Office of Alumni Engagement

Emily Piontek

My hometown when I was a student was

Warren, MI

I graduated in


I studied


I currently live in

Atlanta, GA

Since graduating from Alma

I am now working at Emory University in finance as a Clinical Trials Post-Award Specialist.  

My Alma education

taught me dedication, hard work, and determination.

My favorite place(s) on campus included

 the stacks in the library (I loved the smell of the old books), Highland Java, Chapel Lawn, Heritage Center, and Newberry.  

My favorite professors(s) included

Baleja, Rolling, Balfanz, Lemon, Ealey, Palmer, Borrello, Cameron, Britt Cartrite, Sanders, Robert Vivian, Wasserman.

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

listening to the bagpipes as I walked down McIntyre Mall into Hogan for commencement.  This is an incredibly important moment and I hope all graduates take the time to enjoy it.