Tanea Lunsford became the first in her family to graduate from college this year- not just any college, but Columbia University. It was a leap for a kid with no money who had to grow up without her parents.
Yaqiao Li proudly wears the white coat of a research associate as she gazes into a microscope at the Gladstone Institute,...
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To find San Francisco native Tyre Ellison now, you would have to go to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where he is a fellow with the prestigious Coro Fellows Program. It is a nine-month, graduate-level program in leadership training, and a long way from the Sunnydale Projects where he grew up.
Pasang Wangmo is just one new freshman face in the crowd at Oxford College at Emory University in Georgia.
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