Ashley Causey was a Special Education major at Winthrop University. She was a Lecture and Diversity Chair of the DiGiorgio Student Union bringing various acts to campus to promote awareness about different cultures to Winthrop’s community. Ashley is a McNair Scholar and studied how colleges of education can incorporate multicultural education in their teacher preparation program. She was also Vice President of Internal Diversity Training for Multicultural Student Council. Ashley plans to attend graduate school for Educational Leadership with a focus in advocacy and policy. In the future, Ashley hopes to work with building connections between communities and schools.