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Department of Politics and International Affairs
Wake Forest University
Kirby Hall 314A
P.O. Box 7568, Winston-Salem, NC 27109
Phone: (336) 758.5449 | FAX: (336) 758.6104 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Alumna Victoria Hill is a 2016 recipient of the Charles Rangel Graduate Fellowship for study in international relations and foreign and governmental affairs. Victoria, who previously earned the Austrian Diplomacy Fulbright Scholarship, has been working in Wake Forest Admissions for several years. This fall she will enter graduate school, funded in large part by the Rangel, for a two year degree one of whose possible outcomes will be in preparation for the Foreign Service. There are up to 30 Rangel Fellowships awarded nationally each year.
We proudly present the roster of students who graduated with honors in 2016.
Terry “TJ” Smith
Nicholas Syris II
Four Politics and International Affairs graduates have been appointed as Wake Forest Fellows:
Brian Hart: Dean of the College
Sarah Hoyle: Office of Personal and Career Development
Terry (T.J.) Smith: Office of the Provost
Camry Wilborn: The Pro Humanitate Institute
“My selection as a fellow means that I have been given a tremendous opportunity to continue to learn and grow while simultaneously giving back to the institution I have to come to love,” said T.J. Smith. “I have the chance to be mentored by a cadre of esteemed leaders in what will be the developmental opportunity of a lifetime.” As a fellow, Smith said, he expects “to gain a new insight and perspective into how the strategic direction and inner mechanics of the University come together to move our community forward.” (Read more…)