Strong Stories Blog

Powerful stories of the Meredith community going strong.

Making an Impact in the Field of Nutrition – Anna-Moriah Fung »

Through an internship and honors thesis, nutrition major Anna-Moriah Fung, ’24, has expanded her knowledge and passion for the field. Her next step: pursuing a Master of Public Health from UNC at Chapel Hill.

A Passion for Development – Isabel Cortes »

Isabel Cortes, ’24, was immediately drawn to Meredith’s I-O psychology program. Now as a graduate, she is well-equipped to pursue her dreams.

Following a Passion for Reading – Tamara Bomparte »

Tamara Bomparte, ’24, always knew her love of reading would lead to a career in publishing. At Meredith, she discovered her leadership potential through experiential experiences, preparing her for her dream career.

Exploring the Intersection of Math and Computer Science – Emma Brooks »

At Meredith, computer science and math major Emma Brooks, ’24, found an environment where she could focus on learning without worrying about gender biases. Next she’ll earn a master’s in analytics to prepare for a career in data science.

A Mix of Two Passions – Julia Johnson-Toney »

Julia Johnson Toney, ’20, ’22 (M.A. in I-O Psychology), discovered her passions for psychology and business as an undergraduate. To combine her two passions, she earned her Master’s in I-O Psychology at Meredith.

Designing Her Own Major – Jean Hinton »

Jean Hinton, ’25, discovered a passion for data science through her classes at Meredith. By designing her own major, she will be the first Meredith student to earn a B.S. in statistical and data sciences.

Making Her Mark – Lauryn Turner »

Lauryn “LT” Turner, ’25, came to Meredith ready to make her mark. As a lacrosse player, student leader, and broadcaster for a weekly sports show, she’s having a meaningful impact on campus while preparing for her future communications career.

Building Confidence and Resilience – Danika Ray »

Through a wide range of leadership roles, faculty support, and internships, international studies and political science major Danika Ray, ’24, gained confidence and skills that will set her up for success in her studies at Campbell Law School.

Pursuing Dance Therapy – Olivia Roy »

Olivia Roy, ’25, has combined two of her passions, dance and psychology, to positively impact others with dance therapy. Meredith has provided her with opportunities to reach her career aspirations.

Finding the Best Part of Yourself – Yakira Gonzalez »

During her four years at Meredith, Yakira Gonzalez, ’24, has found the best part of herself by learning to use her strengths in any situation.



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