Ellie Walsh

Ellie Walsh, Class of 2012: History Major; Community Studies Minor

Community Studies Minor Ellie Walsh '12 completed an Honors thesis in History (John Minson Galt's Lecture on Idiocy: Cognitive Disability before the Civil War).    "Engaging with local children with disability issues weekly, I also founded a campus organization Campus Buddies, to coordinate volunteer activities, academic resources, and community assets surrounding disability issues, as well as create a space for dialogue, education, and collaboration," says Ellie about her experience.  Ms. Walsh begins her first year at the Peabody College at Vanderbilt University this fall, pursuing a Masters in Secondary Social Studies Education.