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Special Agent Nicole Lopez (2008 Alumni) "Challenging the status quo / Be your own leader"

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Tuesday, September 8, 2020 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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Before she became an FBI agent, 2008 Michigan Tech graduate Nicole Lopez guarded terrorists in military prisons and conducted night raids as part of an elite military team identifying High Value Targets in Afghanistan. None of the accomplishments came easy. Hearing loss, discovered in early childhood, presented extra hurdles.

But the psychology major, who minored in military arts and sciences and Spanish (later earning a master's in forensic psychology), knew that figuring out what you want and pursuing the goal for as long as it takes will take you where you want to be—from Army ROTC cadet and setter on the Michigan Tech Women's Volleyball team to a fulfilling career investigating violent crime.

 

https://www.mtu.edu/magazine/2019-2/stories/qa-nicole-lopez/

 

https://people.com/human-interest/how-nicole-lopez-became-fbi-agent-despite-hearing-loss/

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Map of Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts
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