Ala Tiatia dreams of one day performing on Broadway. Originally from the small town of Ridgecrest, California, Tiatia wanted to attend American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) in New York after high school, but couldn’t afford the tuition. Read the rest of Ala's story.
Communication Department Professor
Leola McClure grew up with her family “front and center,” supporting her throughout her academic pursuits, even though they didn’t always understand exactly what it was she was doing. Read the rest of Leola's story.