2020-2021 School of Family Life Graduate


Joelle Kristine Andersen

Bachelor's in Family Life: Human Development Emphasis

What is your favorite thing about BYU?

What is there not to love about BYU?! Some of my favorite things about BYU is the ability we have to learn hand in hand with the gospel of Jesus Christ, Sporting Events, Professors, Peers, The Mountains, and Devotionals.

What was the best learning experience you had?

I had many great learning experiences. The greatest were hands on experience. My favorite was in my resource development class (MSB 332) I was able to work with CHOICE Humanitarian and through that experience I was able to find my love for fundraising and get experience that has help lead me to my job today.

What/Who are you grateful for as you reflect on your college experience?

I am grateful for my family and their support especially in those hard times when I didn't know if I could make it. I am grateful for the wonderful life long friends I found and for the professors that took the extra time to help me and invested in my future. I am especially grateful for the education that I was able to receive I know it will help me no matter what I do for the rest of my life.

Activities

AMI Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Conference 1st Place – 2020, Presented on Human-Centered Design Recruiting and Alumni Coordinator for BYU Nonprofit Student Society Development Intern for CHOICE Humanitarian Summer Camp Intern for A Child's Hope Foundation Researched with Project AHEAD

What's next for you?

I am now working for United Way of Utah County. I am loving it and excited to help as many people as I can.

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