Commonwealth engineers STEP-UP

Story/Video posted March 27, 2019 in Arts & Entertainment by Nouran El-Ashry.


Each year students participate in STEP-UP, a transition program that targets minority students at commonwealth campuses. The event lasts the entire weekend and includes workshops filled with information that will ease students' transition to the University Park campus. Students get a chance to create a network before they actually arrive on the campus. The event is a collaboration between Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), Society of Women Engineers (SWE), and National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE).

Video filmed by Nouran El-Ashry and edited by Tateyana Frazier.


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Nouran El-Ashry

Senior / Photojournalism and Rehabilitation & Human Services

Nouran El-Ashry is a senior at Pennsylvania State University with a double major to become a future photojournalist aiding to break stigmas of mental health. As the social media chair for the Rehabilitation & Human Services Club, she aids the club in spreading awareness about disability, advocacy, and mental health. After graduation, she would like to work in either field to provide the skills she’s gained from two different colleges to positively affect the lives of others.

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Tateyana Frazier

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Tateyana Frazier is from New York City, graduating in Spring 2019. She is a transfer student from Penn State Hazleton and has experience in radio, print, interviewing, and production. Tateyana became interested in working as an international reporter after studying in the United Kingdom. After graduating she wishes to use Broadcast Journalism, along with her education and minor in Natural Science to report internationally on Global Health concerns and conflicts.

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