The University of Bridgeport has opened many doors as well as allowed me the opportunity to experience different cultures. I chose the University of Bridgeport because I was enticed by the strong martial arts and criminal justice programs. In addition, I wanted the comfort of being close to my New York City home. Currently, I am majoring in Criminal Justice and Human Security with a minor in Sociology.
Since my matriculation, I’ve had the opportunity to travel to New Mexico as well as Korea. Habitat for Humanity was a community service based project aimed at engaging civic-minded students in engaging in community oriented work. My assignment was located in New Mexico. While there, we assembled a house in Tularosa. Korea was another once in a lifetime opportunity given to me based on my Tae Kwon Do skills. I, along with my other teammates, each won medals in our varying divisions.
The University of Bridgeport is constantly facilitating timeless opportunities for its students. The hands-on experience the university provides gives us a chance to enhance our experience in the community and in our future endeavors. Through these experiences, I’ve been able to grow mentally and physically. I’ve adapted to and learned to accept other cultures and values different from my own. The University of Bridgeport has a unique setting that is continuing to build a pathway of success for all students.