The Department of Defense is often portrayed as intimidating. That didn’t bother Kristen Lyon.
Jonelle Williams, a NOBLE Scholarship recipient, has seen the dark side of human struggle and is intent on making the world a brighter place. Born in Sierra Leone, Williams and his family fled their native country to escape civil war.
Margery Kraus, SPA/BA '67, SPA/MPA '71, president and CEO of APCO Worldwide and a member of the Board of Trustees, established the Margery Kraus Public Affairs and Advocacy Endowed Scholarship Fund.
Lydia Albanesius, SPA/BA ’07, a recipient of the Lura Bradfield Foundation Scholarship, thought she wanted to go to law school. Then she realized she didn't want to be a lawyer - she just wanted to do social justice work.
Gina Adams BA/SPA '80 represents FedEx in Washington, DC. She is currently the company's top lobbyist working with the executive branch, members of Congress, policymakers, and industry associations on issues that affect the shipping industry.
Washington, D.C., mayor Adrian Fenty pledged to improve the city’s schools. And he found a key person to help him do it: Tonya Vidal Kinlow, SPA/MPA ’05.