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.
Working in a house supported the feelings of family among the faculty and staff.
I didn't know that I was going to get the opportunity to meet students from all over the world.
Through my work, I now have the opportunity to give back to the CLU community and treat students, staff, and faculty as I was treated as a graduate student.
Tom tried something new- a business class. He liked it and did well.
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