Powerful stories of the Meredith community going strong.
A recommendation from her community college art professor led graphic design major Josefina Mercedes Puello, ’24, to Meredith, where she’s gaining the skills to turn her passion for design into a career.
When Wings student Breanna Bivens, ’24, returned to school she chose to study social work, a major that made the most of her ability to help others and connect them with needed resources.
Mei Li Moo King, ’23, is a planner with an aptitude for mathematics. As an international student at Meredith, she found opportunities to explore her interests and, with minors in statistics and data science, accepted a position after graduation at Credit Suisse as a risk analyst.
Wings student Dora Fromer, ’23, chose to attend Meredith to strengthen her design skills. She gained confidence as a designer and personally through experiences that included multiple internships and studying abroad in Italy.
As an environmental sustainability major, Avary Briggs, ’23, was able to explore her passion for nature and prepare for a career that allows her to have a positive impact on the environment.
Mathematics and psychology major Rayna Maleki, ’23, came to Meredith thinking she’d study engineering. Instead, with the support of several faculty mentors, she fell in love with math and research. After graduation, she’ll go to Clemson University to earn her M.S. in mathematical sciences.
Personal interaction with faculty helped international student Mwende Mumo, ’23, identify the right majors that would capitalize on her math and problem-solving strengths. With her majors in mathematics and economics, she is well-prepared for her future career in data science.
Honors scholar Elena Blackwelder, ’23, worked with her advisor to develop a unique major to fully explore her interests. Find out how she designed her own contract major and why she values a personalized approach to education.
Marion Escoto,’18, M.A.T., teaches English as a Second Language (ESL) and was named Teacher of the Year at her school.
Itzel Zuniga, ’23, came to Meredith as a dual-enrolled student, having attended Bladen Community College. As an interior design major at Meredith, she has built a strong community of friends and colleagues who have helped her succeed.