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Furman students selected for Millennium Fellowship

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Fourteen Furman University students have been selected for the Millennium Fellowship, a program of the United Nations Academic Impact and Millennium Campus Network.

Launched in 2018, the Millennium Fellowship convenes, challenges and celebrates student leadership that advances the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals on campuses worldwide.

This year, there were more than 15,000 applicants for the fellowship from 1,458 campuses. For the class of 2020, the 14 Furman University Millennium Fellows are among more than 1,400 students selected from 80 campuses across 20 nations. In the United States, 26 campuses  were selected to be Millennium Fellowship partners for 2020.

The 2020 Furman Millennium Fellows include:

Moriah Barr ’21, East Kingston, New Hampshire
Meghan Bullard ’21, Buford, Georgia
Elise Dudley ’21, Charlotte, North Carolina
Emilia Hyland ’21, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Sophie Klass ’21, Marietta, Georgia
Riley Luckmann ’22, Decatur, Georgia
Charlotte Moore ’22, Cincinnati, Ohio
Taylor Moore ’22, Knoxville, Tennessee
Elizabeth Ortiz ’21, Signal Mountain, Tennessee
Zoe Parker ’21, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Rachel Perkins ’21, Charlotte, North Carolina
Imaya Virani ’22, Houston, Texas
Jordan Winiski ’21, Greenville, South Carolina
Shuhan (Jenny) Yue ’22, Zuzhou, China

During fall semester, Millennium Fellows will take action to help advance the United Nations Academic Impact Principles and the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals, such as zero hunger, quality education, and good health and well-being. Collectively, fellows’ projects are estimated to positively impact nearly 980,000 people.

Each student applied with a project that relates to the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals. The program provides training, networking and recognition needed to help students maximize the social impact of their projects. It also offers an alumni network for students after the completion of the semester-long fellowship.

Learn more about the Millennium Fellowship at www.millenniumfellows.org, and contact@mcnpartners.org. Or contact Shi Center for Sustainability Program Coordinator Hannah Dailey at 864-294-3680 (o), and hannah.dailey@furman.edu.

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