As an "alumployee" my CLU story is long and varied. I have experienced tremendous growth in my 5 years walking this beautiful campus- I've had many crazy roommates, worked in various offices across campus, been on service trips and gone back to my high school to promote CLU.
There have been good times and bad times- as a student, there were many points that I wanted to give up. But in the end, I think this is one of CLU's strong points- there were always faculty members encouraging us to press on.
I pressed on.
Now I have an office with an incredible view of the chicken coops that I used to be a departmental assistant in.
My story is not incredibly engaging or interesting but it's a real story.
They loved their jobs and provided a high level of service to others.
I didn't know that I was going to get the opportunity to meet students from all over the world.
I remember a picnic under the trees by the library.
I wanted to give back to my Lutheran heritage so I started teaching at CLU and this has been a perfect fit for me.
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