Class of 2010
Penn State University Park
Penn State economics major Miatta Massaley was quick to recognize that legal rights are often worthless if you cannot afford a lawyer. For many years, hundreds of students in the Borough of State College could do very little when they were mistreated by their landlords. And many private landlords were similarly without means of redress when students failed to pay rent, or caused damage to their rental properties. Miatta soon realized that an alternative to expensive legal proceedings was desperately needed.