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Hospitality Services Administration"It’s easy to do what I have to do because I love it. To be a part of the Hospitality House, and to work with the patients, is a huge blessing."
Conservation Biology“My educational and professional experiences at CMU have challenged me to think independently as a student and a researcher ...”
Engineering“What I learned in the Cardboard Boat Race applies directly to what I will be doing later in life when I’m designing and constructing a car.”
Marching Band"The best part is getting to know other students and seeing them perform at their best. We’re all so dedicated."
Study Abroad"When applying for internships and jobs, it’s the first thing employers ask me about."
Elementary Education"I think the education program does a great job of preparing students for the job search and getting out in the field."
McNair Scholar"It’s empowering to know that students who come from under-represented backgrounds can realize their potential and obtain it."
Physician Assistant"In pursuing higher education at CMU, I have built strong connections and experienced a variety of opportunities that have enabled me to grow both in my personal life and academia."
General Management"CMU has presented many opportunities for me to interact with great people, further boosting my interpersonal skills, which in my opinion is one of the most important skills one can have."
Career Services"Career Services really gets you prepared and exposed to things you’ll be asked in an interview."
Child Development and Learning Laboratory“My early childhood courses changed my entire way of thinking and my ideas about how to work with children."
Neuroscience“There’s never a day you come into the lab and don’t learn something new. That’s what I love about it.”
CM Life“We laugh, we joke, but at the same time we work hard. It’s a great atmosphere to be a part of.”
Leadership Safari"For me, Leadership Safari was life changing. I would say it's the No. 1 thing you have to do at CMU."
Sexual Aggression Peer Advocate"Being at CMU has made my passion that much stronger. I just want to help survivors in every way possible."
International Student“It was hard in the beginning to travel with my family to a new country. But then, we started to discover the community here. After that, everything was fine.”
Apparel Merchandising and Design“Fashion is something I’m extremely passionate about. Every day when I’m in class I enjoy it because I know I’m creating something beautiful.”
Anthropology“Every time you change environments, there’s new soil to work with, new people to work with and new reasons to be doing the work you’re doing. It’s constantly exciting and you’re constantly learning.”
Transfer Student"The transfer student advisers really helped me decide what I wanted. They had faith in me, which helped put faith in myself.”
Theatre Interpretation“I think I got lucky. I’m still going to college so that I can get a job, but the fact that it’s my dream is really just icing on the cake.”
SGA President “I was never the one who stepped up before I came here, and I think that’s indicative of how CMU can shape any sort of person into a leader.”
Social Work and Sociology"My social work courses and similar opportunities challenged me to think in a more in-depth fashion. They gave me the opportunity to challenge social norms and develop the skillset to create positive change."
Athletic Training"I wanted to get into the undergraduate athletic training program at Central because I knew it would make me the best I could be in my profession. I think it’s the best education I could get."
Master of Public Administration“It’s so familiar to me now. There are a lot of opportunities I had at CMU that I wouldn’t have had anywhere else. For me, it’s the perfect fit.”
Entrepreneurship“A lot of people have never had the opportunity to pitch an idea to investors. To get that experience and possibly win an award is an unreal experience.”
Greek Life"It's powerful to see the different values that our fraternity stands for, things I want to uphold in my own life."
Broadcast and Cinematic Arts"Attending CMU has given me hands-on experiences to use on my resume. The professors and alumni are very helpful in giving advice and networking connections for the working world."
Alternative Breaker"The experiences we get are not only meaningful for us, but it gives us the opportunity to impact someone else’s life."
Meteorology“The knowledge I've gained has given me the tools I need to be a credible and reliable meteorologist."
Volunteering“It’s good to know that you can take a little bit of your time and help those people who are helping others.”