He is preparing to change the world.
Mentors can be extremely helpful to college students. In order to help Graceland students gain the most from their education, Enactus has collaborated with the Graceland Alumni Board to offer GU4U, a mentorship program that will pair current students and recent graduates with alumni and friends in their field of study.
The contest, The Voice of the Young Consumer University Partnership, is an annual, semester-long project by The Principal in which students address a real business marketing challenge facing the company. The Graceland team’s presentation theme was “Life Happens … Where will you be,” focusing on various message topics important to Millennials.
"During my experience, I felt at home from the very beginning. The community at the company seemed very close knit and close to the 'Graceland Experience' that I have come to love."
"Graceland has given me the confidence to follow my dreams and continues to make a difference in my life.”
“The AG program was starting to really take off and I wanted to be a part of the growing system."
It is Nate's experience with Graceland's successful Enactus team that he credits for his recent success.
For many students, it can be difficult to see how their classwork will one day benefit their lives.
Cleuzia Navessee '13 originally came to the United States from the South African country of Mozambique because she wasn't keeping up with her school work.
When the time came for Matthew Nii '11 to select a graduate program, he couldn't deny that Graceland gave him a taste for the personalized education a smaller university can provide.