“This was the very first nomination that I received where I felt viscerally that I had to pursue the opportunity, one that taps all of my experience and skills.”
In the aftermath of 9/11, Belliard knew he was going to enlist in the military before he even graduated high school. “I had my mom sign off on the delayed entry program, which meant that as soon as I graduated I was going to join the forces.”
Eltouzkhy expressed gratitude at achieving tenure, a key career milestone for most academics. Being a member of a unique team of faculty and students working on improving people’s education, psychological and physical wellbeing is the most rewarding part of his career.
“As a result of the kind and compassionate tone he has set as a leader, the School of Communication is one of the most collegial and truly interdisciplinary places I’ve ever worked”
“I was often the only woman in the room,” Rep. Donna Shalala (D-Florida) said when reflecting on her storied career as an academic, government official and prominent female figure.
“The University of Miami has an extremely diverse and talented student body, and many students are committed to service and the betterment of the world around them”
“You get to be a social worker, a psychologist, a counselor,” said UMPD Crime Prevention Officer Alexandra Martinez on the meaning of police work. “You get to be a superhero.”
“But I did all of that,” Jean said.