Jena Murph

Sophomore| Marketing 

Why did you choose Georgia Southern?

I chose the Armstrong Campus because when I was touring universities during my senior year of high school, I noticed that I was really fond of the “private school feel,” but not the costs of the private universities. I liked the idea of smaller classroom sizes, the ability to really get to know and work with my professors, and an overall community environment that seemed like the perfect medium between too big and too small. In addition to the campus itself, the beautiful city of Savannah got my attention!

What is your favorite place on campus and why?

My favorite place on campus is Lane Library. This building has largely aided my success as a student because sometimes I need a quiet space to get away from all of life’s distractions and get all of my work done!

As a new student, what was your favorite part of the SOAR program?

My favorite aspect of the SOAR program was having the freedom to explore campus with people who you will potentially have classes with. I met some of my best friends to this day from my SOAR session and it gave me a sense of comfort to know I would be returning to campus in the Fall having met some friends.

What is the most important piece of advice you would give to incoming students?

GET INVOLVED and attend as many events as possible! Join every club or organization you can. You will meet so many people this way, grow so much as a person, and begin to feel like you really are a part of a community.

What is your favorite memory or experience at Georgia Southern thus far?

My favorite memory on campus so far had to have been when we did a Pie in the Face Fundraiser to raise money for a charity in front of our Student Union. It was so fun seeing everybody stop by between classes, and it felt so good to know we were positively impacting our community!

Fun Fact:

I love going to concerts! I have seen a variety of artists including rappers, country artists, and pop artists.


Last updated: 5/7/2019

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