Eric Vachon started his career by graduating from Hope College with a Nursing degree. He then went to Michigan State University for his Doctorate of Philosophy in Nursing. He now works as a Postdoctoral Fellow in T32 Interdisciplinary Training in Cancer Prevention & Control at Indiana University. He is doing pivotal cancer research that will help many. In addition to excelling in the nursing program at Hope, Vachon was also a star athlete on the baseball team.

Hope College is proud to honor Eric Vachon ’14 with the 2020 10 Under 10 Award. The “10 Under 10 Awards” honors emerging leaders who are making significant contributions by living out their callings; engaged in the local and global community through professional and/or volunteer involvement; and use their education to think about important issues with wisdom and clarity, communicate effectively to bridge boundaries that divide human communities and act as agents of hope living faithfully into their vocations. Designed for alumni who are within 10 years of graduation, they are presented by the Hope College Alumni Association. Make a nomination today!

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