Photograph courtesy of Sami Eudy Bruemmer
Role: Series creator, Interviewer, Author
Strategy: Highlight current-year graduates who have a) made a difference on campus or in the community or b) secured a job prior to graduating. This provides additional content around Commencement and showcases the success of graduating students.
Success: “Music grad builds community” was the first of a six-story series. The series has continued each spring, sharing new stories from across all five UNCSA conservatories, including the High School program.
Excerpt: Sami Eudy has attended the UNCSA School of Music for two years, and will soon depart with a M.M. in Flute Performance. In such a short amount of time, she has made a lasting impression on the on-campus music community, as well as in Winston-Salem, as the founder of the Cross the Line project.
Ahead of graduation festivities, we asked her to reflect on her time in North Carolina and share what’s ahead: