Getting into the Human Resources field can be difficult, but for Clayton State alumnus Xavier Smith ’15 started his career as a student as an intern in the Clayton State Human Resources department and then became the first HR intern at the Georgia Aquarium.
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Growing up the daughter and granddaughter of nurses, Clayton State alumna Claire Monroe ’15 had an interest in medicine at an early age.
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A member of the new Clayton State Young Alumni Council, alumna Hiba Elhag ’11 knows the importance of being involved and giving back.
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For Katy Bell ’18, the restaurant business has been a part of her life since she could remember.
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Some would say that for John Starr ‘16, his path toward a career at Chick-fil-A began at 14-years-old with a little faith.
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Like many students who have attended Clayton State University, Lisa Conley ’02 arrived as a nontraditional student.
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Behind her sparkling silver rhinestone crown and her candy apple red trimmed sash is a woman with a noble purpose.
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The transparent economy we now live in has changed the way you need to present your skills, strengths, and your ability to get the job done.
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Having received four degrees and certificates from Clayton State University, as well as three degrees from other universities, few in education are able to talk to students about the importance of lifelong learning as Dr. Lateshia Woodley ’03.
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Asked what it’s like to be her own boss, Clayton State alumna Meredeth Jones ’04 needed only a one-word response. “Freeing,” she said.
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October is a time for costumes, hayrides, and pumpkin everything. It’s also a time for ghosts, monsters, and zombies.
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Growing up an avid Atlanta sports fan, joining Atlanta United FC as the team security manager was an honor for Clayton State alumnus Scott Ashworth ’15.
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For newly installed Alumni Board of Advisers President Crystal Billingslea ’11, Clayton State may not have been the first university she attended, but, as a nontraditional student, it was the perfect fit for her.
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Hahnah Williams, Esq, RN ’00 always knew she wanted to become a nurse. Her mother was a nurse, and the love and passion she displayed for her career led Williams to pursue the same professional path.
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Most people spend their birthday eating cake, partying, or just relaxing at home. Not Clayton State alumna Matika Holmes ’13.
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Being a full-time student is hard enough. Being a student and involved in seemingly every student activity on campus makes the time Rejahn Foard ’16, ’18 spent at Clayton State all the more impressive.
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Going back to school as a non-traditional student, Lauren Huff ’05 knew she wanted to attend a college that would offer smaller class sizes.
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It doesn’t take much to see how Clayton State alumna Nancy Nguyen ’13 has a passion for helping others become exposed to and understand the Vietnamese culture that has such a large impact on the community surrounding the university.
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Some students enter college knowing exactly what career path they plan to take. Others have opportunities and events placed before them that cause those plans to change.
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Standing on one side of the glass wall, you can hear the sound of giggling and “aww” from children and adults alike as they watch, star-struck.
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When I attended Clayton State, I was a Communications & Media Studies major, worked a full-time job at SunTrust bank, and completed two internships
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When your manager calls a team meeting to tell all employees their jobs are in jeopardy, many individuals would be scared or simply wait it out and hope for the best.
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As a digital content engagement specialist for Cox Media Group, Jerald Butler relies on the leadership skills he developed from his Greek days at Clayton State to reach new audiences.
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Shawn Nelson, senior branch manager for Liberty Mutual Insurance, realized during her years as Alumni Association board president that being an alumna strengthens her degree.
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From Laker point guard to assistant coach for the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers, Kevin Young began college thinking he would become a high school PE teacher and then wound up coaching in the big leagues.
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