Today’s Tuesday with Tulsa is a Q&A session with Carly C., a senior Political Science major from Tahlequah, Okla.
What are your plans following graduation in May?
I have accepted a job in the Denver area that will start right after graduation in May. I’m working for a mining company doing contracts, procurement, and inventory control in their supply chain department.
What is your “happy place” on TU’s campus?
My happy place on TU’s campus is wherever I can hang up my hammock. Or Chapman Commons where we play some intense games of soccer during the warmer months.
How has TU prepared you for life after college?
TU has provided me with a great understanding of what it takes to be successful. Not just academically- but how to work with people, be a good leader, take advice, and develop my creativity. Working with professors, having leadership roles in a variety of organizations, and school projects have been the gateway.
What advice do you have for high school students searching for the perfect school?
When looking for a school, it’s important to realize that most of the ones you’re interested in will all have great academics, qualified professors, and fun activities. You must look deeper into it- where will your professors will have you over for dinner, is campus a small community where you can make friends that become family, and is personal attention a priority for helping make you successful. That place is Tulsa!
Today’s Tuesday with Tulsa blog post comes to us from Haley A., a sophomore psychology major from Sand Springs, Okla.
When I began my college search, I always envisioned myself somewhere far away from my hometown. I didn’t want to be another face among the graduating seniors going to the state schools. I wanted to be different.
I began looking into schools in the Northeastern region of the country. On paper, the schools I researched were amazing. But none of them gave me a feeling of absolute certainty. The University of Tulsa was never even on my radar until my dad convinced me to attend a “Junior Day” event on campus. After visiting campus that day, my outlook changed completely; I realized that finding the perfect school for me was more about meaning than miles. Continue reading
Today’s blog post comes to us from Brittany J., a sophomore mechanical engineering major from Lee’s Summit, Mo.
Over the last few days, bright colored sticky notes have been popping up all over the university’s campus. The bright colors draw you in, but it is what is written on the notes that really make you think. Each of the sticky notes has a quote that relates to confidence, friendship, true beauty, and perseverance among women. All of them have different quotes, but the impact is the same: they resonate within us. We often forget the true value and representation of these qualities. However, when we read these little reminders we know just how true they are, and we can’t help but feel a little empowered by them. The quotes can be as simple as “YOU are good enough!” to something a little bit deeper like “I want to inspire people. I want someone to look at me and say, ‘Because of you, I didn’t give up.’”Everybody with a Pinterest can probably admit to having a “Quote Board” where they pin quotes that give us strength and hope; they inspire us. In a way, TU has turned into a giant Pinterest board. Continue reading