My CLU story begins with a high school senior. As a senior I was confused and had no idea where I wanted to go for college. I visited many "big-name" universities but none ever felt right to me. I went to a small high school and was looking for a college with that same feeling. My high school English teacher told me about CLU. He was an Art major and spoke very highly of the instructors he had.
I figured "Why not? It's close to home."
My family and I arranged a campus tour and came to CLU. I went on the tour but did not really need it. The moment I stepped on campus I knew this was where I belonged. CLU has always been a place where I have felt at home. So much so I stayed for my Bachelor's, teaching credential, Masters and now I work here full-time.
My arrival here was meant to be and God's way of lifting me from a not so great place I was in.
I was inspired my first year teaching when a student celebrated a milestone.
I enjoy the work I do, I love coming to work and I appreciate seeing familiar faces of my colleagues on campus.
She ended up being one of my best student workers and would tell all students who got homesick of her adventure here.
Browse Stories by Tag:ADEP alumni business campus childhood community counseling crisis faculty Family freshman funny Graduate graduation Growth impression inspiring Inspring International job jobs journey kclu leadership lutheran memories office opportunities professor returns serving staff Student studentm inspiring students success teaching undergradate undergraduate vision working