Compiled by Ronna Fisher, Assistant editor
Dear Freshman Me…
. . .don’t be so stressed, make friends, and have fun.
~Melodi McWilliams, CCS Administrative Assistant
. . .don’t get married your freshman year, and find out who the teachers are that you will remember twenty years later and get in their class somehow.
~Dr. Peggy Poteet, Chair of the English Department
. . . show up.
~Dr. Frank Johnson, Chair of the Modern Languages Department
. . . get more sleep.
~Tim Rice, senior, English Spanish Translation major
. . . Appreciate your education; it’s incredible how much you can learn from being present in class. And, you don’t have to do everything; take time to find peace.
~Maia Brown, Junior, Elementary Education major
. . . do your homework; you are here for the education. Discover the things you love and pursue them. Go ahead and cut off your hair. And, love everyone.
~Piper Ramsey, junior, theology major
. . . be more outgoing.
~Kristen Hodges, junior, social studies education major
. . . make a lot of friends.
~Joshua Achipa, Library Coordinator of Reference and Instructional Services
. . . Admit that you need help with life, and really commit yourself to your relationship with God, your studies, and making friends third. And, don’t be afraid to be vulnerable.
~Katie King, Library Director
. . . become more involved on campus, take advantage of opportunities, and don’t get too caught up in being a perfectionist.
~Jenna Johnson, senior, Human Relations major