Office of Alumni Engagement

Sean Babbitt

My hometown when I was a student was

St Charles, MO

I graduated in

1999

I studied

Communications

I currently live in

San Diego, CA

I am now

A Commander in the United States Navy

Since graduating from Alma

I have been a Naval Officer and have lived all over the country.  I have also deployed on ships all over the world to include Canada, Hawaii, Japan, Singapore, Philippines, Brunei, Malaysia, Indonesia, Bali, Australia, Bahrain, Iraq, Spain and Italy.  I have lived in Pensacola, FL, Newport, Rhode Island, San Diego, CA, Norfolk, VA, and St. Louis, MO.  Through the Navy I was able to earn a masters degree in strategic studies from the United States Naval War College.  

My Alma education

Allowed me to have a broad based education which has been essential to operating and leading Sailors in dynamic situations.  

Alma has helped with your current career/grad school/etc:  Alma College gave me the courage to try new things and keep an open mind to all situations as they are presented to me.  The broad based education that I got from Alma has allowed me to successfully interact and relate to people from all over the world.  

My favorite place(s) on campus included

Hamilton Commons, Gelston Hall and Sigma Chi House

My most vivid/best memory of my time at Alma is

A spring term trip to Rochester, NY/Niagara Falls for a photography class.  My first day of pre-term when I thought…  Wow..  this is going to be different.