Dr. Alicia Powers, an associate professor of health sciences at Furman, is among the finalists for The Greenville News Top 30 Emerging Leaders. Powers, who joined the faculty in 2007, is one of three people nominated in the area of health care. According to the newspaper, the 30 nominees have achieved great things individually and “have done so with a broader vision for moving our community forward, identifying problems and working on solutions.” In addition her teaching duties, Dr. Powers serves as the principal investigator for LiveWell Greenville, a partnership of public and private organizations that aims to make Greenville County a healthier place to live, work and play. You can read more in The Greenville News.