"Freshman First Year Experience"
I enjoy the opportunity to work with the Freshman First Year Experience. One particular student stands out in my thoughts. Our first meeting he was quiet, nervous, rather awkward. His parents shared with me their concern that he would close himself off and not make friends or do well academically. He was clearly scared.
During the semester, he started to warm up. He spent a lot of time in my office working through issues. By the end of the semester he was a sufficient young man. I have also had the privilege of having him in classes and as a senior this coming fall, he is confident, doing well socially, actively participating in activities, and doing well academically.
Her story is like others in the program, those wanting satisfaction and gratification in something they attempted once in their lives
Today, 37 years later, I still remember my arrival and do not regret it.
Everyone that I spoke with and emailed already knew of my arrival and were very friendly towards me and each other.
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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