Students Selected for National Student Policy Group Leadership Roles

Meredith MorrisonCONWAY, Ark. (August 14, 2014) – Meredith Morrison ’15 was elected to serve the Roosevelt Institute Campus Network’s five-member Student Board of Advisors (SBA) at the group’s Hyde Park Leadership Summit this summer.

Roosevelt Institute Campus Network is a national student-run think tank affiliated with the Roosevelt Institute. The student advisory board represents the interests and concerns of chapters and members and provides guidance and counsel to the New York City office team, while representing the student voice.

Morrison, an international relations major from Greenfield, Mo., previously served as the new chapters coordinator for the southern region and co-chair of the Hendrix chapter. She has also published her work in the group’s 10 ideas series and presented at the 2013 Roosevelt Policy Expo.

Jill Nguyen ’15, an international relations major from Hanoi, Vietnam, was named external engagement coordinator for the group’s leadership team, a core group of students that guide and implement network strategy in their region. In her role, Nguyen will be tasked with finding ways to raise the profile of the Network. 

This summer, the Hendrix student chapter of Roosevelt Institute Campus Network was nominated for best chapter of the year. 

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the sixth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country’s “Up and Coming” liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report.  Hendrix is featured in the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, as well as the 2014 Princeton Review’s The Best 378 Colleges, Forbes magazine's list of America's Top Colleges, and the 2014 Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit www.hendrix.edu