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Success Stories

  • Tamara Reid

    Student's Summer of Success

    Tamara Reid came to SOC with an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering and an MBA, looking for a new career. She chose SOC because she believed it would provide her the professional foundation she needed to become a screenwriter.

  • Alum Establishes Art Scholarship at AU

    Collins recently established the Anne Kaim Collins endowment at American University. This scholarship fund is dedicated to increasing the opportunities of the university’s MFA students in studio art and creative writing.

  • Economics Professor Examines Globalization’s Effects

    Meurs’s research examines how globalization effects former Socialist countries. She looks at local factors such as whether municipal governments can make a difference in development outcomes.

  • Professor, Students Take on Resistant Bacteria

    Konaklieva and students, work on developing enzyme inhibitors that will prohibit or kill resistant bacteria.

  • Professor Aids Environment,
    Wins National Attention

    Department of Chemistry professor, Douglas Fox, research involves the development and use of green alternatives to traditional solvents and flame retardants.

  • Alumna Transforms Youths’ Lives through Baking

    Elin Ross, MA anthropology ’95, the links between the two are obvious. Ross is founder of Cakes for Cause, a Frederick, Maryland-based non-profit organization helping at-risk youth learn essential work and life skills through baking.