Welcome Freshmen!
June 21, 2005

Incoming Freshmen Quotes:

“I feel more prepared and know what to expect now. I also really liked the speaker. He helped me understand what it will be like in college,” Shana Watson, incoming freshman from Groves Beck.

“I met a lot of people and upperclassmen who were really nice and cool. I also learned a lot about student organizations,” Billie Dixon, incoming freshman from Deer Park.

“The speaker this morning encouraged us treat college like a full time job. He said to attend class and study from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and then relax and hang out,” JJ Wulff, incoming freshman from Lindale.

“I know where all the buildings are located now. I also like the size of the university, and the fact that I met a nursing major that will be in my Freshman Year Experience class,” Joseph Shotwell, incoming freshman from Livingston.

“I like the student to professor ratio and the hands-on experience I’ll receive in the classroom,” Aaron Head, incoming freshman from Lorena.

Parent Quotes:

“This is our first child to attend college, and we were worried, but UT Tyler really made a big impact on us. The orientation leaders were super, the sessions were informative and now that we know more, we are less worried,” Lisa Taylor, Cypress.

“I feel very confident that my daughter will receive a quality education here at UT Tyler. I am glad she chose Tyler. I am very impressed with it,” Santa Gonzales, Corpus Christi.

“I think UT Tyler is a big secret, and people need to come take a look. You’ve got everything here…the facilities, the professors, the class size…and everyone really seems to care,” Kevin Taylor, Cypress.

“I like all the resources here, I really like the school and all the people here are very friendly,” Edward Dinn, Corpus Christi.



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