Nine 2020 grads have returned to their alma mater as Wake Forest Fellows. They will work throughout the campus community, including in the offices of the President, the Provost and the Dean of the College.
Since 2008, the Wake Forest Fellows program has provided exceptional Wake Forest college graduates with the opportunity to work in higher education administration for a year. Each fellow is serving as a full-time Wake Forest staff member, starting July 1. In addition to working with top administrators, the fellows will participate in leadership activities and interact with faculty, staff and students to learn about the inner workings of higher education.
The Wake Forest Fellows for 2020-21 are:
Ashley Berry (New Milford, Conn.)
Communication major with a minor in education.
Dean of the College
Ellie Bruggen (Winston-Salem, N.C.)
Politics and international affairs major with minors in biology, Latin American and Latino Studies and environmental studies.
Isabella Ryan (Nashville, Tenn.)
Double major in economics and anthropology
Office of Personal & Career Development
Katherine Laws (Concord, N.C)
English major with a minor in journalism
Mark Handler (Atlanta, Ga.)
English major with a minor in interdisciplinary writing
Walter Jackson IV (Laurinburg; N.C.)
Politics and international affairs major
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Lydia Faber (Chicago, Ill.)
Biology major with minors in chemistry and art history
Wake Forest School of Business
Monet Beatty (Winston-Salem, N.C.)
Biology major with minors in environmental studies and dance
Yassmin Shaltout (Alexandria, Egypt and Winston-Salem, N.C.)
Anthropology major with minors in biology and chemistry
More information on each of the Fellows is available on the Wake Forest Fellows website.
Alumni of the Wake Forest Fellows program have pursued careers in many fields, including law, medicine, public policy and more. Fellows have since received prestigious academic honors such as Rhodes and Fulbright scholarships.
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