Hometown: Bloomfield, N.J.
What makes Caldwell University unique or special?
Caldwell is unique because of its small class sizes which enable the students to become comfortable with engaging in lectures and not being afraid to ask professors for help if needed. The sense of community and concern for the outside world is also something I admire about Caldwell University because these very ideals live up to the Dominican tradition.
What lessons have you learned at Caldwell University?
I have learned that I can achieve much more than I ever thought I could and Caldwell provided me with the opportunity to do so. I have also learned to never give up and to remain determined to achieve my goals.
What are your career goals and how has Caldwell University prepared you for them?
My ultimate goal is to become a child and adolescent psychologist. Caldwell University has definitely set me on the path to achieving this goal. I was accepted into the combined Psychology and Mental Health Counseling program which has allowed me to begin taking graduate level courses during my senior year. It has been a great opportunity for me.
What was your biggest achievement at Caldwell University?
I would have to say just being able to graduate with a major and two minors while having good grades and most importantly, learning such a great amount of information that will benefit me in the future. I love the fact that I was able to learn about many different subjects, which have broadened both my interests and knowledge. Another great accomplishment for me was being accepted into the Mental Health Counseling graduate program so I can continue my education at Caldwell University.
What activities were you involved in at Caldwell University?
I was president of the Martial Arts Club, vice-president of the Psychology Club, vice-president of the Drama Club, and treasurer of the Socio-Political Society. I was a member of Students for Life, St. Jude’s Up ‘til Dawn, and Campus Ministry. I also served as a staff member for Calyx, the literary magazine of Caldwell University.
I was on the Dean’s List. I am a member of Kappa Gamma Pi, Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges, and an associate member of Beta Beta Beta.
Caldwell University has taught me so much about many different subjects which will benefit me so much in the future. My goal is to utilize what I have learned at Caldwell University to make a difference in the world and to change lives for the better.