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Congratulations to 2020 Leadership Studies graduate, Joe Thatcher!

Author: Troy Rutter | Image: Troy Rutter

Joe Thatcher will receive a Leadership Studies Minor and a degree in Advertising from Iowa State University. Congratulations, Joe!

What are your career plans after graduation?

Post-graduation my plan is to start my media company called Lokoly.


What other goals do you have for your life after graduation (hobbies, travel, self-improvement, etc.)? 

My goal is to build my business and continue to cook and travel to new places.


What was your favorite Leadership Studies class? And why?

My favorite leadership class was AGEDS 315X because I really enjoyed the discussions.


How do you feel Leadership Studies has made an impact on you?

Leadership studies has made me a better leader and entrepreneur.


After your time in the program, what is your definition of leadership?

My definition of leadership is the ability to communicate effectively and efficiently.


What activities, clubs, groups were you a member of at ISU?

I was a member of the Delta Tau Delta Fraternity and participated in Dance Marathon.


What is your favorite memory from being at ISU? 

My favorite memory from Iowa State was studying abroad in Florence, Italy.