Student on the Move!
Machhdie Assi is on the move. A senior at UM-Dearborn, Machhadie is working on two degrees, a Bachelor of Science in biological science and a Bachelor of Arts in criminology and criminal justice, as she plans to pursue a legal career.
Machhadie had multiple internships over the past year, including a fall internship with the Washtenaw County Public Defender and a summer internship for The Washington Center (TWC) in Washington, D.C. While in interning with TWC, she received the Global Citizenship Award for honoring diversity by fostering communities among diverse populations. During the same period, she interned at the Arab/American Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) and even represented the agency on a television broadcast. She also interned and worked part-time at the Global Language Network.
On campus, Machhadie was a Student Mentor and Teaching Assistant in the course, Forensic Science Evidence and was the recipient of the Meeting of Minds XXIX 2016 Certificate of Merit, which highlights student research, creative endeavors, and student-faculty collaborations. She is currently the President of the Pre-Law Association and she was the first one to institute a celebration of National Law Day on this campus. This proud mother of three also continues to be a positive force in her community, including The Wolverine Leadership Cohort (Winter 2017), a global representative for She is the first - University of Michigan Dearborn Chapter, and she was recently selected as a Difference Maker 2016-2017. Faculty and staff nominate students who are making a difference now and have the potential to have impact as future leaders.
Machhadie Assi is certainly an outstanding representative of the Criminology and Criminal Justice program. Keep up your good work and continued success!