Class of 2020: Graduate Profiles


It is time to celebrate the Class of 2020. Though they are completing their studies in an unprecedented way, we honor their achievements. Get to know a few of the most recent graduates from the Curry School.

  • Victoria Alvarez: Youth and Social Innovation


    "There seemed to be no worthier way to spend my life than fighting for education, and I still believe that today. I specifically chose YSI because it invited me to pursue a calling, not just a job."

    Read Victoria's story
  • Andrew Davis: Counselor Education


    "With the help of many people I have felt a shift in the way I think about myself and have realized my own potential to break the cycle and make myself more than just a product of my circumstances. I hope to be able to support others to do the same."

    Read Andrew's Story
  • Theresa Melton: Research, Statistics, and Evaluation


    "The ability to navigate the research process with individuals I respect that share a common interest, but often with a different skillset or research perspective, has been incredibly refreshing and inspiring."

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  • Kayla Currie: Youth and Social Innovation


    "My greatest moments of growth in my time at Curry were a result of these assignments, assignments that allowed me to better understand my experiences and how those shaped who I am."

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  • Kyndia Riley: Teacher Education


    "The most significant thing that has shaped my time while being at Curry is the amount of support and love that the faculty and staff have offered me through the years."

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  • Claire Janek: Kinesiology


    Claire, who wants to become a physician assistant after her time in the Peace Corps, distinguished herself in Professor Joe Hart’s kinesiology lab at the Curry School.

    Read Claire's story
  • Casedy Thomas: Mathematics Education


    Crediting her fellow students with helping her gain the confidence she needed in her work: “Going through all this together … I came for a degree, but feel like I’ve gained so much more.”

    Read Casedy's Story