Strong Stories Blog

Powerful stories of the Meredith community going strong.

La'Na Holden
La’Na Holden »

La’Na Holden, ’19 M.Ed., strongly believes in practicing what you preach. So much that she returned to school to obtain her M.Ed. because she often tells her students to always be willing to grow and learn.

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class of 2019   graduate education   graduate programs   master of education  

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Sandra Taranhike »

At Meredith, psychology and social work major Sandra Taranhike, ’19, has come to recognize the qualities that make her uniquely strong.

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class of 2019   psychology   social work  

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Christina Cowperthwait »

At Meredith, Christina Cowperthwait, ’19, found ways to explore her passions and gain the self-assurance and knowledge to move steadily toward her goal of one day owning her own business. The first step: finish earning her MBA that she started senior year.

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business administration   class of 2019   entrepreneurship   mba  

Sheila Thomas
Sheila Thomas »

As a United States Marine Corps veteran Sheila Thomas, ’19, knows what it means to be strong. Through StrongPoints and a supportive Meredith community, she grew even stronger and more determined.

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class of 2019   social work   strongpoints   study abroad   wings-adult education  

Leslie Castro
Leslie Castro »

For four years at Meredith, Leslie Castro, ’19, studied in an English classroom that featured a poster from the Shakespeare Theatre Company. Soon, she will find herself a part of that company. 

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class of 2019   english   theatre  

Keliy Grobbelaar
Keliy Grobbelaar »

The daughter of missionaries, Keliy Grobbelaar, ’20, has experienced a lot. Living all over the world helped her develop a great sense of cultural inclusivity and a passion for people from all backgrounds. 

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class of 2020   religious and ethical studies   transfer  

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Computer Science Program at Meredith College

Meredith’s computer science program prepares graduates to succeed in the computer science field, one of the fastest growing industries in the country. Students work in a uniquely collaborative environment, have access to a variety of resources, and gain hands-on experience in the field through a required internship.

Pinaky Patel »

From the moment Pinaky Patel, ’19, returned to the United States at the age of 17, she had a dream of earning a degree in computer science. Almost 20 years later, that dream is becoming reality.

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class of 2019   computer science   wings-adult education  

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