Class of 2019: Graduate Profiles


They've done the work, and now they're ready to walk the Lawn. Get to know a few of the most recent Curry School grads.

  • Kimalee Dickerson: Educational Psychology - Applied Developmental Science


    "The skills, knowledge, and networks I developed at Curry helped prepare and position me for leadership opportunities."

    Read Kimalee's Story
  • Melanie Turner: Speech-Communication Disorders


    "The opportunity to create a full-fledged study based on my own research question was a unique opportunity for which I am extremely grateful."

    Read Melanie's Story
  • Melanie Falls: Curriculum & Instruction


    "While I've been at Curry, I've been so amazed by the wonderful people I have met. The professors at Curry are so giving of themselves for their students' success."

    Read Melanie's Story
  • Master of Science in Athletic Training's Inaugural Class


    This year, the Athletic Training program at the Curry School continues its trailblazing legacy as it graduates its first class of students in the revised professional athletic training master’s program.

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  • Lillie Neal: Kinesiology


    “I don’t want this to be a story about how I’m helping someone and giving them so much of my time. It’s more of a two-way street. We learn so much from each other and I just really love doing it.”

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  • Bridget Guy: Higher Education


    "It wasn't long into my M.Ed. program and my internship at the Curry Foundation that I realized creating impact was at the core of everything this school does." (Photo courtesy of the Virginia Athletics Media Relations Office.)

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  • Chris Baxter: Counselor Education


    For 8 years, Chris Baxter worked his dream job at ESPN. Eventually, however, he had a desire to make an impact in students' lives and enrolled in the Curry School's Counselor Education program.

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  • Lauren Mims: Educational Psychology: Applied Developmental Science


    Lauren Mims was so moved by Michelle Obama’s memoir, “Becoming,” that she has created a curriculum around the book.

    Read Lauren's story