Strong Stories Blog

Powerful stories of the Meredith community going strong.

Mei Li Moo King standing in green field with a gazebo in the background

Planning a Strong Future – Mei Li Moo King »

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.

Dora Fromer

Gaining Confidence as a Designer – Dora Fromer »

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.

Avary Briggs sitting behind a microscrope

Caring for the Environment – Avary Briggs »

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.

Rayna Maleki

Exploring the Power of Research – Rayna Maleki »

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.

Mwende Mumo

Preparing for a Career in Data Science – Mwende Mumo »

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.

elena blackwelder

Defining Her Own Path – Elena Blackwelder »

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.

Itzel Zuniga

Building a Strong Community – Itzel Zuniga »

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.

Construyendo una comunidad fuerte – Itzel Zuniga »

Itzel Zuniga,’23 (de la clase graduada del 2023), llegó a Meredith como una estudiante de doble inscripción, después de haber asistido a Bladen Community College. Como estudiante de diseño de interiores en Meredith, ha construido una comunidad fuerte de amigas y colegas que le han ayudado a triunfar.

Aminah Jenkins

Advocating for Change – Aminah Jenkins »

Aminah Jenkins, ’23, knew she wanted to work in education. At Meredith, she designed her own major to focus specifically on resource distribution in schools and advocating for policy change.



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