- College Advising Corps
Ashley Gemma AY2017-18
Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academy
Ashley Gemma graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science and History from the University of Rhode Island. There, she focused her studies on issues of inequality both domestically and internationally, developing her passion for increasing access to higher education. While enrolled at the University of Rhode Island, Ashley served as a peer ambassador to international students and was a member of the Undergraduate Advisory Committee. At graduation, she received the University Academic Excellence award for her achievements both inside and outside the classroom. After spending a year as a graduate teaching assistant for American Government and International Relations at the University of Rhode Island, Ashley discovered her love for teaching and advising students. While serving students at Blackstone Valley Prep as a part of the College Advising Corps, Ashley is dedicated to using her experiences to increase access to education and assist students on their journey beyond high school.