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Center for Pathway Experiences


The goal of the Center for Pathway Experiences is to enhance the connections to pathway experiences for all undergraduate students. Emphasis of the Center will be placed on promoting opportunities within undergraduate degree programs without formalized pathway programs.

What are Pathway Experiences?

Pathways are significant experiences connected to a student’s post-graduation goals.
  • Internships (on and off campus; paid or unpaid)
  • Student teaching, clinicals, practicums, externships
  • Research (scholarly and/or creative)
  • Entry-level jobs related to field (on or off campus, including part-time jobs or co-ops)
  • Fieldwork/Other activities that provide the student with experience related to their chosen discipline and/or to the student's post-graduation goals
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Pathways Summer Scholarship

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Previous Pathway Scholarship recipients

Katie Byrd Fashion Merchandising BuddyLove Clothing Label Dallas, TX
Cameron Cloud Biological Sciences Bridgewater Psychiatry Gulfport, MS
Talib Gramby Psychology Campt Star Fish Rindge, New Hampshire
Molly Hancock Kinesiology Clinton Therapeutic Recreation  Department Clinton, MS
Jonathan Puckett History MS Department of Archives Jackson, MS
Sarai Bailey Saulters Tourism Sonesta Resorts

Hilton Head, SC

Hannah Scott   The Urban Institute Washington DC
Nima Sherpa toursim Mother's Cantina Ocean City, MD
Amelai Strahan Journalism NBC/The Weekend Show New York City, NY
Morgan VonderBruegge Interior Design Inside Outside Kitchen/Bath Gulfport, MS
Azoia Williams Kinesiology Wesley Merit Health Hattiesburg, MS
Cara Wilson Political Science Chwat Group Washington DC
Katie Ballard Therapeutic Recreation Integrace Copper Ridge Sykesville, MD
Nadjah McLaurin Therapeutic Recreation MacNeal Hospital Berwyn, IL
Jeremy Rooks Dance The Ailey School New York City, NY
Emily Shattles Kinesiology FGH Cardiac Rehab Hattiesburg, MS
ShyAnna Ballard Interior Design Veterans Affairs Biloxi, MS
Kristin Evans Accounting FDIC Financial Management Program Jackson, MS
Samantha Hayes Theatre Berkshire Theatre Group Stockbridge, MA
Samantha Leonard Public Relations Glover Park Group Washington DC
Fayla McCoy Therapeutic Recreation Covenant House Georgia Atlanta, GA
Kaylee Sanders Forensic Science Harrison Co. Sheriff's Department Gulfport, MS
LaQuarius Thomas Marketing/Merchandising Nordstrom  Nashville, MS
Sawyer Walters Criminal Justice Congressman Stephen Palazzo  Washington DC



Pathways Graduation Cord Program

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Center for Pathway Experiences
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