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Desiree Jennings

Desiree Jennings

Senior Desiree Jennings loves children. She has spent her summers working with children who are in occupational therapy, and she is working toward a degree and teaching certificate in early childhood education. A recent newlywed, she is planning to have a large family of her own and says she realizes from her own work and studies that raising well-balanced, compassionate, service-oriented children is not an easy task! After she graduates this semester, she plans to work part-time, with children, of…

Monica Arboleda

Monica Arboleda

Graduate student Monica Arboleda does not quit. She only had a bachelor’s degree and was competing with applicants who had completed their Ph.D.s when she interviewed to be a Houle Scholar in Latin America. Her background included research with women who had risen to leadership positions in their communities in Colombia through education and other means. She received the Houle scholarship, and when she reported on her work at a retreat the following year in Mexico, the committee was impressed.…

Matthew Garrett

Matthew Garrett

Matthew Garrett was uncertain about attending a large university like UGA when he began as a freshman from the rural town of Ashburn, Georgia. Now, however, he has just enrolled for his second degree after graduating last year with his B.B.A. magna cum laude with high honors. Not only has UGA made an impact on Garrett, but he has made an impression at UGA also. Last year he led more than 1,000 students in UGA’s largest student-led fund raiser, UGA…

Camille Cole

Camille Cole

Camille Cole is no stranger to blood, sweat and tears. She is a senior with a major in exercise science, a concentration in athletic training and a minor in Spanish. Last summer, she received at an extremely competitive internship and spent her time working with the Pittsburgh Steelers football team as an athletic training student.  Additionally, she completed a study abroad program in Peru emphasizing medical Spanish. She hopes to put that knowledge to use after graduation working as an…

Kathryn Otrosina

Kathryn Otrosina

Not only has Kathryn Otrosina planned to double major in social science education and political science, but she has combined her passions to create a foundation to teach young people about the political process and encourage them to become more active voters. She is a Watkinsville native and an Arch Society member. After graduation, she plans to join Teach for America to help end education inequity in this country. After gaining experience in the classroom for several years, she will…

Jordan Stewart

Jordan Stewart

Graduate student Jordan Stewart is dedicated to helping others communicate better. She is a clinician in the UGA Speech and Hearing Clinic where she works with a variety of clients ranging in age from infants to adults. She is fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) and also works as a teaching assistant in the ASL courses. Currently, she is co-president of Hear My Hands, the UGA ASL club, is the graduate student representative for the local chapter of the National…