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.
I remember a picnic under the trees by the library.
I was inspired my first year teaching when a student celebrated a milestone.
Now her letters are full of the joy of life and of hope for the future.
Working at CLU has transformed my life for the better in so many ways.
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