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Leigh Creighton

Leigh Creighton

In her ideal world, senior Leigh Creighton would like to be a writer, a civil rights lawyer, a mother, a wife, and a dreamer. She was an apprentice in UGA’s Center for Undergraduate Opportunities during her first two years at UGA where she studied the effects of grade retention on elementary school students with Stacey Neuharth-Pritchett, and she also studied international affairs under Stephen Shellman and Project Civil Strife. She has volunteered with the Thomas Lay Center and the Boys…

Kate Spear

Kate Spear

Master’s degree student Kate Spear knows that everything is connected. She has been all around the world and though her study of numerous cultures and the natural environment, she has found that relationships matter. She has received numerous scholarships and awards including the Warnell Earl Jenkins - Gladys Beach Memorial Award which celebrates the integration of art and literature and science and technology and an Honorable Mention from the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program for her orinthological research…

Jackson D Brandon

Jackson Brandon

Junior J.D. Brandon has a zest for living. This is abundantly clear in decisions he has made in his life. He is a triple major at UGA (English, history, and international affairs), who enjoys participating in a wide variety of extracurricular activities on campus. Currently, he serves as a preceptor in Barbara McCaskill’s ENGL 1060H class on the Civil Rights Movement in American Literature. This involves helping the class in researching and playing a ReActing to the Past role-playing game…

Amanda Elam

Amanda Elam

Amanda Elam as a truly amazing student. She has been described as upbeat, optimistic and always smiling. She has been captain of the UGA women’s soccer club team. She made dean’s list many times, is an honors student, and has received Charter and Governor’s Scholarships. She is a cadet lieutenant colonel in UGA’s Air Force ROTC. She has worked as a math tutor, and she is pursuing a dual major in biology and mathematics. She plans to attend medical school…

Juanita Irene Cousins

Juanita Cousins

Senior Juanita Cousins is changing the way things are done. She’s majoring in newspaper journalism and international affairs, and she hopes to one day become a foreign correspondent. She is the first female African-American editor of UGA’s independent student newspaper, the Red & Black. She has interned at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the Macon Telegraph and is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists. She has worked at the Red & Black for more than two years in…

Julianna Koksarova

Julianna Koksarova

International student Julianna Koksarova worked in nonprofit organizations for three years before she decided to pursue more education in the field. When she found there were no programs offered in her homeland, Latvia, she started looking elsewhere. Out of the nine existing programs in the world that offer the Management of Nonprofit Organizations major, and UGA was at the top of the list. She applied to UGA’s master’s of nonprofit management program without even visiting the university. When she was…