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Ashley GilliardAshley Gilliard, MA

Hometown: Detroit, MI
Program: 
FTMA

Favorite book (non-academic): God Don’t Like Ugly by Mary Monroe
Favorite study spot:  In the kitchen
My prized possession: My life
3 things I have with me at all times: Driver’s license, cell phone, debit card
Favorite quote: “You can do anything you put your mind to.”

What is your favorite TV show? Law and Order: SVU
What would people be surprised to know about you? I believe people would be surprised to know that I have founded my own tutoring and mentoring program.
What is a cause that you’re passionate about? I am really passionate about helping children.
What brought you to MiSPP and what do you want to do with your degree? I like the small setting and class size.  I want to be able to help the community and educate individuals on how to deal with everyday life.


PsyD Student Spotlight


Lida BisharaLida Bishara, PsyD

Hometown: Warren, MI
Program:
PsyD 

Favorite book (non-academic): The Help by Kathryn Stockett
Favorite study spot: Library
My prized possession: My violin
3 things I have with me at all times: Planner, hand sanitizer, nail file
Favorite quote: “Stay ready so you don’t have to get ready.”

What is your favorite TV show? Friends
What would people be surprised to know about you? I play in an orchestra, and I have been playing the violin for 15 years.
What is a cause that you’re passionate about? I am passionate about learning and understanding ore about multicultural issues.  I would enjoy traveling and learning more about other cultures and worldviews.
What brought you to MiSPP and what do you want to do with your degree? I feel as it the humanistic aspect fits well with my personality.  I enjoy the personalized feel to the school which is really apparent in the faculty and staff.


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