Tuesday, April 23rd, 2024

Here’s What the MU Community is Thankful For

What are Millersville students, staff and faculty thankful for? Good health, family, friends and more.

As Thanksgiving is quickly approaching, the Millersville University community is sharing what they are thankful for this year. From faculty and staff to students, check out what they had to say.

“I am thankful I get to work with young people who come to Millersville to pursue their dreams. Our students are earnest, diligent, kind-hearted, and open-minded.  They are good and they fill me with hope about the future.” – Dr. Robyn Davis, Chair of the History Department

“I am thankful for a healthy family and the opportunity to once again have Thanksgiving lunch with my in-laws and dinner with my parents. It makes for a very “full” day, but I would not miss it for the world.” – Dr. Stacey Irwin, Professor of Communication and Theatre

“I am thankful, of course, for my husband and kids, and adorable 8-year-old Golden Retriever, Hunter. I am very thankful that my mother recovered from a heart attack in late March and was able to celebrate her 90th birthday in October! At the MU level, I am grateful for the students who allow me to be a part of their educational journey to support them in how they want to impact their community.” – Dr. Laura Granruth, Associate Professor of Social Work

“I am thankful for my students and for the many opportunities I have to mentor them and also to learn from them. We have a vibrant community of learners at MU!” – Dr. Charlton Wolfgang, Director of the Honors College

“Starting the MU Social Work Program Fall of 2024!”- Lacee Mill (@lacemill8)

“To have graduated in May and have a full-time teaching job.” – Jake (@big_snell_6565)

“The ability to get a job in my field after graduating in May.” – Carly Minnich (@carly.t.m)

“The brothers of Phi Delta Theta.” – Ivan (@ivanvela47)

“The swans.” – Valentina Zamora (@valentinaz918)

“Ville Cheer.” – @neliannn

“My amazing professors at MU” – Victoria Lafferty (@v_lafferty)

“I am most thankful for my family and our health. We are extremely blessed and fortunate. I am also thankful for the opportunity to coach and build relationships with the fine men in our wrestling program” – Gerard Boland, MU Wrestling coach

“I am thankful for the love and support of my family and friends. I am thankful I work at an institution with such amazing students!” Dr. A. Nicole Pfannenstiel, Associate Professor of English

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