"Community makes the grade"
I came here as a freshman student-my reasoning being I had friends who'd been attending CLU and when visiting and meeting new people, I felt comfortable and relationships I made drew me in. I stayed all four years, continuing to make new friends and create new relationships. The new relationships- socially, academically, and professionally- are what led me to stay. I am now working at the University and paying for Grad School here as well. Community is what brought me to CLU and community is what makes me want to stay.
The moment I stepped on campus I knew this was where I belonged.
Today, 37 years later, I still remember my arrival and do not regret it.
I think this is one of CLU’s strong points- there were always faculty members encouraging us to press on.
I never had much experience working with international students and am really enjoying learning so many different things about other countries.
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