2012 Student Spotlight

Tammy Jolene Atha

(Class of 2013)

photo of Tammy Jolene Atha"Miami provided me with the opportunity to work side-by-side with my fellow students, professors, and staff to make my Miami experience the best it could have been."

Read what Tammy had to say about Miami's Creative Writing major and the Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Program.

Rashay Davis

(Class of 2014)

photo of Rashay Davis"Outside of my academic experiences, I have been a part of numerous organizations … I have made life-long friends and gained tons of leadership experience."

Read what Rashay had to say about her extra-curricular activities at Miami and her future plans.

Jonathan Korte

(Class of 2013)

photo of Jonathan Korte"[Studying abroad] really has a profound affect on you as a person … I think that's true for anyone who studies abroad, but when you go to a place where you see such drastic differences in the life of people there and the life of people here, seeing people living in cardboard boxes or landfills, versus coming back here, especially to a place like Miami, it's just such a huge difference."

Read what Jonathan had to say about his experiences in Central and South America.

Katie Arlinghaus

(Class of 2013)

photo of Katie Arlinghaus"Through daily trips to local neighborhood markets to purchase fresh ingredients before each lesson, I didn't just learn about market culture but was able to experience it … It was just so much fun. Mundane textbooks become so much more interesting because you know what you're talking about."

Read what Katie had to say about her experiences in Mexico.

Alyssa Di Cara

(Class of 2013)

photo of Alyssa Di Cara"I am very happy to be an ITS major because it enabled me to take classes from many departments. The core requirements are composed of classes in international studies, geography, history, political science, anthropology, and economics … These classes challenged me to think about the international system from different perspectives."

Read what Alyssa had to say about the International Studies Program and faculty at Miami.