Michelia Pham is enrolled in the School of Journalism at the University of MN as a strategic communications major and management minor student. She is an active member of her community and enjoys helping others. For two years she has worked adamantly at a non-profit organization that helps immigrants and refugees. It has given her the opportunity to build relationships with many people of different races, color and backgrounds. Her other passion includes learning and teaching others about her culture and heritage. She plays a key role in several Vietnamese and Asian student associations and spends time volunteering with organizational events and coordinating group activities. Currently, Michelia is still at the University of Minnesota, expecting to graduate in 2011. She remains active in her community, helping and volunteering around campus.