Strong Stories: graduate

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 to many different circumstances,” Tasha said. “There aren’t many experiences I can’t handle or don’t feel confident in.”

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Advocating Healthy Diets

Advocating Healthy Diets

After earning her bachelor’s degree at a large university, Catherine Pelone, ’13 (M.S. in nutrition), ’14 (Dietetic Internship), knew she wanted to pursue her graduate education in a more intimate learning environment. As she researched programs, she said she found many reasons to like Meredith’s. She was drawn to the College’s low...

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Building a Balanced Life

Building a Balanced Life

As CEO and founder of her own company, Ingrid Sanchez, ’01, MBA, said she’s a “poster child” for the Meredith MBA. After graduating in 2001, Ingrid took the business expertise that she gained through her MBA, combined it with the extensive knowledge and decade of experience she already had, and founded an executive search firm in...

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Making Cultural Connections

Making Cultural Connections

Cultural bridge builder is a fitting description of Cindy Anderson, ’12 MAT. As a middle school English as a second language (ESL) teacher in Chapel Hill, N.C., Cindy teaches a diverse group of English language learners (ELLs) about the language and culture of America. Cindy was drawn to teaching ESL in part by her students’ desire to...

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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 - before she's even finished the program - thanks to what she's learned. "Different things that I've learned and different traits that I'm now...

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Strong Graduates | Larissa Bryant

Strong Graduates | Larissa Bryant

When Larissa Bryant earned her Master of Arts in Teaching degree in December, she knew she was ready for her new role as a fourth grade teacher at Raleigh’s Barwell Road Elementary School. “The first day I stepped in my classroom, I knew the quality education I received at Meredith had prepared me for the rigorous...

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Strong Graduates | Cynthia Mosley

Strong Graduates | Cynthia Mosley

Cynthia Mosley is a lifelong learner whose enthusiasm for education has led her to pursue multiple graduate degrees – and she’s not done yet. She already has a master’s degree in mathematics education, and is receiving a master in education (M.Ed.) with a specialty in special education from Meredith in May 2014. Her future plans...

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Dietetic Intern Named Outstanding Student

Dietetic Intern Named Outstanding Student

Tessa Nguyen, a current Dietetic Intern at Meredith College, is the recipient of the 2014 North Carolina Dietetic Association (NCDA) Outstanding Dietetics Student Award.

The Outstanding Dietetic Student Award recognizes the emerging leadership and achievement of students in Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) accredited and approved dietetics education programs.

Nguyen is a...

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How Teachers Build Bridges

How Teachers Build Bridges

Megan Diehl, ’10, M.Ed., ’13, is an educator to her core. And she chose to attend Meredith not once but twice. As an undergraduate student, she majored in Spanish and became licensed as an English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher. She returned to Meredith to pursue her M.Ed. with a concentration in ESL.

Megan...

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