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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.


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.


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.


Preparing for a Career in Data Science – Wanjiru Mambo »

Computer science major Wanjiru Mambo, ’24, has held several internship positions and participated in experiential experiences to expand her knowledge and network.


Making Strong Connections – Amanda Webb »

As a student in Meredith’s Dual Degree Engineering Program, Amanda Webb, ’24, has built connections with students and faculty while strengthening her communication and problem-solving skills.


Building a More Just Society – Nia Simpson »

Through two internships, sociology and criminology major Nia Simpson, ’24, discovered a passion for working with juveniles and improving the justice system. Next up: Earning a Master of Social Work from NC Central University.


Building Relationships – Tiffany Millner »

Tiffany Millner, ʼ24, majored in psychology later in life to become a licensed counselor and help women overcome obstacles they face. The community at Meredith has helped nurture her and she looks forward to helping others as a licensed professional counselor.


Josefina Mercedes Puello

Turning a Passion for Design Into a Career – Josefina Mercedes Puello »

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.


Lexi Crank smiling at the camera

The Importance of Doing What You Love – Lexi Crank »

At Meredith, psychology major Lexi Crank, ’24, has learned the importance of doing what you love, including a passion for helping others learn, asking tough questions, and traveling.


Breanna Bivens

Helping People Thrive – Breanna Bivens »

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.


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