Clarissa Beavers is a second-year graduate student who balances her time pursuing a PhD in Administration of Higher Education, working in the Office of Communication and Marketing in the College of Liberal Arts (OCM CLA), and making the most of her free time.
Beavers contributes to the communications and marketing efforts in CLA by working on a variety of projects in web design, accessibility, web analytics, search engine optimization, editing, document design and writing. She also focuses on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and student recruitment and retention.
Beavers, who graduated from Bowling Green State University (undergraduate) and Wright State University (master's degree), discovered Auburn through the DiCE program offered by BGPSA (Black Graduate and Professional Student Association).
"DiCE truly was an unforgettable experience that I recommend to anyone who’s first-generation, identifies in an underrepresented background, and wants to be in a community of scholars. This is how I found out about my program, and it’s really a great opportunity for students who identify from diverse backgrounds of all kinds," Beavers said.