I began to work at CLU's University Advancement Dept. almost a year ago. I was feverishly searching for a full-time job since my current employer (a pool building company) could no longer afford to keep me during the recession. Thankfully, I was hired after my interview; which was a long-awaited opportunity in itself (with the rejection letter followed by a phone call and an email informing me that I was a "finalist" for the job opening).
I felt immediately welcomed here at CLU. Everyone that I spoke with and emailed already knew of my arrival and were very friendly towards me and each other. At my "new-hire" orientation I was filled with enthusiasm and comfort knowing that CLU was pleased to have all of us here...to stay.
Since last July, I have enrolled my daughter at CLU Preschool and completed my first ADEP class.
We have shared so much laughter, joy, and teamwork relating with one another and common triumphs and struggles.
I never had much experience working with international students and am really enjoying learning so many different things about other countries.
Today, 37 years later, I still remember my arrival and do not regret it.
Everyone that I spoke with and emailed already knew of my arrival and were very friendly towards me and each other.
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