I am a psychology and human services major and I'm a future social worker. Being at ODU has really given me the opportunity to feel more confident going into my future. Being able to work with those who are battling addiction, it really opened my eyes to how I can do more for others.
Tati'Yanna ThompsonPsychology & Human Services double major
I always see a great hunger for learning to do more with language as a means of expression. In my writing classes, I would like my students to keep experiencing curiosity, the kind that may lead to more useful discoveries for them.
Luisa A. Igloria, Ph.D.20th Poet Laureate of the Commonwealth of Virginia
I always wanted to have my own company. I got interested in creating sports clothing in 2017. I just started this company less than a year ago and I'm able to tell [customers] 'yes, you can go see my products at the Monarch Way [ODU] retail store.'
Old Dominion University provides a traditional campus experience and it's located in a thriving metropolitan city where students can leverage those opportunities to work with real clients in the business or nonprofit sector.
Brendan O'Hallarn, Ph.D.Senior Lecturer, Public Affairs & Media Relations
I'm a future public health practitioner. Public health focuses on creating better health for all individuals and creating opportunities for each community group. While I was at ODU, I started an internship and it turned into a full time job.