UConn Senior Named Pickering Fellow

Guerlina Philogene ’24 poses for a photo in the Business Building on Jan. 26, 2024. (Sydney Herdle/UConn Photo)


University of Connecticut student Guerlina Philogene ’24 (BUS, CLAS) has been named a fellow in the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Graduate Program, which is funded by the United States Department of State and administered by Howard University.

The Pickering Program prepares students for foreign service careers in the Department of State and welcomes the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the State Department.

Philogene grew up in Stamford after immigrating from Haiti as a young girl. She originally attended Norwalk Community College before enrolling at UConn and is a European business, analytics and information management, and German studies major.


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