My story is about a student who when I first heard she was coming was also going to work in our office and I would be her supervisor. She was coming from half way around the world from an island off the coast of Africa named Maurilias.
Wow, after finding this out I was so impressed that she would travel to a school only viewed from a computer to spend 4 years at. She ended up being one of my best student workers and would tell all students who got homesick of her adventure here.
This student not only stayed 4 years but ended up staying another. She also was a straight A student in the academics of that year and because of her, I feel that I have to keep the CLU family alive because we have become her new family and she will always be a part of mine and my CLU families. She is what I call a true CLU student and has encouraged other students from her country to attend and become a part of all of our lives.
Everyone that I spoke with and emailed already knew of my arrival and were very friendly towards me and each other.
Community is what brought me to CLU and community is what makes me want to stay.
I was inspired my first year teaching when a student celebrated a milestone.
The CLU community opened my awareness, embraced my talents and gave needed meaning to my life.
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