After Guilford

Meisha McDaniel ’09, graduate with a major in Community and Justice Studies and a minor in Non-Profit Management, 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, she 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.

Barbara Sonner ’11, graduate with a double-major in Community & Justice Studies and Sociology & Anthropology, 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 on the foreclosure crisis. The film premiered at the historic Carolina Theater in downtown Greensboro in March 2012.

Jason Brent ’10, graduate with a double-major in Mathematics and Economics, will be pursuing his Ph.D. at UNC-Chapel Hill, where he received a scholarship and a living stipend.

Kaitlin Shimansky ’09, graduate with a major in Economics and a minor in Political Science, has been admitted to and offered scholarships from law schools at Tulane University and Elon University.

Sara Waitsman ’11, graduate with a double major in Health Sciences and Psychology, was admitted into a graduate program in Physical Therapy at Duke University. 

Emily Ferris '10, graduate with a double-major in Health Sciences and French and a minor in English-Writing, earned a teaching fellowship sponsored by the French Ministry of Education in Besançon, France. The program works to improve English-language education in France and to encourage the French/American cultural exchanges. Emily also published a poem "Saturday, November 3rd" in Prick of the Spindle, Vol. 3.2. She also published a poem “Philadelphia Calls Seattle and Forgets to Listen” in Paradigm’s Mitchell Issue.

Damlan Morden-Snipper ’12, graduate with a major in Psychology, is pursuing an internship with Friends Committee on National Legislation.

Joy Herrera ’10, graduate with a major in Psychology, is a Social Clinical Research Specialist at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.