Bernard Honored by Carnegie Mellon’s Alumni Association
Student Service Award: Heather Bernard
Senior chemistry major and HPP student Heather Bernard was among 19 individuals Carnegie Mellon University’s Alumni Association honored during its 2010 Homecoming Weekend.
Faculty, staff and fellow students recognize Bernard (Chemistry '11) as a leader and mentor who is poised to become a compassionate physician. She is involved in countless activities such as the Highland Ambassadors, Chemistry Student Activities Council, Women in Science, COMPASS, Minority Association for Pre-Health Students, National Society of Black Engineers, Black Student Advisory Council and SPIRIT. She is the co-creator of a special-interest housing community called SPICE, which stands for "Speak Peace Inspire Change and Empower." Bernard's impact extends beyond campus through tutoring high school students and interpreting for Spanish-speaking patients at Salud Para Niños, a bilingual clinic at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.
For more information about all of the alumni and students being honored at the Alumni Awards Ceremony & Reception, see: http://www.cmu.edu/news/archive/2010/November/nov4_alumniawards.shtml