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In The Gold Seat with Amanda Silvestri

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Sarah Griffith

We sat down with Amanda Silvestri and asked her questions about her time at Oakland University.

MAJOR: Communication with minors in Advertising and Applied Leadership Skills, 2020 Master of Education in Higher Education Leadership, 2022

BEST BUILDING TO HAVE CLASSES IN: Pawley Hall - the chairs are nice and I could grab a bagel and hot tea before class

FAVORITE STUDY SPOT: Fourth floor of Kresge Library

FAVORITE EVENT ON CAMPUS: The Nick Jonas concert at Meadow Brook Amphitheatre

FAVORITE PLACE TO EAT ON CAMPUS: Plum Market - they have the best mashed potatoes, and Zingerman’s coffee has the best chai lattes

BEST CLASS: Group/Team Development and Leadership - my group put together donations for a project and delivered them to children in the hospital; it was a rewarding experience for me and I enjoyed working with the individuals in my group

FAVORITE PROFESSOR: Beth Talbert - she’s extremely personable and helped me figure out if graduate school was the right fit for me

Submit your favorite OU memories at oumag@oakland.edu.

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