Powerful stories of the Meredith community going strong.
Fashion merchandising and design major Celeste Herrera, ’22, gained valuable skills and experience through a powerful design internship, her involvement with a professional association, and a faculty mentor.
Transfer student Aspen Degler, ’22, earned a double major in criminology and sociology with a minor in forensics. Meredith’s StrongPoints® program, an internship, and faculty mentors helped her determine her strengths and explore her career interests.
After sharpening her skills in the United States Marine Corps, Tylena Brown, ’22, chose to attend Meredith College as a Wings — Adult Education student studying business administration with a concentration in human resources.
At Meredith, Beth Garner, ’14, M.A. in Teaching, found flexibility, guidance, and financial support through a FELS grant to achieve her goal of becoming an ESL teacher.
As a nontraditional male student, Kelsey McCleave, ’20, was afraid he’d feel out of place in the pre-health, post-baccalaurate program. Instead, he found a welcoming community that prepared him to successfully apply to a physician assistant school.
As someone who loves a challenge, Taylor Keyes, ’19, finds her work as a lab research technician for Duke Health to be both purposeful and fulfilling. Meredith helped Taylor connect her strengths in problem-solving to a career in vaccine research.
At Meredith, Elizabeth Anglis, ’21, M.A. in psychology, learned the importance of investing in human capital and how to practice critical thinking while keeping people at the forefront.
Cathedia Rose, ’22, M.A. in psychology, said Meredith’s program gave her the tools to improve hiring practices and performance appraisals with methods backed by a scientific practitioner approach.
Through Meredith’s I-O psychology program, Michelle Xiong, ’21, M.A. in psychology, was prepared to pursue a job that fulfills her desire to work in the field of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).
Paul Jones, ’20, M.A. in psychology, learned not only how to apply evidence-based concepts to the workplace, but how those changes can impact the bottom line for organizations.