Monday, March 2, 2009

Meet me in St. Louie

I didn't go to the fair but I did have a great weekend! This road trip weekend was to visit Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis. (Pics: Library and Edwards Hall)

I met with students, faculty, and staff ALL day Friday (8-5). I went to 2 different classes while at Covenant: Crisis and Transition and Cross Cultural Communication. It is so weird to be back in a classroom again but I'm ready!

I didn't realize I knew as many people up there as I did and all through Random connections!

My interview on campus lasted an hour. I actually really enjoyed it. More than anything we just talked about my interests, life experiences, and the program. I told Dr. Zink what I was looking for in the program and he said that I would be able to find it.
The internships at Covenant are a 60/40 split. 60% working in a Christian environment/40% in a secular. I'm hoping to be in the 40% so I can work on a college campus. The great thing about St. Louis is there are about 10 college campuses in the area! Prime location for me!

Oh and while at Covenant I got a "campus tour". For any of you former CWEs this was a sheer joke in comparison! You can stand in the middle of Covenant's campus and point to their 5 buildings. My poor tour guide was new-she gave me the wrong name of a building. Oh well, she just wasn't as well trained as some of us! (Pics: Student Center and Founder's Hall:classrooms)

While in St. Louis I also had my first trip to Trader Joe's. I loved it. If we had one in Huntsville I would definitely shop there. So those of you in Nashville/ATL will have to enjoy it for me. They have really good $3 bottles of wine. There food is also natural without preservatives which I like!

A big Thank You! to Katie Traylor for letting me stay in their cute apartment and showing me around town/campus.

I also stayed one night with the Hackman's. Always an adventure with Kim, Trevor and the kids! I loved having a day to hang out with them. Our goal was to get frozen custard while we were in town, but we were denied! Ted Drewe's is closed until May so we just settled with good ole' Coldstone.

Oh and don't forget the snow on the way home (this is in Tennessee).

Interview Wrap Up:
OSU told me I am a "Top Alternate" for their program. I'll let you know when I hear more.
I will hear Mid-March from Covenant!


Ben and Jess said...

It looks so pretty! Praying this works out!

caylen{and}david said...

can't wait to hear about it in person. ps- LOVE your rhyming in the title. :) love you m&m

Mary Martha said...

Thanks for your prayers guys! I'll keep you posted