ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2018
United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2018, students applied to join the Class of 2018 on 285 campuses across 57 nations. 30 campuses worldwide (just 11%) were selected to host the 402 Millennium Fellows in the global pilot this year.
The Class of 2018 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. During the Millennium Fellowship, Millennium Fellows' dedicated 48,785 hours and their 214 unique projects positively impacted the lives of 393,449 people worldwide.
UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT CHRISTY LITZ, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2018.
Furman University | South Carolina, United States | Advancing SDG 1 & UNAI 10
" I am elated to join the Millennium Fellows in a network of young adults who are striving for sustainability, equity, and compassion for all. No single person can do it all, but together we are powerful. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Fostering Connection
Fostering Connection highlights the importance of legal access specifically for former foster youth. This semester I set a goal to apply for 2 grants for the Pendleton Place and I was able to go through the entire process for one grant and I am currently working on the second.
About the Millennium Fellow
Christy Litz is a rising junior at Furman University in Greenville, SC. She is majoring in Biology with an interdisciplinary minor in Medicine Health and Culture. With strong interests in both medicine and law, she is considering medical and legal careers that assist people who need a determined, dedicated advocate. Other passions include promoting healthy habits on campus, educational awareness of the refugee crisis, fostering friendships between American and international students, and serving in the local community. Her lesser known hobbies are photography, reading, and playing piano. Christy is thrilled to have the opportunity to join other students in promoting awareness and implementation of the SDGs and UNAI principles on Furman’s campus.