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Christine's Story

Christine Severin
Criminology and Criminal Justice, 2014

Christine worked as an intern in the Political Science Department at the University of South Carolina.

From the experience of Graduating with Leadership Distinction I learned how to reflect on my leadership experiences, while also gaining a great sense of why my college experience has been so important to me. One of the most important lessons that kept resurfacing throughout the creation of my portfolio was just one common theme.

As I reflected on each of my experiences, I kept thinking continuously to myself: imagine what’s possible.”




Graduate with Leadership Distinction in Professional and Civic Engagement

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