This semester is very weird from what I am used to. I have all night and online classes and no day classes. I am still on campus on some days when I have meetings for SGA, FAB, or some other event. I look forward to attending the senior retreat this weekend. Over break I worked at Dillard’s. I am hoping to get the retail management internship this summer. I am majoring in business & management. Hopefully I will have a job with Dillard’s in the fall. I quit once the semester started. I usually cannot work during the semester while I am going to class. But right now, I am contemplating working on weekends. I often feel like I don’t have enough to do. I am hesitant because before I couldn’t handle going back and forth between work and school. I am still not sure what I want to do yet, but I will decide by this month. I am concerned that I will not be happy with whatever decision that I make.
I wish that it would snow more. I recently saw some snowflakes outside and that made me more hopeful. I love sledding and building igloos and snowmen. Last year I built an igloo and put a treat inside and took a video of my dog going in it. I also love going ice skating. Me and my friends usually go to Steinberg, the biggest skating rink in St. Louis.
My name is Tricia Welch. I am a Senior at Fontbonne this year. I am a double major in Buisness Administration and Management. I am part of the Fontbonne activities board, an SGA rep, and a member of Enactus. I am currently doing an internship with lifework systems. My boss runs a business in her home. She sells professional development programs to different health care facilities. It is my job to put word doc into an excel spreadsheet and call the facilities to get contact information. I am helping her book a conference so that she can sell her programs. Next year I would like to go to grad school at Wash U to get my MBA. However, it is likely I will need work experience first. I want to work in retail and I love sales. For fun, I like to hang out with friends, watch TV, play games on my phone, bake, and go swimming. I am really excited for Fall, but I’m not ready for it just yet. I can’t wait for my favorite show Scream Queens to start and to drink pumpkin drinks. I also love Halloween. I will be doing lots of baking, decorating and going to haunted houses.
I got involved my freshman year at Fontbonne in the student government association. I was lucky enough to be selected to serve on the executive board, which as a freshman doesn’t happen often. I was so excited to assume my role as I had always wanted to be on student council in high school. I hit the ground running and help the position of VP of Finance for 2 consecutive years.
Student Government Association (SGA) is a great organization on campus that is the voice for the entire student body. I got to serve as a reference point between other organizations on campus and the general board of SGA. I got to talk to many different students and keep track of a running budget. This are great skills to have. After my time as VP of Finance was coming to an end during my second year I chose to run for President of the organization.
Since then I have served in the roll of President. It has been two years since then and I have grown so much as a person in that time. Getting involved in an organization was the best decision I have ever made. I have grown and thrived as a person since I have been involved. I learned how to push out of my comfort zone and to care more about others than myself.
Everyone should get involved during their time at Fontbonne. Whether it is in SGA, the activities board or even the service organizations on campus.