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City College Fellowships Program

Mellon May Fellows

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 Miriam Abdullah
Miriam Abdullah

Miriam Abdullah, a Palestinian American, was born in Brooklyn, New York, and later relocated to Staten Island with her family. Growing up in a first generation household, Miriam was surrounded by Middle Eastern culture . She attended public schools throughout the city and enrolled in Islamic ... Read More >>>

 Orubba Almansouri
Orubba Almansouri
Orruba was born and raised in Yemen.  In 2006, she traveled with her family to New York and started high school. There she discovered her passion for knowledge and now endeavors to earn a higher education, which her family and traditions have not previously allowed.  Her passion for writing an ... Read More >>>
 Keevin Brown
Keevin Brown
Keevin Brown is a Harlem-based writer, editor-in-chief of “The Paper: A Medium for People of African Descent,” music producer, and scholar.  He is currently a Black Studies major and Journalism minor ... Read More>>>
 Gabriella Clemente
Gabriella Clemente
Gabriella Clemente has a calling to understand how things work, to capture the beauty of these processes, and to express it.  As a pure mathematics major, she is learning ways to give her calling—and her intuitions—a definite form ... Read More >>>
 Tameekia Cooper 
Tameekia Cooper
Tameekia Imani Cooper (preferably called Imani) was born in Queens, New York. She moved to New Rochelle, New York as a child where she currently lives. As a young girl two things deeply moved Imani, books and track & field. At age seven Imani joined a youth track club. She trained and competed ... Read More>>>
Alycia Hall 
Alycia Hall
Alycia Hall is one of five children born in New York to Jamaican parents.  In 2008, she graduated from the Baccalaureate School for Global Education and began her college career at a small liberal arts college in South Hadley, MA called Mount Holyoke College ... Read More>>>

 Betsy Marmol
Betsy Marmol

Betsy Marmol, a native New Yorker, is a History major in the BA/MA program. She transferred to CCNY after graduating with honors from Bronx Community College, where she developed a passion for history. Her experience tutoring fellow students inspired her to pursue a career in academia ... Read More >>>

 Wendyliz Martinez 
Wendyliz Martinez
Wendyliz Martinez is a first generation American born and raised in the Bronx.  Her interest in English literature, which began while attending Aquinas High School, is rooted in her struggle to unite her "American" identity with her "Dominican" identity ... Read More >>>
 Sophia Monegro
Sophia Monegro
Upon entering college, majoring in English was an easy decision for Sophia and choosing a Women Studies minor came naturally.  She wants to contribute to the literary community by voicing her unique Hispanic, feminist perspective ... Read More>>>
 Zulai Romero
Zulai Romero
Zulai is currently a History major in the BA/MA program. A queer native New Yorker, and the third child of Colombian immigrant parents, she is no stranger to pluralities of identity, and the social/political/economic tensions that can arise because of them ... Read More>>>