Athens, Ga. -Marian Higgins, a graduate student in the University of Georgia College of Education, has received a Southern Association of Colleges and Employers Research Fellowship.
Higgins, a native of Little Rock, Ark., is a doctoral student in the student affairs administration program in the department of counseling and human development services.
The fellowship will support Higgins’ dissertation research by covering some of the expenses to conduct a qualitative study on the intersection of race, class and gender on the career development process of women at women’s colleges.
Higgins currently serves in UGA’s Career Center as associate director of diversity programs and as a career consultant for students in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Higgins received her master’s in counseling from the University of Memphis in 2004 and a bachelor’s from Wesleyan University in 2000.