Charlotta Chung '08, of Clifton Park, NY, participated in the
Roosevelt Policy Expo 2007 in Washington, D.C. in July. It is
an event of the Roosevelt Institute, the only "think tank" devoted
to public policy written by students.
Chung gave a presentation published in the Institute's "25
Ideas for Working Families in America," on ways to combat child poverty
in New York State. It is the same topic Chung addressed in her proposal
for the Truman
Fellowship, which she won.
Chung, a sociology and
participated in St. Lawrence's
study in Denmark in the spring and
is a member of the Omicron Delta Kappa leadership honorary. She was awarded a
2006 University Fellowship,
researching the topic "In God We Trust: Examining the Role of Faith-Based Organizations in
Community." Chung is president of the University's Intervarsity Christian Fellowship and a
community mentor in the Center for Civic
Engagement and Leadership. She has participated in an internship with the
St. Lawrence County Department of Social Services and has also studied in China.
Posted: August 30, 2007