Graduation Spotlight: Thomas J. Lipker

Thomas J. Lipker Thomas Lipker

Majors: Economics, Music
Minors: Business Management, Accounting

Q: Why did you choose this area of study?

A: Since I was young, I have had a passion for playing the flute and saxophone. I wanted to further explore this passion in college. After talking to other musicians and artist I found a huge need to support artists intellectual property, especially new artists, which is why am pursuing a law degree after graduation. I wanted to combine my interests in musical, finance and business. CWRU allowed me combined those interest and provide a solid base for my future.

Q: What are you plans after graduation?

A: I plan to attend law school after graduation.

Q: Why did you choose CWRU?

A: I chose CWRU because of the amazing music, economics and business programs. A world class music department and the Weatherhead School of Business were the perfect fit for the degrees I wanted to pursue.

Q: What is your favorite memory of CWRU?

A: My favorite memory of CWRU was playing at the Maltz Performing Arts Center with friends as part of The Case Western Reserve University Symphonic Winds for the first time.

Q: What is the one thing you’d like to share with incoming students?

A: One piece of advice I would give to incoming freshman would be to go to campus events and explore the amazing arts community CWRU has to offer.