Class of Millennium Fellows includes Barrett Honors College students out to change the world

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January 2, 2019

Arizona State University has no shortage of students who are passionate about changing the world, and many have launched startups and formed nonprofits to make a difference.

Elijah Smith

Elijah Smith, a Barrett Honors College student and Millennium Fellow, created a project to redirect unused M&G dollars into purchases of food for the needy.





Now, 28 students in the ASU community who are among the most driven to create social impact have become connected, sharing resources, influence and knowledge as the Class of 2018 Millennium Fellowship, sponsored by the United Nations. This is the first cohort of Millennium Fellows hosted by ASU, which had the largest group of any university. Worldwide, there were 530 fellows at 30 universities, 17 of them American schoolsThe U.S. campuses were: Alma College, ASU, Becker College, Brandeis University, Concordia University, Cornell University, Furman University, Georgetown University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Jarvis Christian College, Lynn University, Moravian College, Northeastern University, Rollins College, Spelman College, University of California, Davis and the University of Pennsylvania..

The juniors and seniors are among the most accomplished students on campus. Most are in Barrett, The Honors College and several are ASU Tillman Scholars. Read more.

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