Degree and Class Year
What made you want to come to Lewis & Clark?
The location, the size of the school, the ability to explore different areas of study, and financial aid.
What have you been doing since graduation?
I have mainly been working and finding ways to continue pursuing acting.
How did Lewis & Clark prepare you for your job?
While at Lewis & Clark, I learned the fundamental skills that I still use every day whether in software development, IT support, or in acting. Lewis & Clark also taught me that I can balance and explore a variety of interests simultaneously.
What would you say is the most important thing you learned at Lewis & Clark?
Getting introduced to theatre and acting was the most important experience that I had in school, and I still use the skills and methods that I was taught in my acting classes.
Why did you major in theatre and computer science?
I majored in theatre because it was the work that I found myself enjoying the most, and the most motivated about while in school. I also majored in Computer Science because I knew it would be much easier for me to support myself working in a CS related field than in theatre, and it was the more “employable” area of study that I enjoyed the most.
How do you stay connected to Lewis & Clark as an alum?
I stay in touch with my professors and still get support from them, and I see some of the younger students that I knew while I was in school.
Where did you find your community on campus?
I found many of my friends early on through new student orientation or in my dorm. I also found friends and a creative community in the theatre department. That said, a lot of my closest friends were people who studied in different departments than I did.
If you studied overseas while at Lewis & Clark, how did you choose your program? What did your overseas study add to your L&C experience?
I chose to study in Seoul primarily because the classes were in english. I didn’t have the skills to take classes in a foreign language, and I wanted to travel somewhere that would be very different from Portland. The most important thing I learned while studying abroad was how to travel and how to navigate countries where you don’t speak the language. My experience made me much more confident about traveling in the future.