Strada Scholar Imani Burke

INSTITUTION: Bowie State University, a 5,500-student university located in Prince George's County, Maryland. Founded in 1865, it is one of the 10 o...

September 8, 2022
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INSTITUTION: Bowie State University, a 5,500-student university located in Prince George's County, Maryland. Founded in 1865, it is one of the 10 oldest HBCUs in the nation and is part of the University System of Maryland. HOMETOWN: New York City MAJOR: English Education Growing up, Imani Burke had the heart of a teacher. She devoured books and liked to tutor her peers and help her teachers grade student work. 'A pivotal role that teachers played for me was mainly in my English classes because I feel like English, with linguistics and language and writing, as well, that was really helpful with expressing yourself,' Burke said.