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  Why I Chose CSU for my Graduate Studies

Taylor Elston
SudhaRani Attili
Kevin Castillo
Camila Tobar

  How CSU Graduate Studies has Impacted my Life & Career

Dr. Debra Wales

"A desire to assist others so they can be their best."

Dr. Debra Wales
Counseling Program Manager for the US Army
Doctorate of Education Curriculum & Leadership 2015

"The doctorate program at CSU allowed me to complete my research of studying Veterans as they leave the military and transition into higher education." Read her story here   (PDF)

Julio A. Portillo

"Helping the community through a sense of servant leadership."

Julio A. Portillo
Executive Director
Midtown, Inc.
Master of Public Administration 2007

"Columbus State University was instrumental in providing me with the necessary tools to enter the workforce." Read his story here   (PDF)

Eleanor Thompson

"Turning adversity into a driving force."

Dr. Eleanor Thompson
Maritime Transportation Policy
Unites States Coast Guard
Master of Public Administration 1997

"Columbus State's diverse faculty brought practical, real-world experience, as well as theoretical academic application. It was about learning; learning how to work hard, work smart, add to your breadth, and depth of knowledge, and to research and write." Read her story here   (PDF)