Transfer Student Mentors
The WTAMU Transfer Student Mentors are a group of transfer students who are available to assist current and prospective students in all aspects of their WTAMU career. The Transfer Student Mentors come from diverse backgrounds, various colleges/universities, and have different educational majors and goals. Please feel free to contact any and all with any questions you have.
Previous college/university attended: University of Texas and Lubbock Christian University
Hometown: Canyon, TX
Most important advice for new transfer students: Get involved and grow your network of people. Utilize the programs the University offers.
Campus involvement/ organizations: Buffs for Christ, Society of Leadership and Success, Accounting and Finance Association.
Favorite WTAMU course taken so far: Business Finance. I really like business and management, as wella s finances and entrepreneurship.
Favorite place on the WT campus: The Activities Center. I enjoy staying healthy and active.
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Major: BAAS with a focus in education
Previous college/university attended: University of North Texas and Tarrant County Community College
Hometown: Pampa, TX
Plans after graduation: Work on a Master's degree and teach.
Most important advice for new transfer students: Go to class, stay involved in class and activities on and around campus.
Campus involvement/ organizations: National Society of Leadership and Success, Transfer Organization for Student Success (TOSS), and local organizations like Snack Pack for Kids and Texas Ramp Project.
Favorite plce on the WT campus: Cornette Library becasue there are a lot of books and agazines for leisure reading along with excellent reference sections, all combined with quiet reading/study areas, and maybe the best part: Pippa's Coffee!
Major: EC-6 ESL Education
Previous college/university attended: Sterling College (Kansas)
Hometown: Kim, CO
Plans after graduation: Pursue a teaching job, preferably in the Canyon area.
Most important advice for new transfer students: Try everything! Don't be scared to try new things because you can meet some really great people in the process!
Campus involvement/ organizations: Baptist Student Ministry and Transfer Organization for Student Success (TOSS).
Favorite WTAMU course taken so far: Sports Nutrition- it was the first class that challenged me so much. I was proud of passing the course!
Favorite place on the WT campus: The dining hall, they have Blue Bell ice cream!
Previous College/University Attended: South Plains College
Plans after graduation: Attend Pharmacy School
Most important advice for new transfer students: ever be nervous to ask a question of any kind.
Pre-Professional Healthcare Club and Transfer Organization for Student Success (TOSS)
Favorite WTAMU tradition: The football games; I love that every time we make a touchdown, the Herdsmen run the buffalo down the field.
Major: Agricultural Media and Communications
Previous College/University Attended: Amarillo College
Most important advice for new transfer students: Stay prioritized and organized.
Campus involvement/organizations: Herdsmen Hearts and Amarillo Obedience Training Club
Favorite WTAMU tradition: The Wagon Wheel Football game
Favorite place on the WT campus: The Hastings Electronic Learning Center because it is quiet and I can get things done
Major: EC-6 Education
Previous College/University Attended: Hardin Simmons University
Hometown: Canadian, TX
Most important advice for new transfer students: Get involved, meet new people, and stay close to your advisor (they know what they are talking about).
Favorite place on the WT campus: The intramural fields. I love tennis and just about any sport or any outdoor activity. THe walking trail is very relaxing when you go for a nice stroll in the evening.
Favorite WTAMU course you have taken so far: Teaching Reading through Children’s Literature. I loved the course information and we had a lot of discussion, which I enjoyed being a part of. The professor was very personable and willing to help with anything.