Alumni English Journalism Lawrence Herbert School of Communication Liberal Arts Standout Student Student Life

Stand Out Student: Grace Gavilanes ’13

Senior Grace Gavilanes is a Honors College student majoring in print journalism and English literature. On campus, she is active in Ed2010, a magazine networking club, the non-profit She's the First, and the Society for Collegiate Journalists, among others. Currently a web intern at Glamour magazine, Grace has done eight other internships through her college career, including three 'virtual' internships where she wrote, researched and edited from her dorm room. She also volunteers as a language instructor with AmeriCorps program, teaching English to native Spanish and French speakers. In the last year, she has been awarded scholarships from the New York Women in Communications Foundation, the Long Island Press Club and the School of Communication alumni association. After graduation, she hopes to pursue a career as a web journalist in the magazine industry or for a non-profit.

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Karla Schuster

Karla Schuster has been assistant vice president of university relations at Hofstra University since October 2009.

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