politics from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. Stacer was active in K-State speech and forensics. He is a Kansas City-based artist, educator and entrepreneur who works to create innovation in performing arts education by tying the creative process to public policy. He is also a working actor and youth pastor. Stacer is featured in a K-State Alumni Association story.

Trevor Starks, '13, fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology, coordinator for the New Species Recovery Program at the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, earned a master’s degree in natural resource ecology and management from Oklahoma State University. He has been working for the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation as a fisheries biologist researching and managing fish communities across the state.