Above & Beyond: Young alumni explore their passions and find ways to create change

These four W&J young alumni are making a difference in the Pittsburgh area and beyond. Find out how they are reaping the benefits of a liberal arts education and succeeding in their careers, while still finding time to give back to their alma mater. Read more about their stories and how they have taken their education and applied it to life after college.

Matthew Rudzki ’08

Many W&J alumni go above and beyond to make a difference in their communities, and Matthew Rudzki ’08 is no exception. He started his first term as an elected official in his hometown at age 24, before he graduated from Duquesne University School of Law.

Nico’Lee Rohac Biddle ’12

After Nico’Lee Rohac Biddle ’12 had first-hand experience with the challenges of being part of the foster care system in the United States, she became determined to fix it.

John Frazier III ’12

What can you do with an English and philosophy double major and a minor in east Asian studies?

If you’re John Frazier III ’12, you do a little bit of everything. Frazier has taught in Asia, earned his master’s degree in public and international affairs, served as CEO of a technology startup, and currently works as COO of his family’s glass company.

Rachel Mastromarino ’10

Although Rachel Mastromarino ’10 considered a career in teaching, her interest in English and art led her to the museums of London where she found her future profession.