Class of 2018: Student Profiles


They've done the work, and now they're ready to walk the Lawn. Get to know a few of the most recent Curry School grads.

  • Mark Yu: Educational Psychology - Applied Developmental Science


    "Although it proved to be even more difficult than I expected, I was pleasantly surprised by the amount of support that I received and that was available to me at the Curry School."

    Read Mark's Story
  • Jesus Gomez: Speech Communication Disorders


    "The conversations and connections that I have been able to make with some of the faculty have really helped me develop myself as a student and as a future professional."

    Read Jesus's Story
  • Cameron Fleming: Elementary Education


    "I know that if I ever need anything, there is a team of professors at Curry cheering me on and always ready to lend a helping hand."

    Read Cameron's Story
  • Ahmet Yildirim: Kinesiology - Exercise Physiology


    "To be honest, all of my instructors at Curry did a fantastic job teaching me that I am confident in saying that I can uniquely apply what I have learned here out in the real world."

    Read Ahmet's Story
  • Life on the Lawn


    Three 2018 Curry School grads — Diane D'Costa, Brett Curtis, and Paola Sanchez Valdez, all Youth and Social Innovation majors — reflect on the experience of representing their graduating class as Lawn residents.

    Read Their Stories
  • Mike Marsella: Higher Education


    University of Virginia track and field star Mike Marsella recovered from paralysis and brain damage to earn his second UVA degree from the Curry School and run a mile in under 4 minutes. Story from UVAToday
     

    Read Mike's Story