Students, MCD Program Spotlight

With MCD Student Leo'el Jackson
"Since graduating from college, my main focus has been on keeping people in their homes and creating housing opportunities for people who do not have a home."       ~(MCD) Student Leo'el Jackson — Rochester, NY
with MCD student Samuel Scott
"Mercy Corps in Ketgum was where I had my richest experience as a leader and developed a business skills training program to benefit over three hundred refugees"       ~(MCD) Student Samuel Scott — Durham, NC
with MCD student Christina Scenna
"My desire is to learn more about how organizational processes can motivate and influence human behavior within communities"       ~(MCD) Student Christina Scenna — Exeter, NH  
with MCD student Pat Saley
"I firmly believe that when an individual is granted access to a wide spectrum of supportive resources, they can accomplish their endeavors"       ~(MCD) Student Pat Sales — Milford, CT
with MCD student Stacey Purslow
"My interst is not anything to do with economic development but people having a place to share ideas, improve lives and communities, overcome differences, build trust, and create something new and better"       ~(MCD) Student Stacey Purslow — Rochester, New Hampshire  
with MCD student Myriam Narcisse
"I am committed to the empowerment, safety, health, and well-being of adolescent girls and their communities"       ~(MCD) Student Myriam Narcisse — Miami, FL  
with MCD student Rebecca Waugh
"Growing up in relatively rural New Hampshire, I've always wanted to be able to play an impactful role in the community where I live"       ~(MCD) Student Rebecca Waugh — New Hampshire
with MCD student Madison Baranoski
"By gaining an M.A. in Community Development and Policy, I will how to dream bigger. I will know how to make it real"       ~(MCD) Student Madison Baranoski — North Conway, NH
with MCD student Chase Eagleson
"My desire is to continue to act as a researcher, gaining knowledge and understanding into papers and projects focused around the study of socioeconomic analysis as well as sustainable and equitable economics"       ~(MCD) Student Chase Eagleson — Hampton, New Hampshire
with MCD student Bienfiat Polepole
"I would like to help develop a host home project for refugees here in the Seacoast area of New Hampshire or perhaps statewide"       ~(MCD) Student Bienfiat Polepole — Rochester, NH
with MCD student Caitlyn Fulton
"I am excited to apply to the Master's in Community Development program through the Carsey School at UNH. I believe my entrance into the program is a natural next step for my career development in the field of disability advocacy and justice work. I also believe my unique experiences and...
with MCD student-athlete Nazim Derry
"I grew up in a really bad neighborhood where, you know, you see your friends go down the wrong path. You see many people with talents–just wasted. And it's not their fault, they have no guidance. I just want to help the kids who really want the best for themselves in my community. Give them the...