Strong Stories: study abroad



Strong Story | Nicole Lawson

Strong Story | Nicole Lawson

Nicole Lawson, ’16, is a firm believer in the power of dance to educate and transform.

A double major in dance studies and Spanish, she explored that... more


Strong Story | Katelyn Smith

Strong Story | Katelyn Smith

A love of learning about other cultures prompted Katelyn Smith, ’16, who majored in Spanish and international studies, to apply for the Fulbright Program.

Her successful application... more


Strong Story | Nora Butkovich

Strong Story | Nora Butkovich

Nora Butkovich, ’16, who designed her own major in art history, says Meredith provided her with the foundation to embark on her journey of becoming a museum... more


Strong Story | Lacey Hambridge

Strong Story | Lacey Hambridge

In her four years at Meredith College, Lacey Hambridge, ’16, has worked to educate school-age children, provide shoes for children in need, and combat hunger by educating others.

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Strong Story | Callie Davis

Strong Story | Callie Davis

Honors student, undergraduate researcher, athlete, and study abroad advocate are just some of the roles Callie Davis, '15, played during her four years on campus.

Callie, who plans... more


Wings Student Studies Abroad

Wings Student Studies Abroad

Barbara Shantz, '18, a student in Meredith’s Wings Adult Education program, traveled to Peru with the Business School. She shared the following reflection about her experience:<... more


Strong Story | Rachel Didier

Strong Story | Rachel Didier

Meredith College was the right fit Rachel Didier, ’15, from the beginning.

One of the fashion merchandising major’s favorite memories is her initial visit to... more


Strong Story | Julia Dent

Strong Story | Julia Dent

Julia Dent, ’15, isn’t afraid of going out of her way to get what she wants or taking a few extra steps to make sure she succeeds. ... more


Designing a Strong Plan

Designing a Strong Plan

A strong student has a plan. For Jennifer Coples, ’16, her plan includes taking advantage of every opportunity that comes her way – and creating a few opportunities of... more


Adapting to Change with Confidence

Adapting to Change with Confidence

Tasha Friend, ’14, MBA, has the confidence to thrive in new situations.

“I have mastered the ability to adapt to change, to different leadership styles, and... more


Strong Student | Libby O’Daniel

Strong Student | Libby O’Daniel

Watch strong student Libby O'Daniel, '14, a studio art major, talk about conducting undergraduate research overseas through Meredith's study abroad program in Italy.

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An Eye-Opening Experience

An Eye-Opening Experience

When Ginger Neustadt, ’05, decided to attend Meredith College at the age of 64, she did so at the urging of her supervisor, who thought it would be helpful for her resume.... more


Strong Seniors | Holly Mills

Strong Seniors | Holly Mills

Originally a social work major, Holly was inspired by convocation speaker Chris Jordan to pursue her passion for sustainability. So she changed her major to environmental sustainability – during her junior... more


Strong Story | Melissa de Leon

Strong Story | Melissa de Leon

Fashion major Melissa de Leon knows her Meredith education will never go out of style.

“Meredith has taught me how to be independent, self-motivated, and strong," said Melissa. ... more


Strong Story | Katy Clary

Strong Story | Katy Clary

Watch strong student Katy Clary, a psychology and religious and ethical studies double major, talk about her Meredith experience.

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Strong Seniors | Andie Stuber

Strong Seniors | Andie Stuber

Andie Stuber, ’13, wouldn’t trade her Meredith experience for anything now. But she wasn't sure about coming here initially.

“My grandmother taught at Meredith for 30... more


Strong Alumnae | Zeenat Razvi

Strong Alumnae | Zeenat Razvi

Zeenat Razvi, ’13, has been awarded a 2014 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship – the oldest graduate fellowship of its kind in the country, and one of the most prestigious.

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Strong Seniors | Meg Thedford

Strong Seniors | Meg Thedford

"Meg Thedford – you and the class of 2014 are graduating from Meredith College. What are you going to do next?" “I’M GOING TO DISNEY WORLD!” (You know... more


Strong Seniors | Elizabeth Guiles

Strong Seniors | Elizabeth Guiles

What’s the secret to Elizabeth Guiles’ success? In a word – involvement. “I have participated in nearly every tradition and leadership experience,” said Elizabeth,... more


Patsy McQuaid

Patsy McQuaid

Patsy McQuaid, '13, earned a biology degree from Meredith. Patsy participated in undergraduate research, presented her findings at Meredith's Celebrating Student Achievement undergraduate research conference, and studied abroad at Meredith's... more

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