The 2019-2020 Newman Civic Fellows
Below explore the 2019-2020 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows in alphabetical order by institution. Explore their inspiring stories and the impact they’ve had on their communities and beyond.
Najee Hunt, Adelphi University Diana Ventura, AdventHealth University Autumn Blalock, Albright College Riko Hayano, Alfred State College Victoria Cerulli, Alvernia University Donna Lewis-Taylor, Alverno College Isabella Dominique, American University Daniel Gaines, Anderson University Jacqueline White, Arizona State University Jordan Kramer, Auburn University Shamsa Ahmed, Augsburg University Cassidy Pruitt, Averett University Paola Lopez-Hernandez, Barry University Travis Palmer, Bates College Becca Broda, Bellarmine University Alvin Sheppard, Jr., Benedict College Shyeila “Shy” Bowers, Berea College Hilda Davis, Bethel University Syed Ali, Bluefield State College Ty Weber, Bowling Green State University Iyad Hmidat, Bridgewater College Sara Hincapie, Bristol Community College Idalmis Lopez, Brown University Kathryn Tyykila, Buena Vista University Dilrasbonu Vohidova, Bunker Hill Community College Patricio Ruano, California State University Channel Islands MyKale Clark, California State University, East Bay Inez Hill, California State University, Fresno Genesis Jara, California State University, Long Beach Jennifer Rodzianko, California State University, Northridge Samantha Montanez, Capital University Nancy Hernandez, Carroll Community College Katie Connolly, Catholic University of America Megan Lawrence, Central Michigan University Katherine Diaz Garcia, Centre College Maria Morales, Champlain College Olivia Mello, Chapman University Alexander Ferrer, Chatham University Jaya Vanga, Chicago School of Professional Psychology Braxton McDuffie, Citadel Meghan Walters, College at Brockport Lesly Gonzalez-Barragan, College of Saint Benedict Atziri Valadez, College of Saint Mary Adriana Guadana-Huizar, College of the Holy Cross Elam Boockvar-Klein, Colorado College Nifemi Olugbemiga, Connecticut College Brooklyn Herriman, Connors State College Zoe Randall, Cornell College Chido Shamuyarira, Cottey College Yeymi Cedeno Guerrero, Cuyahoga Community College Makisa Bronson, Dartmouth College Stephanie Jackson, Denison University Ben Raanan, DePaul University Shameka Brown, Drake University Samantha Johnson, Drexel University Hunter Whittington, East Carolina University Katelyn Root, Eastern Connecticut State University Bethany Weaver, Eastern Florida State College Franck Yao, Elizabeth City State University Matthew Smith, Elizabethtown College Lucy Jones, Elon University Pablo Idrovo, Fairfield University Jahad Hoyte, Farmingdale State College Allison Faulkner, Ferris State University Andrew Folkes, Fisher College Grace Cady, Flathead Valley Community College Eman Magzoub, Foothill College Jenna Puffinburger, Frostburg State University Whitney Maness, Furman University Maureen Albero, George Washington University Taurjhai Quinay Purdie, Georgetown University Ruby Zimmerman, Georgia College and State University Ashley Mazariegos, Glendale Community College Chabria Cannaday, Goucher College Julius Scott, Great Falls College Montana State University Carlos Piedrasanta, Grinnell College Ellis Maxwell, Haverford College Andreas Lyros, Hellenic American University Jake Matthews, High Point University Hamdan Ahmed, Hobart and William Smith Colleges Jennifer Webber, Indiana University Northwest Rodger Pinto, Indiana University South Bend Maria Bushby, Ithaca College Kevin Sanders, IUPUI Cristina Villani, Ivy Tech Community College, Columbus John Todd, Jacksonville State University Aaliyah McLean, James Madison University Naudia Loftis, John Carroll University Lauren Bernard, Johns Hopkins University April Wells, Juniata College Artis Trice, Kennesaw State University Alexus Loyd, Kentucky State University Jessica Shelton, Kentucky Wesleyan College Robert Fanning, La Salle University Sara Boyd, Lehigh University Kennedy Selbe, Lindsey Wilson College Andi Leineberg, Loras College Gabriella Romo, Loyola University Maryland Ryan Perez, Macalester College Rabea Ali, Manhattan College Aimeé Navarro Villegas, Marquette University Julie Gambill, Massachusetts College Liberal of Arts Ebony Luster, McKendree University Johna Wright, Mercer University Pam Gonzalez, Meredith College Meghan Murtagh, Merrimack College Crystal Rhodes, Metropolitan Community College Fiorenza Herrera Diaz, Miami Dade College Katarina Huss, Michigan State University Abby Dennis, Middlebury College Javier Brown III, Millersville University Jerico Cummings, Montana State University Brenna Beckett, Montana State University Billings McKenna Savage, Montana Technological University Renee Vnuk-Uhrman, Moraine Park Technical College Zemini Astatkie, Morgan State University Kalynn Manker, Morningside College Nia Skinner-Miller, Mott Community College Cassparina Carlson, Mount Wachusett Community College Katerina Alvarez, Mt. Holyoke College Gary Kinney, Muskingum University Harrison Kane, Nazareth College Jacob Plasencia, NHTI - Concord's Community College Jason Popkin, Normandale Community College Hollan Strepay, North Carolina Central University Ryan Duggan, North Shore Community College Daniel Stevens, Northampton Community College Daniel Diebold, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Alisha Fletcher, Northeastern State University Katherine Hailson, Northern Essex Community College Jarett Lopez, Northern Kentucky University Grant Dick, Northern Oklahoma College Jacqueline Ruhl, Northwestern Oklahoma State University Damaris Bonner, Notre Dame de Namur University Wren Fiocco, Oberlin College Hannah Ray, Ohio Northern University Hadley LaMascus, Oklahoma Christian University Elham Abraham, Onondaga Community College Melody Bohannan, Palm Beach Atlantic University Luis Gonzalez, Paradise Valley Community College Bailey Bindle, Peru State College Hannah Zuckerberg, Pitzer College Molly Cassidy, Plymouth State University Fawziyah Alebiosu, Prince George's Community College Junielly Vargas, Providence College Danielle Trujillo Sandoval, Queens University of Charlotte Stephan Lally, Ramapo College of New Jersey Kaeley Ipson, Raritan Valley Community College Sophie Chien, Rhode Island School of Design Selene Cerankosky, Robert Morris University Jessica Novak, Rocky Mountain College Autumn Fourkiller, Rogers State University Meghan Oxford, Rollins College Amanda Pierce, Rose State College Maria Zamora-Porras, Rutgers University-Newark Abigail Roden, Saint Anselm College Michael Syverud, Saint John's University Luis Nuñez, Saint Joseph's University Guadalupe Gonzalez, Saint Mary's College Hannah Levine, Salem State University Ashley Delgado, Salve Regina University Peter Bushaw, Schoolcraft College Kia Singleton, Seminole State College of Florida Margaret Dunkelberger, Shippensburg University Abigail Vervaeke, Simmons University Vivian Nguyen, Smith College Kamuela Ahuna, Southwestern Oklahoma State University Laura Rativa, Southwestern University Zaynab Abdi, St. Catherine University Mohamed Mohamud, St. Cloud State University Ruthie Tucker, St. Norbert College Valaree Garcia, Stanbridge University Araceli Garcia, Stanford University Ariel Gutman-Gates, State University of New York at Oswego Gugeeta Cheetram, Stella and Charles Guttman Community College Chelsea Seaver, Stetson University Natalie Marratto, Stevenson University Paige Richards, Stockton University Julia Adams, Stonehill College Chrisjarvell Adams, SUNY Buffalo State Ryann Hudson, SUNY Cortland Hussain Zaidi, Swarthmore College Adrian Villarreal, Texas Lutheran University Belinda Atta, Texas State University Albert Ivory, Towson University Matthew Rivera, Trinity College Bizaye Banjaw, Tufts University Aaliyah Stewart, Tulane University Ke’Juan Morris, Tulsa Community College Robert Norris, Tunxis Community College Seda Sahin, Univeristy of Connecticut Bernardo Villarreal Rodríguez, Universidad de Monterrey Elizabeth Paige, University of Baltimore Itzel Velazquez, University of Central Arkansas Jordan Borenstein, University of Central Florida Hunter Caudillo, University of Central Oklahoma Delali Nenonene, University of Dayton April Singleton, University of Delaware Amanda Wittebort, University of Denver Mikaela Lopez, University of Houston-Downtown Nicolas Robledo, University of Illinois at Chicago Natalie Benson, University of Indianapolis Jocelyn Roof, University of Iowa Kaitlyn Frick, University of Kentucky Dyamond Gray, University of La Verne Sarah Nichols, University of Maine at Augusta Maheen Haq, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Madison LaCure, University of Massachusetts - Boston Marvens Pierre, University of Massachusetts Amherst Elizabeth Anusauskas, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Twisha Mohapatra, University of Massachusetts Lowell Shravya Jasti, University of Miami Jalen Rose, University of Michigan-Dearborn Robert Harper, University of Minnesota Danielle Friz, University of Missouri - St. Louis Daisy Ward, University of Montana Adrianna Pittman, University of Montana Western Lizbeth Perez Hernandez, University of Nebraska Omaha Kaitlin Griffin, University of New Hampshire Joyce Yao, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Yesika Sorto Andino, University of North Carolina at Charlotte Adriana Zarate, University of North Georgia Hector Robledo, University of North Texas at Dallas Malaika Michel-Fuller, University of Northern Colorado Sashay Carroll, University of Northern Iowa Carson Ball, University of Oklahoma Carter Gale, University of Pennsylvania John Farris, University of Redlands Mary-Kate McGeary, University of Rhode Island Lina Tori Jan, University of Richmond Nina Schneider, University of San DIego Nyteia Tyler, University of San Francisco Karen Padilla, University of South Carolina Beaufort Danica Leaphart, University of South Carolina, Columbia Andrew Spencer, University of St. Thomas Shaneika Bowra, University of the District of Columbia Livia Karoui, University of the South Jordyn Gaurkee, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay Emiliana Lopez, University of Wisconsin - Madison Zach Atkins, University of Wisconsin - Parkside Madison Hale, University of Wisconsin-Superior Amani Harrison, Virginia Commonwealth University Malithi DeSilva, Wagner College Josh Voigt, Wartburg College Tual Dim, Washington Adventist University Xeo Griffa, Wayfinding Academy Stuart Baum, Wayne State University Angela Norris, Wesley Theological Seminary Anthony Price, Wesleyan University Ky’ Achia Atkins, West Virginia State University David Laub, West Virginia University Hannah Fraser, Western Carolina University John Lindstrom, Westminster College Casey Smith, Wheaton College Cameron Conner, Whitman College Ricki Boateng, Widener University Heather Atherton, Wilbur Wright College Sruthi Kodali, William & Mary Shaydaih Williams, William Paterson University Benjamin Ellgen, Winona State University Gabrielle Szydlowski, Wittenberg University Sandra López, Wofford College Gloria Pappaterra, Wright State University Desmond C. Varner, Jr., Xavier University Daud Shad, Yale University