Achieving education goals through hands-on experience, mentorship, and perseverance

Felicia Davenport earned her Bachelor of Science degree in the University of Maryland, College Park Public Health Science degree program at Shady Grove. Ms. Davenport persevered through financial and family challenges to earn her degree and was selected as the commencement speaker for the School of Public Health’s graduation ceremony at the College Park campus in 2014. Through the Public Health Science program, she held internships at The Women's Collective and The Circle of Rights, Inc., which provided stroke prevention education, and benefited from valuable relationships with her professors.