#WeAreDestined

  • Digging for Answers

    Lisa Provost ’11 enrolled at Guilford because of “The Dig.”

    For a forensic anthropology course, teaching assistants set up a fake grave months in advance. Lisa and the other students in the class met bright and early on a Saturday and were challenged to locate and excavate the “grave.”

    Ready for Success

    “The Dig” and other elements of her Guilford education helped prepare Lisa for success, she says. She has thrived as a member of the Fayetteville Police Department, first as a Forensic Technician and now as a Forensic Supervisor.

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  • Agent for Change

    Agent for Change

    Mary Johnson Rockers ’01 is cultivating hope in a field of great need.

    She’s a farmworker health specialist for a statewide health program for migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families.

    “Health care is a fundamental human right,” she says. “My motivation comes from the belief that I should do my part — use my place of privilege and the resources available to me — to ensure equal access to quality health care for all.”

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  • Filling the Cracks

    Filling the Cracks

    After reading an article about human trafficking, Molly Gochman ’01 felt compelled to act. Experts estimate that close to 50 million people are enslaved worldwide.

    “How can this huge issue be so invisible?” she asked herself. “And what can I do to help with the visibility of it?”

    She responded by creating the Red Sand Project two years ago at Art Basel in Miami.

    “I invite people to place red sand in sidewalk cracks to encourage us to be mindful of vulnerabilities that exist all around us,” she says. “The cracks are a metaphor for vulnerable populations who are most at risk of being exploited.”

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