"Inspired by advisor"
I came to CLU as a graduate student in the counseling and guidance program. I had recently graduated from a UC school which was large and I hadn't felt very integrated with the community. I didn't find the same problem here. My academic advisor was one of the first people I met, her name was Lisa Buono. Lisa also taught in the program I was taking and I can say without a doubt or hesitation that she was the most supportive and best teacher and counselor I had ever had in my life. She kept my interest in counseling while igniting my passion for knowledge and desire to become a professor one day. I can only hope that one day I can have the same profound effect on other students.
CLU students are really special. They are among things, brave.
I enjoy the work I do, I love coming to work and I appreciate seeing familiar faces of my colleagues on campus.
I wanted to give back to my Lutheran heritage so I started teaching at CLU and this has been a perfect fit for me.
If I get this job, I am going to take it. I can work with Lutherans.
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