Tour Guide at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks
Class of 2022
Hometown: Ephrata, PA
Concentration: Genetics and Development
… was the one week I spent on campus as an RA for the Engineering Ahead program. As a commuter, I had felt like I didn’t get to fully experience college life, so spending a whole week on campus and re-exploring it from a residential students’ perspective was a very exciting and memorable experience.
… to enjoy the newfound independence but keep your focus on what is the most important: earning a degree! It is so easy to get caught up in the first few weeks and not realize that a college education requires dedication, hard work, and perseverance. But don’t get overworked, either: it will all turn out okay, and we are here for you!
… of all the opportunities it has provided me. The faculty, staff, and leaders of this campus have opened a lot of doors for me, whether it was encouraging me to apply to the Schreyer Honors College, becoming a First-Year Mentor, or doing a service project at a local Retirement Community. The smaller campus size allows for personable interactions between members of this campus, and those interactions make me feel very connected to this campus.
… the Luerssen building! It might not be the fanciest or the flashiest, but the Luerssen building and the science department have my heart. As a biology major, I have spent the majority of my time in Luerssen, either doing research, attending lectures, or doing labs, and I feel the most at home there.