Group sits in a circle around a fire on a sandy beach

55th Anniversary: Stories from Our Alumni

Group sits in a circle around a fire on a sandy beach
Photo by Oscar Manguy

As we collected stories from alumni to celebrate our 55 years, we were reminded the value of NOLS is about more than the diploma: it's about the way these skills inspire and empower our graduates to action for their entire lives

We are inspired and grateful for these stories of resilience, problem-solving, and care, and hope you enjoy them, too.

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