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UVA graduates remember U.S. Army 1st Lt. Zachary Galli, who earned his bachelors degree in kinesiology in 2022, as helping others, in ROTC or in the community, and for being a good influence in their lives.

Nadeen Rollins’ road to speech and language pathology began with the UVA Dance Team.

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After teaching in both Colorado and Kenya, Jo DiGennaro came to UVA to earn her M.Ed. in educational psychology: applied developmental science. This fall, she will begin a doctoral program at the Stanford Graduate School of Education.

After beginning a career in higher education at UVA, Ryan chose to pursue his M.Ed. in Higher Education for career development and intellectual growth. Fifteen years later, the experience continues to pay dividends both professionally and personally.

As a science teacher, Emily Uosseph loves helping young people understand the natural world and find their full potential through education. She credits the skills she gained at UVA and the ongoing support from program faculty for helping her thrive as a new teacher during the pandemic.

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Jennifer Cheung chose to become a teacher because she believes every child should have access to an inspiring educational environment. As a fifth grade teacher in Fairfax, VA, she is doing her part to make that dream a reality.

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As a speech-language pathologist, Alex Michonski treats a wide range of disorders and works with patients of all ages. The academic preparation and hands-on clinical training she received at UVA gave her the skills and confidence she uses every day to make a difference in her community.

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Kristina Fulton believes in the value of lifelong learning - for herself as well as her students. UVA's Education Specialist program in Curriculum & Instruction illuminated a pathway for professional growth.

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Seeing how exercise as medicine helped treat a close family member with cardiovascular disease inspired Jeison to pursue a career in medicine. An M.Ed. in Kinesiology with a concentration in Exercise Physiology gave him the knowledge and experience he needed to prepare him for medical school.

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In June, alumna Bridget Drain was one of 11 teachers in the country to receive the Outstanding Special Education Teacher Award from the National Association of Special Education Teachers.