“My experience in the JPS department prepared me to investigate entrenched values and supplemented the written and oral communication skills I gained through other Guilford courses”
- Meisha McDaniel ’09
Je’Lissa Fowler ’11 (Community and Justice Studies major, Business and Women’s and Gender Studies minors) was selected for the Public Allies – Pittsburgh, Americorps Ally program, a national nonprofit whose mission is to advance new leadership to strengthen communities, nonprofits and civic participation.
Barbara (Bobbie) Sonner ’11 (Community and Justice Studies major, Sociology and Anthropology major) works with the Servant Center, a non-profit organization in Greensboro serving homeless and disabled men. She and fellow Guilford graduate, Kevin Smith, ’08, have co-produced and directed a film, Let’s Lose Our House: A Modern Foreclosure Tale.
Christie Atlee ’10 (Community and Justice Studies major, Interpersonal Communication minor) works as the VISTA Volunteer Outreach Coordinator with Higher Achievement in Washington DC, an afterschool and summer academic program that works to close the opportunity gap for middle schoo youth in at-risk communities.
Eric Ginsburg ’10 (Community and Justice Studies minor, History major) is a community organizer with the Industrial Areas Foundation, a national community organizing network. He also writes for Yes!Weekly newspaper in Greensboro.
Maureen (Mo) Grumbly ’10 (Community and Justice Studies major, Visual Arts and Drawing minor) works as a VISTA Construction Crew Manager with Habitat for Humanity in South Hampton Roads, Virginia.
Meisha McDaniel ‘09 (Community and Justice Studies major, Non-Profit Management minor) is a Fellow at the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Prior to this position, she researched community-scale energy efficiency and renewable generation through Climate Corps Bay Area, an innovative AmeriCorps pilot program with the Marin Community Foundation in Novato, California. Before going to the Marin Community Foundation, Meisha was awarded a Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship, which allowed her to work with two nonprofits in the Washington, DC area (Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies and DC Hunger Solutions) crafting local and national policy analysis and recommendations.
Nicole Cornett Arnold ’11 (Community and Justice Studies major, Interpersonal Communication minor) is a Student Success Counselor with the Center for Continuing Education at Guilford College. Nicole was a student speaker at Guilford’s 2011 commencement.
Brian Daniels ’11 (Community and Justice Studies major, Education Studies major) is pursuing his masters’ degree in higher education at the Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, and works as Village Coordinator at Virginia Wesleyan College.
Bryce Bjornson ’10 (Community and Justice Studies major, Business minor) is on the staff of the Guilford College Sustainability Program, leading the Green Office certification program, Energy Allowance, green building walkthroughs and green tours. He coordinates the annual Solarpalooza and AASHE’s STARS program for the College.
Katherine O’Boyle ’10 (Community and Justice Studies major, Education major) is pursuing a Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, with a concentration in English as a Second Language at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She also is the Graduate Assistant for the Access and Equity Committee of the School of Education.
Erica Bailey ’10 (Community and Justice Studies major, African American Studies minor) is pursuing a Masters of Arts degree in Theater and Media As Development at the University of Winchester in England.
Sarah Demarest ’09 (Community and Justice Studies major, Criminal Justice minor) is pursuing her J.D. degree at the Charlotte School of Law, in Charlotte, North Carolina. She currently works for the Freedom Center for Social Justice, helping tutor at-risk children and organizing a conference geared towards Transgendered People of Color. This summer she will serve as an intern with the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force in their legal department in Washington D.C.