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Hometown: Columbia, NC
Major: Chemistry, MS
Undergraduate Education: BS, Chemistry, East Carolina University, 2014
How did you choose your area of graduate study?
What do you find most challenging/rewarding about your graduate school experience?
What is cool about your area of study and why should people care about it?
Tell us about any academic awards/recognitions/publications you may have achieved:
What recognition are you most proud of and why?
What would you say to someone considering ECU as a potential graduate school?
Hobbies: Gardening, traveling with friends
College & Dept.: Thomas Harriot College of Arts & Sciences; Chemistry
Year: 2016 (Anticipated MS Graduation)
Clubs & Organizations at ECU: East Carolina University Chapter of the American Chemical Society, Pirate Tutoring Center (PTC)
Internships: Teaching through the department as an undergraduate, tutoring through the PTC, and research with Dr. Love
class: Organic Chemistry
who has influenced you the most:
Dr. Brian Love
job: Professor at the university level, teaching and performing research in Organic Chemistry
Your words to live by: Knowledge is power. There is no replacement for hard work.
Significant life lesson you've learned while at
ECU: The biggest life lesson I have learned while at ECU is that life isn't about the end result but more about the journey. I learned that as a student, education should not be focused on grades, but more on actually learning.