April 22, 2014
5 for 5 Student Spotlight: The Hip-Hop Professional wants you to meet Casidy Campbell:
Q: What’s your major/area of interest and what school do you attend?
A: I am a sophomore in the College of Arts and Sciences at Emory University. As of right now, I am a sociology major. I am mostly likely going to declare a minor in African American studies as well. I want to pick up another major, but I’m not sure which one yet.
Q: What are some of your current projects or activities that you are engaged in on campus? Also, have you completed any beneficial internships/summer programs?
Q: How hard is it being a student and balancing the work you do towards your career goal?
A: Right now, my two jobs, activities and homework are not too difficult to balance. I complete homework at one job and answer emails in another. Sometimes it does get overwhelming, and I’m pretty much exhausted by the end of the day. I don’t have a planner so sometimes I get frazzled keeping track of everything in my head or on my electronic post-it notes. I’m still trying to figure out the best way to remain organized! Next year is definitely going to be a lot more hectic with all that I’m going to be doing. However, I’m still excited because they’re all things that I love.
Q:What are your top social media platforms that you use and why?
A: My top social media platforms are Facebook and Twitter. I love that Facebook allows me to post articles and generate conversation in the comments section. Twitter just allows me to speak my mind or just be goofy. I post random thoughts and commentary on there all the time. Sometimes it’s not all constructive, so I should probably separate the personal from the business side at some point.
Q: Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
A: In five years, I should be working on towards my PhD, hopefully. I also hope to be on television, maybe CNN or any important news channel, being interviewed about race in independent schools or the education system. I definitely want to be respected as a scholar and known nationwide.