Students

Why Reinhardt: non-traditional student, Jordan Hunter ’17

Hoping to expand his opportunities, Jordan Hunter ’17 — a welder by trade — headed down a traditional path toward earning his degree. But, it didn’t work for him. “Being a full-time worker and father made it extremely difficult for me to attend regular classes,” Jordan said. That’s when Diane Petty Cagle stepped in. The…

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Why Reinhardt: Anya Cutter ’20

Anya Cutter ’20 came to Reinhardt knowing only one friendly face, but the tiny but mighty musical theatre major found her own place in the spotlight. Anya had been studying under Reinhardt professor of music and director of choral activities, Dr. Martha Shaw, since she was 10. “At first, I chose Reinhardt because of Dr.…

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Vocation and Career Services: making connections

Vocation and Career Services assists students and alumni in the career decision-making process by providing developmentally appropriate advice, resources, services and programs. Director of Vocation and Career Services Karen Mathews provides helpful guidance through all stages of the job search process. “Vocation and Career Services provides students with assistance in résumé, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles…

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Why Reinhardt: Ian Schumacher ’19

Ian Schumacher’s ’19 quirky, fun-loving personality is just about as large as his stature. The 6-foot-2, 285-pound tackle for the Reinhardt Eagles football team has found his place at Reinhardt. And, it’s not just on the football field. Affectionately known on campus as “SHU,” Ian came for football but stayed for everything Reinhardt embodies: a…

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Financial Aid: a personalized experience

The benefits of a small campus come in many forms, including the individualized service students received in all areas, not the least of which is financial aid. Finances in college can be daunting, and Reinhardt works to ensure no student bears the burden alone. Angela Harlow, director of student financial aid, described the financial aid…

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