On top of being full-time students, we often work part-time jobs, dedicate our time to various organizations, and occasionally, we shower. If you’re an introvert with anxiety, college isn’t easy and it’s certainly not always comfortable. Breahnna Saunders, a graduating senior, continues to work with her introverted personality while maintaining several leadership positions here at RU.
Meet the out-of-state Rutgers senior from Arizona who has studied abroad in three different countries, interned in the State Department in Washington D.C. and aspires to be a United States Ambassador!
Davon McCurry’s emotional challenges in his first year at college only drove him to achieve more by establishing the Siani Strong Foundation in his late sister’s memory, where he helps families of cancer patients raise funds for treatment. Read about Davon’s determination in making a difference, while keeping the memory of his sister alive.
“Everything I do surrounds bodily autonomy, reproductive justice, combating systemic and racial oppression, and understanding the power of language, which has the ability to shape how we make and create lived realities, policies, spaces, and knowledge.” Find out how Patrice Williams, a fourth year Douglass student, is making a difference at Rutgers and the surrounding communities.
Shantell Missouri’s college career has been full of ups and downs, but she wouldn’t trade it for the world. Find out how she got involved on campus as an orientation leader and Scarlet Ambassador, and how she dealt with having to take a semester off from college due to financial struggles.
Chioma Egekeze has been a Scarlet Knight since birth! She loved Rutgers from the first time she visited Rutgers Day when she was young. Discover how her passion for Public Health has led her to prepare for graduate and law school.
Marie Callahan, a fourth-year studying Social Work has harnessed her passion for international by co-founding “RU Global Citizens,” while taking this interest further by studying abroad in China and India. Describing her travel as being a transformative experience, Marie will be inspiring students with hearing impairments by traveling to UC Berkley and Beijing this semester to showcase her ongoing project through the Clinton Global Initiative.
Robert Kertz has risen through the ranks of Rutgers’ Navy ROTC Program and is going to serve our country on a U.S. Navy submarine post graduation. Find out how Robert became interested in the Navy and how he balanced ROTC with academics.
Dan Corey is the Daily Targum’s newest editor-in-chief. He also broadcasts a weekly radio show on WRSU (Rutgers Radio) and interned with 94.3 last summer. Perhaps even more impressive, however, is the fact that he is only a sophomore. Find out how Dan got involved at Rutgers as a freshman and how he plans to make the most of the rest of his college career.
With only a small budget, Aiyana Delfin collaborated in a challenging engineer senior design project. Read about how she and her fellow classmates used 3-D printing to complete a year long project!