Skip to content

Student Spotlight: Cameron Stephney

Cameron Stephney, a junior from El Paso, Texas, is majoring in History and minoring in Public Administration. He is active on campus, most notably with the JSU Ambassadors and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated.

Why did you choose to attend JSU?

I decided to attend JSU because it was close enough to my family for me to have immediate support, but it was still far enough for me to become my own person and accomplish my goals.

Why did you choose history for your major?

History has always been an interest of mine. I’ve always been intrigued about what went on before I was born. So, when it came to choosing my major, I knew that choosing history would be something that would keep my passion and interest.

In your opinion, what’s the coolest thing about the History and Foreign Languages Department?

The coolest thing about the Department is the way our professors teach their classes. They love to tell it as if it was a story and add their own taste to it. I believe this helps students keep interest in their history class and ultimately will produce higher grades.

What clubs and/or organizations are you involved in?

Currently, I am involved in with the JSU Ambassadors and the International House. I’m also a new member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated.

What is your favorite thing to eat and/or drink on/off campus?

My favorite thing to eat on campus is WOW; I always get the JBR (Chicken Sandwich). My favorite place to eat off campus is Top O’ The River or any other seafood restaurant, for that matter.

Where is your favorite place to hang out on campus?

My favorite place to hang out on campus is the International House because it is much more than a dorm. It is a family environment where everyone cares for one another.

Who is your favorite historical figure?

My favorite historical figure is Martin Luther King, Jr., because he has made such a tremendous impact in the fight for equality. When I look at him, I see passion, love, and devotion.

What are your hobbies?

My hobbies consist of fishing, cooking, driving, listening to music, and hanging out with my loved ones.

What are your post-graduation plans?

After I receive my undergraduate degree, my plan is to apply for a job as an Admissions Counselor at JSU and pursue a master’s in Public Administration. My goal is to work in College Education Administration and ultimately become the president of a college or university.

What advice would you give a student who is new to JSU?

A piece of advice I would give to new JSU students is to take personal risks in any area you want to develop while you’re in college so you can be comfortable when it comes to the professional environment.

Another piece of advice would be to surround yourself with people that want to be successful and are successful. By doing this, you will be pushed to want to be a better person and a better student.

The most important piece of advice I can give is to utilize your time wisely; if you do this, you are guaranteed to be a successful student.

What is a course you would recommend to a freshman at JSU?

A course I would recommend to a freshman is Western Civilization with Ms. Cathy Burrows. She does a fantastic job of presenting the material and keeps the students interested in the class.

Cameron Stephney, a junior from El Paso, Texas, is majoring in History and minoring in Public Administration. He is active on campus, most notably with the JSU Ambassadors and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated.

Why did you choose to attend JSU?

I decided to attend JSU because it was close enough to my family for me to have immediate support, but it was still far enough for me to become my own person and accomplish my goals.

Why did you choose history for your major?

History has always been an interest of mine. I’ve always been intrigued about what went on before I was born. So, when it came to choosing my major, I knew that choosing history would be something that would keep my passion and interest.

In your opinion, what’s the coolest thing about the History and Foreign Languages Department?

The coolest thing about the Department is the way our professors teach their classes. They love to tell it as if it was a story and add their own taste to it. I believe this helps students keep interest in their history class and ultimately will produce higher grades.

What clubs and/or organizations are you involved in?

Currently, I am involved in with the JSU Ambassadors and the International House. I’m also a new member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated.

What is your favorite thing to eat and/or drink on/off campus?

My favorite thing to eat on campus is WOW; I always get the JBR (Chicken Sandwich). My favorite place to eat off campus is Top O’ The River or any other seafood restaurant, for that matter.

Where is your favorite place to hang out on campus?

My favorite place to hang out on campus is the International House because it is much more than a dorm. It is a family environment where everyone cares for one another.

Who is your favorite historical figure?

My favorite historical figure is Martin Luther King, Jr., because he has made such a tremendous impact in the fight for equality. When I look at him, I see passion, love, and devotion.

What are your hobbies?

My hobbies consist of fishing, cooking, driving, listening to music, and hanging out with my loved ones.

What are your post-graduation plans?

After I receive my undergraduate degree, my plan is to apply for a job as an Admissions Counselor at JSU and pursue a master’s in Public Administration. My goal is to work in College Education Administration and ultimately become the president of a college or university.

What advice would you give a student who is new to JSU?

A piece of advice I would give to new JSU students is to take personal risks in any area you want to develop while you’re in college so you can be comfortable when it comes to the professional environment.

Another piece of advice would be to surround yourself with people that want to be successful and are successful. By doing this, you will be pushed to want to be a better person and a better student.

The most important piece of advice I can give is to utilize your time wisely; if you do this, you are guaranteed to be a successful student.

What is a course you would recommend to a freshman at JSU?

A course I would recommend to a freshman is Western Civilization with Ms. Cathy Burrows. She does a fantastic job of presenting the material and keeps the students interested in the class.

A course I would recommend to a freshman is Western Civilization with Ms. Cathy Burrows. She does a fantastic job of presenting the material and keeps the students interested in the class.

Categories

Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: