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Student Profiles

Bowie State students are on their way to greatness. These profiles highlight how our students are preparing for successful futures.

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Nichelle HicksDiscovering Passion in Work and Play: Nichelle Hicks is equally passionate about technology and theater, splitting her time at Bowie State University between computer technology classes and lighting design in the Fine and Performing Arts Center. Learn more.


Cierra CampbellBroadcaster Finds Community: When Cierra Campbell describes life at Bowie State University, her excitement is contagious and her school pride is sincere. Learn more.



Brandon Van DykeA Dream to Serve: Brandon Van Dyke always knew he wanted to serve his country. Bowie State’s ROTC program has armed him with the tools to achieve his ultimate goal. Learn more.



Ovando BrownFrom Graphic Design to Going Green: An advertising design student, Ovando’s passion for art and sustainability transformed his college experience. Learn more.



Maha AlzubaidiA Quest for a Cure: Maha is a transfer student and biology major preparing to use her knowledge on a journey to cure the seemingly incurable. Learn more.



Travonne WalkerDream Becoming Reality: A fashion design student, Travonne is making her mark on the industry--first, with designing fashions on a grand stage, and now launching her own fashion collection. Learn more.



Shannon JohnsonThe Best of Both Worlds: Computer technology major Shannon has loved computers as far back as she can remember. While exploring her major, she discovered a way to incorporate her second passion - art. Learn more.



Unlocking Life’s Mysteries: A California native, Kayla received a full scholarship through the university’s Honors Program that set her on the path to achieving her dreams of becoming a scientist. Learn more.



Marrying Business and Tech: Dhoruba had always had an interest in running his own business, however, taking a challenging computer science class unlocked an innate passion for technology. Learn more.



Richard Lucas the ThirdGot to Represent: Richard dreams of becoming a U.S. Senator – he has found a variety of opportunities to explore his passion for politics as history and government major and student leader. Learn more.



Amber BirtChanging the Game: An aspiring video game artist, Amber found a community of diverse students who feed her creativity. She plans to break barriers as a female in the traditionally male-dominated video gaming field. Learn more.



Briana MathisRocking the Red Carpet: Briana plans to use her communications degree to become an entertainment reporter and interview celebrities on the red carpet. She found the confidence to reach for her dreams. Learn more.