Here's why Mayville State is right for Donte!


Why did you choose to attend Mayville State University?
I chose to attend Mayville State University because I felt like it was the perfect place where I could experience something new. So far, choosing Mayville State has been one of my best personal decisions.

What do you like best about the major you’re pursuing?
The best thing about my major is that it gives me the opportunity to start something new and make an impact in the world.

What do you like best about Mayville State in general?
I love the family atmosphere.

Do you participate in any activities related to your major/minor? Internships? Work Study? Other?
I have work study experience and I also participate in organizations like DECA, Cometeers, Larson Leadership, and Peer Leaders. I’m also an RA.

Have you had any unique opportunities, in or out of the classroom, while you’ve been enrolled at Mayville State?
I spent my spring break of 2015 on a Pay It Forward Tour volunteering with several members of the Cometeer Club and about 32 people from NDSU’s STLF program that I didn’t know anything about. On that trip, I opened up and shared more with people I had known for nine days than I had with people that I have known all my life.

What MSU clubs, organizations, or athletic activities to you participate in?
Football, band, Afrikan History Club, Cometeer Club, DECA, Student Senate, Peer Leaders, Larson Leadership, RA

How have these activities enhanced your college experience?
These activities have enhanced my college experience by allowing me to step out of my comfort zone from time to time and see what it’s like.

What has been your greatest moment as a Mayville State student?
The moments I cherish the most as a student here at Mayville State are the ones that enable me learn more about my peers.

What does personal service mean to you?
To me, personal service means helping people because you genuinely want to, not because you want something in return.

What are your plans after graduating from Mayville State?
After graduating from Mayville State University, I plan on pursuing a master’s degree and a Ph.D. while studying in other countries.