Maya Lilly

Activist alumna tackles climate change

August 3, 2020

Alumna and artist Maya Lilly is a film, TV and digital media producer, specializing in…

Melissa Simmons

Recent grad prepares to teach science

July 26, 2020

Melissa Simmons wants to change the public’s perception of what a scientist looks like.

Kristen Patterson

Scientist alumna eyes greener future

July 20, 2020

As a young girl, Kristen Patterson had big ideas about helping the planet. She still…

Giulia Heyward and her work

Alumna makes global impact as journalist

July 12, 2020

Giulia Heyward found her journalistic voice at New College. She has been amplifying it ever…

Dajé Austrie

2020 grad is activist, scientist and educator

July 6, 2020

Longtime activist and youth mentor Dajé Austrie, who graduated in May, begins his career as…

Donovan Brown '13

Alum inspires global dialogue on tolerance

June 29, 2020

Peace Corps volunteer Donovan Brown ’13, a New College alum and activist, has spent years…

Snousha Glaude '12

Alumna and author turns human rights activism into art

June 29, 2020

Snousha Glaude ’12 wrote the book, Sometimes It Rains, about self-discovery and cultural dialogue—issues at…

Gera Peoples ’94

A changemaker in a changing society

June 22, 2020

New College alumnus Gera Peoples ’94 pursued a legal career to “become an agent of…

Ariel Powell ’15

Alumna has passion for policy reform and justice

June 22, 2020

The more Ariel Powell learns about Florida’s educational system, the more she finds policies that…