Student Spotlight: Mary Ridenour

Mary Ridenour

By Carolyn M. Becker, Director, Education Abroad

Texas Woman’s University senior Mary Ridenour was weeks away from departing on a summer long international internship in Mérida, Mexico, when the coronavirus disrupted her plans. As a health studies major, she was …

By Lucy Moran, MS.Ed., GCDF
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Student Success Story: Violet Goforth

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The Urban Fellows Program gave me the chance to join the Housing Crisis Center. As an accounting intern, I worked directly with the Chief Financial Officer. Opportunities for mentorship are important and the Urban Fellows Program connected me with the …

By Brookelyn Bush, M.Ed.
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Student Success Story: Hayley Buchanan

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My experience with the Urban Fellows Program has been great! Mrs. Brooklyn was very nice and made sure we were well informed about how things were going to work throughout the entire process. She also did welfare checks to make …

By Brookelyn Bush, M.Ed.
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Student Success Story: Danielle Rogers

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During my time at the Housing Crisis Center, I learned so much at this agency. They gave me a sense of belonging. They embodied the trait of teamwork and there is no shame of asking questions because it was needed …

By Brookelyn Bush, M.Ed.
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Student Success Story: Tyeisha Cooper

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The urban fellows internship program has given me opportunities with individuals who are on a mission to help those around their community. I have gained helpful insight from Dr. Durr with DFW DataReady like research and businesslike communication. Not only …

By Brookelyn Bush, M.Ed.
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Student Success Story: Armoni Smith

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As a senior-level biology major, I am extremely grateful for the Urban Fellows Program. This summer I have been afforded the opportunity to take on an unpaid internship with a nonprofit that I otherwise would not have been able to …

By Brookelyn Bush, M.Ed.
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Student Success Story: Sachin Karki

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I would like to thank the Department of Urban Fellows Program for letting me have this opportunity. My internship at DataReadyDFW helped me understand crucial aspects and criteria related to my major; Data Science.
Besides the time spent and experience made, …
By Brookelyn Bush, M.Ed.
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Student Success Story: Kavitha Shankar

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The Urban Fellow program at TWU was a fantastic opportunity to explore my interests in public health,  community service and nonprofit leadership. My internship at the Vegetarian Resource Group was an enriching experience and has helped me grow as a …
By Brookelyn Bush, M.Ed.
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Student Success Story: Kimberly Daniels

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I have been so grateful for this program.  This is an amazing opportunity to be supported by the leadership of Urban Fellows.  I felt valued as a person and as a therapist by this community.  The support of Urban Fellows …

By Brookelyn Bush, M.Ed.
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Student Success Story: Samantha Loeb

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The Urban Fellows Program has helped me to gain experience in mental health that will apply to my nursing career. I have gained valuable insight into how to communicate with people in pain and help guide them through it. This …

By Brookelyn Bush, M.Ed.
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