Alumni: Where are they now?

Daniel Liles '10

Then

Studying abroad in Oxford, England-2008

Now

Working at the MLC in Minneapolis, MN-2010

  • Degree
    B.A. International Studies; B.A. Music
  • Study Abroad
    CLU program to Oxford, England (Fall 2008)
  • Current Employer/Position
    Minnesota Literacy Council

After graduating in May of 2010, Danny moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota to accept a position at the Minnesota Literacy Council (MLC): a nonprofit, statewide organization that provides literacy services to adults, children, volunteers and community programs around Minnesota.

Currently, Danny works in low-income areas of Minneapolis providing literacy training to a wide range of populations including Hmong and Thailand refugees. On any given day, he helps with reading support, writing skills, and basic language fluency.


Blythe Cherney '09

Then

Studying abroad in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Now

Working at the LAC in the Twin Cities, MN

  • Degree
    B.A. Political Science
  • Study Abroad
    Chiang Mai, Thailand (Spring 2007); CLU program to Oxford, England (Fall 2008)
  • Current Employer/Position
    The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities' Learning Abroad Center

Blythe found her love for international education at CLU through her study abroad experiences, working in the Study Abroad Center, and studying international relations with wonderful professors.

After graduating from CLU, Blythe joined the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities' Learning Abroad Center (LAC) as a graduate assistant and began a master's program in Comparative and International Education. Blythe currently works as a Resource Center Advisor in the LAC, where she manages the daily office duties and advises prospective study abroad students.

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