Certificate Alumni Spotlight

Since 2004, nearly 50 students have completed the Graduate Certificate in Applied Gerontology. Here are the stories of some of our alumni who have gone on to utilize all they have learned during their time in the program. Enjoy!

Meet Mark Thompson: Innovator
Mark Thompson_pictureMark Thompson is a partner in the startup BrightLife Innovations, a company that specializes in bringing video technologies to senior communities, and a consultant for companies in the community. He completed the Graduate Certificate in Applied Gerontology program in Spring 2013 while entering the next phase of his successful career in…Read More
Meet Ellen Nocun: Artist
Ellen NocunEllen “Ellie” Nocun is the director at Luther Manor Adult Day Services, moving up after she was hired on as part of the person-centered care services team. She completed her Graduate Certificate in Applied Gerontology in 2012. “I’m now leading…Read More
Interested in being part of our “Certificate Alumni Spotlight” series? Contact Rachelle Alioto at ralioto@uwm.edu!