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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 the expected result.

“I had to deal with the frustration of data not being what I wanted it to be,” Elizabeth said. “I...

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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 a student intern. This is Afzal’s second summer as an intern in the Nathan Schnaper Cancer Research Internship Program. This year, her project involves identifying how...

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Strong Seniors | Rodda Ouma

Strong Seniors | Rodda Ouma

When Rodda Ouma arrived at RDU International Airport four years ago to begin her Meredith education she didn't know what to expect, but she was determined to take advantage of every opportunity.

The senior from Nairobi, Kenya, attended Meredith through Zawadi Africa, an educational fund founded by Susan Mboya, Meredith’s 2014 commencement speaker. She maximized...

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Strong Seniors | Caitlyn DeBona

Strong Seniors | Caitlyn DeBona

Caitlyn DeBona, ’14, had many experiences as a Meredith student she hadn’t originally planned when she arrived on campus – all because the College inspired her to stretch herself and her expectations.

“My experiences at Meredith taught me to branch out and try new things,” Caitlyn said. “Stepping out of my comfort...

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Alumna Travels the World

Alumna Travels the World

By nature, Nicole Fernandez is exceptionally organized and detailed-oriented – strengths she refined at Meredith and that are essential in her work today as a consultant for a highly-customized, conservation-focused travel company. 

Growing up overseas had a huge impact on Nicole’s life. As the daughter of Cuban-born parents, she was brought up living and...

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Kagure Wamunyu

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 meeting Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai, winning a Women in Transportation award and meeting the National Secretary of Transportation. After graduation, she will pursue a master's degree in...

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