Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Postsecondary Success

April 18, 2018

Episode 18: Giving Voice to College Students

“Giving Voice to College Students” explores the reality of being a college student in 2018.  Three students—Jennifer Alberti, Monique Gatling, and Joshua Stuart—candidly recount their experiences getting into and succeeding in college.

Guest Bios

Jennifer Alberti is a freshman at the University of Maryland, College Park. She is a first-generation college student and a member of the Incentive Awards Program, which provides resources and financial support to students.



Monique Gatling is a first-semester senior at Norfolk State University majoring in political science with a concentration in public administration. Monique is the 2017-2018 president of Norfolk State’s political science association.



Joshua Stuart is a fourth-year student at the University of Virginia majoring in psychology and music. He is a juvenile probation officer in Charlottesville and a youth mentor.




Moderator Bio

Casey Green

Casey Green, the moderator and co-producer of To A Degree, is the founding director of The Campus Computing Project, the largest continuing study of eLearning and information technology in American higher education. Check out his blog, Digital Tweed, and follow him on Twitter at @DigitalTweed.



To A Degree is produced for the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation by G2 Education. Jinny Goldstein, the co-founder of G2Ed, is the executive producer of To A Degree.