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Bulldogs of Butler: Kayla Hayes

Bulldogs of Butler: Kayla Hayes

From Hinkle Fieldhouse to the AT&T Stadium — the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders add a bulldog to their rookie roster as Kayla Hayes makes her lifelong dream as a professional dancer.

LambdaGate: Updates on the Lambda Chi turf war

Instead of passively waiting for Lambda to decide whether or not to reestablish themselves, Butler is actively coaxing them back onto campus by paying architects and designers to create a feasible vision for the new house.

Butler grads find jobs more easily than average student

EMILY WILLIAMS STAFF REPORTER Butler University’s Internship and Career Services department offers career advising, internship opportunities, job resources, on -campus employment services, networking and workshops. ICS holds 80 events each semester to help Butler students and alumni network. “Employers look more seriously at people with experience who start early,” said Gary Beaulieu, director of ICS.

Alumni stay tied to Butler

Butler University Homecoming is not only a big deal for current students—it’s the university’s biggest alumni-focused event. Homecoming weekend included many events geared toward specific alumni groups, said Jennie Jones, associate director of alumni and parent programs. Some of those events included five-,10-, 25- and 50-year class reunions, the tailgate in the Hinkle Fieldhouse parking

Graduates find success over time

Some Butler University graduates have found success, but struggled to attain their postgraduate goals. The 2011 postgraduate activity report said approximately 93 percent of student respondents were successfully involved in postgraduate activities within the first six months of leaving Butler. However, true success was not immediate for most graduates. “Before I went to Spain, I