Laura Godly.

Alumni Profile

Laura Godly

Student Leader: Phil Tucciarone

I was motivated by my strong desire to mentor and coach. Being able to pass on some lessons I've learned and to help students keeps me grounded, and gives them at least one perspective on how to make their transition to college a little less fraught."

What did serving as a Student Leader mean to you? What motivated you to participate?
I was motivated by my strong desire to mentor and coach. Being able to pass on some lessons I've learned and to help students keeps me grounded, and gives them at least one perspective on how to make their transition to college a little less fraught.

A memory that remains with me from my Student Leader days is:
Coaching a fellow ChE through her first super-duper-low grade (but which was certainly not going to sink her whole semester, but a slap in the face to a committed student). We discussed study tips and how to get help, but more importantly we also talked about how to keep some emotional distance from a grade, so as not to be taken down by feelings of inadequacy. Further, we talked about how the adjustment to college takes time, and certainly more than one month. She, at least temporarily, had more hope and renewed determination to make her first semester a successful one.

Any leaders you'd like to shout-out to?
Dan Snitzer, Rebecca Berg, Courtney Kodweis!