Does being the next Olivia Pope, a White House communications director, sound fun? Or how about Public Relations Specialist Samantha Jones? At the University of Mississippi, the Meek School of Journalism and New Media has produced notable alumni and continues to inspire students to dream big.
“Ten days before my due date, my mom had to go into emergency c-section,” said Emily Bolling, a University of Mississippi senior speech pathology major. “This was because I was having seizures, and the doctors were afraid I would have a stroke during labor.”
At the young age of 24, Victoria Mekus had finished school, established a career and battled cancer.
Karen Krikorian’s life as a special education teacher has changed since graduating in May. She knew she always wanted to be a special education teacher because of her brother Michael Krikorian, 20, who has Asperger’s.
Raised in St. Louis, Peyton Dixon never imaged his music hobby would become a source of income. From making music videos with friends to performing on stage at multiple events, his love for music started at age 14.