Strong Stories: going strong



Strong Story | Whitney Bell

Strong Story | Whitney Bell

Whitney Bell, '17, took advantage of the opportunities available at Meredith through internships, the study abroad program, and campus life. Read more



Strong Story | Ann Cox

Strong Story | Ann Cox

Ann Cox, '18, has had a love of politics for as long as she can remember and that love has been more encouraged at Meredith. Read more



Strong Story | Emily Kelleher

Strong Story | Emily Kelleher

Emily Kelleher, '17, found support in developing her long-term plan through the general education program and StrongPoints. Read more



Strong Story | Sarah Massey

Strong Story | Sarah Massey

Sarah Massey, '17, participated in undergraduate research and internships to help fuel her passion for the food industry. Read more



Strong Story | Arielle Boland

Strong Story | Arielle Boland

Arielle Boland, '17, made the most of her experiences as an honors student. Read more



Strong Story | Whitney Hicks

Strong Story | Whitney Hicks

Whitney Hicks took advantage of the Pre-Health Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program and is headed to PA school in the fall. Read more



Strong Story | Liz Herrman

Strong Story | Liz Herrman

Liz Herrman left her job as a local police officer to pursue a career in medicine and is headed to UNC School of Medicine. Read more



Strong Story | Meredith White

Strong Story | Meredith White

Meredith White, '15, credits her experience at Meredith for her current success as a Duke University ABSN student. Read more



Strong Story | Cristy Villalobos

Strong Story | Cristy Villalobos

Participating in student government early on at Meredith sparked an interest in politics for Cristy Villalobos, '17. Read more



Strong Story | Noel Fox

Strong Story | Noel Fox

Presidential Scholar Noel Fox, ’17, discovered her internship through CareerLink, a resource available to all Meredith students. Read more



Strong Story | Taneisha White

Strong Story | Taneisha White

Taneisha White, '17, will graduate from the Meredith MBA program in December 2017 and will launch her own business. Read more



Strong Story | La’Meshia Whittington

Strong Story | La’Meshia Whittington

La'Meshia Whittington, '16, is co-founder of TW2 Inc., a nonprofit that she started when she was a teenager. Read more



Strong Story | Carol Jablonski

Strong Story | Carol Jablonski

Presidential Scholar Carol Jablonski, '20, looks forward to community outreach opportunities at Meredith. Read more



Strong Story | Mimi Mays

Strong Story | Mimi Mays

Meredith Legacy Scholar Mimi Mays, '20, was drawn to Meredith's close-knit community. Read more



Strong Story | Kirby Jones

Strong Story | Kirby Jones

Meredith Legacy Scholar Kirby Jones, '19, plans to start an educational nonprofit. Read more



Strong Story | Jessica Rosko

Strong Story | Jessica Rosko

When Jessica Rosko transferred to Meredith from a large university, she discovered a new world of opportunity. Read more



Strong Story | Seely Stephenson

Strong Story | Seely Stephenson

Meredith prepared Seely Stephenson for the next phase of her interior design career. Read more



Strong Story | Alex Herel

Strong Story | Alex Herel

Alex Herel's Meredith experience prepared her to become an effective, confident teacher. Read more



Strong Story | Rachel Anne Phelps

Strong Story | Rachel Anne Phelps

Interior design major Rachel Anne Phelps, ’16, says that Meredith paved the way for her dream to become reality. Read more



Strong Story | Cody Jeffery

Strong Story | Cody Jeffery

Multiple internships, study abroad, undergraduate research, and involvement in campus life prepared Cody Jeffery for success. Read more



Strong Story | Ashley Souza

Strong Story | Ashley Souza

Through internships Ashley Souza, '16, discovered her passion for veterinary medicine. Read more



Strong Story | Katie Burnet

Strong Story | Katie Burnet

Lacrosse player Katie Burnet's Meredith experience was shaped by personal guidance from her faculty and coach. Read more



Strong Story | Sarah Marshall

Strong Story | Sarah Marshall

Study abroad and engaging professors fueled Sarah Marshall's desire to be an activist. Read more



Strong Story | Tia Joyce

Strong Story | Tia Joyce

Tia Joyce, ’16, a Legacy Scholar, earned majors in chemistry, biology, and psychology, while at Meredith College. Read more



Strong Story | Jyh-shing Chen

Strong Story | Jyh-shing Chen

Jyh-shing Chen,’16, earned his MBA to gain a business mindset and leadership skills to complement his technical expertise. Read more



Strong Story | Alejandra Solares de la Campa

Strong Story | Alejandra Solares de la Campa

Alejandra Solares de la Campa's Meredith experience included multiple internships in her field. Read more



Strong Story | Miranda Gilfillan

Strong Story | Miranda Gilfillan

At Meredith, Miranda Gilfillan, '16, discovered a passion for math and science that shaped her career path. Read more



Strong Story | Kristen Rivera

Strong Story | Kristen Rivera

As a communication major at Meredith, Kristen Rivera, ’16, gained experience through multiple internships and student leadership roles. Read more



Strong Story | Bri Crumbley

Strong Story | Bri Crumbley

As a Meredith student, Bri Crumbley, ’16, found her career path through a combination of her academic and extracurricular experiences. Read more



Strong Story | Brittany Millice

Strong Story | Brittany Millice

Find out how Meredith prepared Brittany Millice, '16, for her dream career. Read more



Strong Story | Samantha Van Ollefen

Strong Story | Samantha Van Ollefen

Samantha Van Ollefen discovered a passion for sustainable agriculture while earning her M.S. in Nutrition. Read more



Strong Story | Zainabu Otieno

Strong Story | Zainabu Otieno

Zainabu Otieno's experience at Meredith prepared her for a job on Wall Street. Read more



Strong Story | Mindie Stanford

Strong Story | Mindie Stanford

Engineering dual-degree major Mindie Stanford, '16, landed a job with Cisco Systems. Read more



Strong Story | Kate Jablonski

Strong Story | Kate Jablonski

Kate Jablonski, '16, plans to apply her food and nutrition major to help those with eating disorders. Read more



Strong Story | Jennifer Coples

Strong Story | Jennifer Coples

Jennifer Coples' Meredith experience included two internships in Paris. Read more



Strong Story | Destiny McDuffie

Strong Story | Destiny McDuffie

Destiny McDuffie, '16, gained valuable experience at Meredith that gave her an edge for grad school. Read more



Strong Story | Christina Churchill

Strong Story | Christina Churchill

Dual degree engineering student Christina Churchill started her job with IBM after graduation. Read more



Strong Story | Erica Battles

Strong Story | Erica Battles

Attending Meredith College has shaped Erica Battles, '16, into a musician who isn't afraid to take risks. Read more



Strong Story | Meredith Hovis

Strong Story | Meredith Hovis

As a Spanish and environmental sustainability major, Meredith Hovis's decision to study abroad was life-changing. Read more



Strong Story | Katie Holland

Strong Story | Katie Holland

Find out how Katie Holland, '16, turned an internship opportunity into a job Read more



Strong Story | Aarusha Shakya

Strong Story | Aarusha Shakya

Aarusha Shakya made the most of her Meredith experience, completing two majors, multiple internships, and studying abroad Read more



Strong Story | Nicole Lawson

Strong Story | Nicole Lawson

Spanish and dance studies major Nicole Lawson found a way to combine her love of dance and language. Read more



Strong Story | Katelyn Smith

Strong Story | Katelyn Smith

A love of learning about other cultures prompted Katelyn Smith to apply for the Fulbright Program. Read more



Strong Story | Lindsay Vandenbroeck

Strong Story | Lindsay Vandenbroeck

For psychology major Lindsay Vandenbroeck, ’16, participating in a summer internship opened the door to an exciting new career possibility. Read more



Strong Story | Nora Butkovich

Strong Story | Nora Butkovich

Grad school scholarship winner Nora Butkovich says Meredith prepared her for the next step toward her art career. Read more



Strong Story | Rachel Powell

Strong Story | Rachel Powell

Biology major Rachel Powell plans to continue her studies in plant biology at Auburn University. Read more



Strong Story | Lacey Hambridge

Strong Story | Lacey Hambridge

Lacey Hambridge, ’16, conducted undergraduate research and service projects that help children in need. Read more



Strong Story | Caitlin Chastain

Strong Story | Caitlin Chastain

Caitlin Chastain, '19, developed a "Tranquility Suite" for nursing home patients. Read more



Strong Story | Shantel Jordan

Strong Story | Shantel Jordan

Communication major Shantel Jordan plans to be a sports reporter on a national network. Read more



Strong Story | Alayna Bolyard

Strong Story | Alayna Bolyard

For Meredith psychology major Alayna Bolyard, ’16, participating in an internship helped define her career path. Read more



Strong Story | Laura Dugom

Strong Story | Laura Dugom

A senior biology major with a chemistry minor, Laura Dugom, ’16, discovered at Meredith a desire to work in healthcare. Read more



Wings Student Studies Abroad

Wings Student Studies Abroad

Wings student Barbara Shantz traveled to Peru with the Business School. Read more



Strong Story | Mary Jessup Gooden

Strong Story | Mary Jessup Gooden

The second night of her freshman semester, Mary Jessup Gooden, ’15, called her mom to tell her that she had just finished eating frozen yogurt – and developing her... Read more



Strong Story | Hannah Palko

Strong Story | Hannah Palko

Biology major Hannah Palko found direction for her own life by helping others. Read more



Strong Story | Bev Mecum

Strong Story | Bev Mecum

See how Wings student Bev Mecum, ’15, found ways to combine her previous careers with her love of art during her time at Meredith. Read more



Pursuing Ideas With Confidence

Pursuing Ideas With Confidence

Biology and international studies major Elizabeth Marshall pursued multiple opportunities to conduct research. Read more



Finding the Right Fit

Finding the Right Fit

Mandy Astor transferred to Meredith because it was the right fit for her learning style. Read more



Education - A Great Adventure

Education - A Great Adventure

Attending Meredith as an adult student helped Carolyn Hriso grow professionally. Read more



The Fast Track to Success

The Fast Track to Success

After earning her bachelor’s degree in 2004, Katherine Pfohl, ’13, MBA, returned to Raleigh to join Sunrock Group Holdings Corporation, the company her family has owned for 65 years.... Read more



Making Connections One Phone Call at a Time

Making Connections One Phone Call at a Time

Working as phonathon students gave these Meredith students valuable skills and experience. Read more



Ahead of Her Time

Ahead of Her Time

When Susan Jackson Mellette, ’42, decided to pursue a career in medicine, female physicians were practically unheard of. Read more



Finishing Strong at Meredith

Finishing Strong at Meredith

Elizabeth Cox transferred to Meredith as a junior and took advantage of the range of internships available. Read more



The Importance of Resilience

The Importance of Resilience

Paula Pope-Jones completed her degree at Meredith and found the supportive environment she was looking for. Read more



Negotiating a Successful Future

Negotiating a Successful Future

Kathy Hughes Langfield strengthened her negotiation skills while earning her MBA. Read more



Empowering Strong Adult Students

Empowering Strong Adult Students

Sandra Close earned her degree as an adult student and then went on to help other adult women earn their degrees. Read more



A Lifelong Learner

A Lifelong Learner

Satina Smith earned two degrees at Meredith and became a strong, confident educator. Read more



A Strong Career Move

A Strong Career Move

Cullen Moser earned a second degree at Meredith to pursue the career of her dreams. Read more



Determined to Succeed

Determined to Succeed

Maribel Perez-Huerta came to Meredith as an adult student after supporting her family. Read more



Critical Thinking Leads to Success

Critical Thinking Leads to Success

During Elizabeth Jaimes’,'15, summer internship at the UNC Gillings School of Public Health, the Meredith senior dealt with a challenge all researchers face — an experiment not getting... Read more



A Second Chance for an Education

A Second Chance for an Education

Computer science major Cas Roberts, '12, gained an edge by learning to live code in the classroom. Read more



Strong Student | Libby O’Daniel

Strong Student | Libby O’Daniel

Libby O'Daniel, '14, studio art major, conducted undergraduate research overseas through Meredith's study abroad program in Italy. Read more



An Eye-Opening Experience

An Eye-Opening Experience

Earning her degree as an adult gave Ginger Neustadt an even greater sense of confidence. Read more



Internships Strengthen STEM Skills

Internships Strengthen STEM Skills

Meredith College senior Rimsha Afzal is spending her summer at the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Marlene and Stewart Greenbaum Cancer Center, in Baltimore, Md., as... Read more



Building a Balanced Life

Building a Balanced Life

When you create a sense of balance, you’re able to accomplish more Read more



N.C. Principal of the Year

N.C. Principal of the Year

School culture is a powerful component of education that is often overlooked Read more



Strong Graduates | The Meredith MBA

Strong Graduates | The Meredith MBA

The Meredith MBA prepares graduates to go strong - and this year's class is full of great examples.

Like Kacie Fore. She's already been promoted... Read more



Strong Story | Melissa de Leon

Strong Story | Melissa de Leon

As a fashion major at Meredith, Melissa de Leon learned to be independent, self-motivated, and strong. Read more



Strong Story | Rodda Ouma

Strong Story | Rodda Ouma

Meredith College has encouraged me to think differently, and to get involved and engaged in leadership activities. Read more



Strong Story | Hawa Tuli

Strong Story | Hawa Tuli

Biology major Hawa Tuli plans to earn a master of science in global health. Read more



Strong Story | Andie Stuber

Strong Story | Andie Stuber

Meredith College was a perfect fit for Andie Stuber Read more



Strong Story | Zeenat Razvi

Strong Story | Zeenat Razvi

Zeenat Razvi,'13, said that Meredith faculty were instrumental in helping her get an NSF fellowship. Read more



Strong Seniors | Caitlyn DeBona

Strong Seniors | Caitlyn DeBona

My experiences at Meredith taught me to branch out and try new things. Read more



Strong Story | Bailey Dunn

Strong Story | Bailey Dunn

As a sociology and criminology major, Bailey Dunn, '15, conducted in-depth undergraduate research. Read more



Strong Story | Yailyn Polanco

Strong Story | Yailyn Polanco

Yailyn Polanco stretched herself in five different internships. Read more



Strong Story | Puja Patel

Strong Story | Puja Patel

Psychology major Puja Patel's passion for research has been a strong thread throughout her college career. Read more



Strong Story | Allison Pappas

Strong Story | Allison Pappas

I want to ensure the work I do creates the best atmosphere for those who practice social work Read more



Strong Graduates | Cynthia Mosley

Strong Graduates | Cynthia Mosley

I have developed a passion for reaching all types of children Read more



Dietetic Intern Named Outstanding Student

Dietetic Intern Named Outstanding Student

Eating healthy can be achieved by anyone, regardless of their cooking skills Read more



Dancing Strong

Dancing Strong

Meredith dancers and dance faculty are going strong – as performers and choreographers. Read more



How Teachers Build Bridges

How Teachers Build Bridges

The best feeling in the world is the moment when one of my students gets a concept Read more



Strong Story | Tierra Morrisey

Strong Story | Tierra Morrisey

Sociology major Tierra Morrissey landed a corporate job after working with Meredith's Office of Career Planning. Read more



What Makes a Strong Leader

What Makes a Strong Leader

Working in non-profits for 12+ years, you learn that it is essential that everyone pitch in Read more



Alumna Travels the World

Alumna Travels the World

At Meredith, Nicole Fernandez learned how to manage tasks, prioritize projects, problem solve, handle stress, and face challenges. Read more



Making a Difference for Girls

Making a Difference for Girls

Assistant Professor of Sociology Amie Hess authored The Status of Girls in North Carolina report. Read more



Strong Story | Catherine Moye

Strong Story | Catherine Moye

Catherine's interior design internship landed her a job in her field - before graduation. Read more



Strong Story | Erica Rogers

Strong Story | Erica Rogers

Erica Rogers prepared for law school with a music and Spanish degree from Meredith. Read more



Strong Story | Amparo Zelaya

Strong Story | Amparo Zelaya

Amparo Zelaya earned a mathematics degree from Meredith, then took a job as a business analyst at Credit Suisse. Read more



Patsy McQuaid

Patsy McQuaid

Patsy McQuaid completed an internship while studying abroad in Italy and attended veterinarian school after graduating from Meredith. Read more



Strong Story | Kagure Wamunyu

Strong Story | Kagure Wamunyu

Kagure Wamunyu, '13, earned degrees in mathematics and civil engineering through Meredith's engineering dual degree partnership with NC State.

As a student at Meredith, Kagure's enriching experiences included... Read more



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