Shaniece Criss, assistant professor of health sciences at Furman University, and Travelers Rest city councilwoman, is among the Upstate’s “25 Most Beautiful” in 2019. “Through public health, I can create interventions that empower people to make healthy decisions, as well as cultivate environments where people are supported in that goal,” she said. Read more about her philosophy in The Greenville News. Earlier this year Criss was named to the 2019 class of ChangeMakers by the Jefferson Awards Foundation. You can read more about Criss in these Furman News stories.