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Franklin & Marshall College
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Franklin & Marshall College (Lancaster, Pennsylvania)

Undergraduate Population: 2,298
U.S. Department of College Scorecard: Graduation rate, majors, costs, salaries
Official Website: https://www.fandm.edu/
Social Media: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube
College Newspaper: The College Reporter


 

Melanie Dios
Hometown: Newark, NJ
High School: Science Park High School
Year in School: Class of 2022
Major: Double Major in Public Health and Government
Melanie’s Places: President of Latinx Prayer and Head Resident Assistant, Franklin Fellow Mentor, Member of African Drumming Ensemble, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Hardwood Scholar
Reach out to Melanie on Instagram and LinkedIn: @life_with_dios | LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/melanie-dios-maldonado-72a6b319a/


 

Hermela Assefa
Hometown: Northern Virginia
High School: Justice High School
Year in School: Junior
Major: Public Health with a Sociology Concentration
Hermela’s Places: Co-President of African Caribbean Association (ACA), STEM Impressionists Program (SIP) Member, Resident Advisor for 2019-2020 Academic Year, Harwood Leadership Scholar, Marshall Fellowship Scholar, Mehlman Scholar, William H. Gray Jr. Scholar, SISTERS Member
Reach out to Hermela on Instagram and LinkedIn: @hermela__ (two underscores) or LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/hermela-assefa/


 

Diamond Miller
Hometown: Parsippany, NJ
High School: Dublin School
Year in School: Class of 2022
Major: Currently Neuroscience , past major Biology
Diamond’s Places: I am a part of two executive boards for the African Carribean Association and for the Minority Association of Premedical Students; I am also a House Advisor this coming year among the upperclassman, and I am also apart of the Harwood scholars which is a leadership program on campus.
Reach out to Diamond on Instagram: @diamondmiller._


Melanie, Diamond, and Hermela discuss mental health as a First-Gen student


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Links from Franklin & Marshall College Conversation:

Wight Foundation link: https://www.wightfoundation.org/
African Caribbean Association instagram page is @fandm_aca
Cooperman Scholars program: http://coopermanscholars.org/
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: https://www.hsf.net/scholarship
The Wight Foundation: https://www.wightfoundation.org/
Newark’s Promise: https://www.instagram.com/newarkspromise/
African Caribbean Association: https://www.instagram.com/fandm_aca/?hl=en
Bonchek Peer Leaders https://www.fandm.edu/bonchek-house/people/bonchek-peer-leaders
The Marshall Fellows Program: https://www.fandm.edu/college-houses/the-marshall-fellows-program
SISTERS:  https://www.fandm.edu/campus-life/clubs/sisters
Institute for East African Councils on Higher Ed. https://www.ieacouncils.org/
United for Social Justice http://u4sj.org/
AVID https://justicehs.fcps.edu/academics/avid

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