Magdalena Werger ?24

Magdalena Werger




Minneapolis, MN


Public Relations


Religion 和 Political Science

Magdalena Werger ’24, a recipient of one of the Piano Music Scholarships, has gained professional experience working as a newswriter in Carthage’s Office of Marketing 和 Communications 和 as an alumni event intern in the Office of Institutional Advancement. After Carthage, she plans to work as an event planner.

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“I was surprised at how smooth the transition from high school to college was! I feel very supported at Carthage, 和 I know that if I have a question of any sort, there are people all around to help me.”

Magdalena Werger, ’24


“I chose Carthage because of its 舞蹈节目. I have done ballet since I was four, 和 I really wanted to continue that in college.”

教师 mentors

“My piano professor, Professor Wael Farouk, has been such a positive presence in my Carthage career. He really worked hard at helping me transition into college life as a freshman, 和 he is always available to talk if I need help of any kind.”

Favorite class

“So far, my favorite class has been History of Christian Thought 与 Professor Michele Eich, adjunct faculty of religion. I didn’t think I would like that class too much, but Prof. Eich is such a knowledgeable person, 和 she taught the class in such an interesting 和 factual way!”


“The toughest class I’ve taken has been American Foreign PolicyProfessor Arthur Cyr. It was difficult because the students 和 professor were incredibly knowledgeable about events taking place all over the world. I definitely had to push myself to keep up in that class, but I learned a lot about foreign policy through it.”

Campus involvement

“I am the president of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter at Carthage. PRSSA is part of a national organization, so being a member 和 leader of the club offers so many networking 和 career-building opportunities. I am part of the InterVarsity Christian Fellowship 和 武术 clubs on campus. They keep me busy, but they are super fun, 和 I’ve met my closest friends at Carthage through clubs.”

Golden opportunities

“I completed a summer internship as an 校友 事件 Intern in the Office of Institutional Advancement at Carthage. This internship was perfect for me since I want to be an event planner someday, 和 I am so grateful to my career specialist, 卡洛琳Serdar, in The Aspire Program for helping me find this internship. I was able to attend a J-Term Study Tour to Tanzania which is a time I will never forget. This was one of the most impactful experiences of my college career.”

Internships or campus employment

“I have an on-campus job in the Office of Marketing 和 Communications as a news writer. I’ve worked in the Office since freshman year, 和 it has helped prepare me for a career in public relations in so many ways. Not only do I get writing experience, but I get to learn about internal communication 和 web editing — all things that are important in a public relations career.”

Favorite memory

“My favorite Carthage memory is 与 my frisbee team. We played a game of frisbee right by the lake, 和 we accidentally threw the disc into the lake. We had to swim a little to get it back, but we eventually did!”

What would your 8-year-old self think of you now?

“My 8-year-old self would be surprised! When I was eight, I wanted to be a professional ballerina. Even though I decided that wasn’t the right career for me, I’m very grateful that I can keep ballet in my life by doing dance at Carthage.”