The FYD faculty is thrilled to announce that Jamie (Dowdy) Alexander (NCSU, FYD 2010 MS graduate) recently received her PhD from Oklahoma State University in the Department of Human Development and Family Science. Jamie successfully defended her dissertation Male and Female: Career Development of African American Athletes and Non-Athletes, in June and now is officially Dr. Jamie Alexander! We are honored and proud to have been a part of your academic career!
Rasha El-Beshti is an MS 2014 graduate of the FYD program. Throughout her undergraduate education, Rasha worked with various community youth development programs. Knowing that she wanted to spend her life serving disadvantaged populations, she enrolled at North Carolina State University in the Masters of Science in Family Life and Youth Development program. As a result of her FYD studies, she now is a Research Associate at Penn State’s Military Clearinghouse for Family Readiness.