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Carmen Nightfall walking her dog on a sunny summer day.
Photo by Michael P. King

Carmen Nightfall

Carmen Nightfall

A Class Act

Upbringing, Fate Lead Nontraditional Student to Genetics

Had it not been for her father’s truck accident, Carmen Nightfall BS’x22 might never have attended college. But the unfortunate incident sparked a positive change for both of them. Today, she’s well on her way to a bachelor’s degree from CALS.

Nightfall’s childhood did not give her a positive outlook on advanced education. While in high school in Arizona, she was overlooked for career counseling and didn’t consider going to college. But when her dad’s accident forced him into early retirement, they both began to look at things differently.

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