Spotlighting Students #8

 We're happy to spotlight Terondrick Waller, a Senior from Gulfport, MS, who is involved with Housing and Residence Life!

What is your name?

Terondrick Waller


Where are you from?

Gulfport, Mississippi


What is your classification (e.g., Freshmen, Sophomore)?



What is your major?

Biological Sciences


What campus activities are you involved with?

NPHC President, Alpha Phi Alpha, Housing and Residence Life, AASO.


What are you looking forward to most this semester?

This semester, I am looking forward to enjoying the last bit of my Southern Miss experience and getting into my graduate school of choice. 


What class do you think you’ll like the most?

The class I think I will enjoy the most would have to be CMS 305.


How do you think your campus involvement might contribute to your future success?

My campus involvement has really helped me along the way of achieving my degree from Southern Miss. The endless amount of leadership opportunities and networking with people across this campus has definitely enhanced my Southern Miss experience.


Think back to your first semesters at Southern Miss. What did you not expect but are now pleased about?  

I could not have imagine going through my college years without being as involved as I was. It truly has helped make me the person I am today and I am so thankful for those southern mem'ries!


What advice would you have for your younger self?

Advice to my younger self would be to take my academics more serious and remember to begin with the end in mind. That statement is true and I will forever live by it whenever starting anything new. 


What would you like to do after graduation?

After graduation, it is my plan to attend a graduate school for Higher Education and Administration Masters Program and then my Ph.D in Student Affairs.


 What will you miss most about Southern Miss?

I think my involvement with the campus is something I am really going to miss. I love the memories, the connections, and the relationships I have made with the campus and the Hattiesburg community. This has truly been a golden experience and I will forever cherish Southern Miss and all it has to offer! Southern Miss... To The Top!


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