Author: Marlese Lessing

Meet undergraduate Paige Gorman

Seventh semester senior Paige Gorman calls herself a “nerd for community service” and has worked in a soup kitchen for the homeless as well as in nursing homes. In addition, she is a Difference Makers Scholarship recipient. An Enfield resident, Gorman is actively involved in her sorority, Alpha Phi. She enjoys cooking and volunteering for […]

Meet undergraduate Kaniz Koli

A first generation college student in her family, Kaniz Koli was born in Bangladesh before moving to the United States. She is a seventh semester diagnostic genetic sciences major here at UConn. In addition, Koli is a Difference Makers Scholarship recipient and enjoys traveling, reading, genetic research and religious study. She is part of UConn […]

Meet undergraduate Dawa Lama

Dawa Lama is a senior Nepalese student, majoring in allied health sciences. A certified nursing assistant and member of the Nepalese Student Association, as well as a full-time UConn student, Dawa has been living in the United States for four years now. She received the Difference Makers Scholarship last semester. Dawa enjoys dancing, playing guitar […]