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.
Through my work, I now have the opportunity to give back to the CLU community and treat students, staff, and faculty as I was treated as a graduate student.
Arriving to CLU was full of emotion because I was the first in my family to attend a university.
I enjoy the work I do, I love coming to work and I appreciate seeing familiar faces of my colleagues on campus.
My favorite part of being employed here at CLU is seeing the students grow from their freshman to sophomore year and beyond.
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