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Blake Calhoun ('15): Choosing U.Va. ‘For All the Wrong Reasons,’ Sociology Major Blake Calhoun Has Thrived

Published April 30, 2015 in Students

Blake Calhoun, from Chesapeake, is tying up her undergraduate experience at the University of Virginia – and it has been a busy one. Despite being chair of the Minority Rights Coalition, a Sustained Dialogue moderator, a College of Arts & Sciences representative on Student Council and the former co-president of the Queer Student Union, Calhoun claims to have “fallen” into leadership positions at U.Va., rather than considering herself a natural leader fit for the positions. 

But as she prepares to head to the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy in the fall to pursue a master’s degree, it’s clear that her impact on U.Va. is far from complete.

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