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Eight Fall Foundations Scholars Celebrated
As an experiential workshop series, Foundations engages students on topics that are supplemental to development and life beyond campus. In its third year, the series hosted six consecutive Monday workshops starting Sept. 9. In celebration of this year’s theme, “Becoming: Your Personal Journey,” workshop topic highlights surrounded leadership, personal wellness, relationships, community and more.
“The Foundations Series this year was incredible. Not only did I learn a lot from the great speakers that we had through the series but it was also a great space for self-reflection,” says Hemanth Reddy Kodakandla G’21. “I hope each participating student had the same amazing experience I did.”
Undergraduate and master’s students who attend all six hour-long sessions and submit an essay, video/vlog or digital portfolio are entered to win a $1,000 scholarship.
The fall 2019 undergraduate Foundations Scholars are:
- Alina Zdebska ’21, biomedical engineering
- Emily Steinberger ’23, photography
- Fredrik Horton ’23, biology
- Medora Benson ’20, policy studies
- Yiwei Li ’22, information management and technology
The fall 2019 master’s Foundations Scholars are:
- Barbara Bultingaire G’20, mechanical engineering
- Hemanth Reddy Kodakandla G’21, applied data science/iSchool
- Meg Bojarski G’21, communications and rhetorical studies
The Foundations workshop series occurs annually and additional information is available on the Foundations website. For questions, please contact Tracy T. Bauer, graduate career development specialist in the Graduate School, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 315.443.3701.