2013 Truman Scholarship Nominees
October 4, 2012
Congratulations to Drexel’s nominees for the Truman Scholarship for Public Service – Cory Czuczman and Nora Meighan.
Cory Czuczman is a Junior Psychology major, with a concentration in Sociology. Cory works as a lab assistant in the Autism Research Lab here at Drexel and is a Peer Mentor in the Autism Support Program. In addition, Cory is the Drexel Community Scholar for the James Wright Recreational Center in Mantua, where he has worked to start up and sustain a tutoring program.
Cory is interested in pursuing a PhD in Social Neuropsychology in order to better understand the intersection of the brain and poverty.
Nora Meighan is a Junior Anthropology major, with minors in Politics and Spanish. Nora is the Drexel Community Scholar for LIFT Philadelphia, where she works with low-income clients and with Drexel student volunteers. Nora is currently working at a community museum in Oaxaca, Mexico.
Nora hopes to further study anthropology with the goal of crafting a community-informed and empowered approach to local economic development.
The Truman Scholarship is a highly prestigious national scholarship and mentoring program for students passionately committed to careers in public service, including education and non-profit sectors. Interested students should look at the Truman website and email Rona Buchalter, Director, Drexel Fellowships Office.