Senior Profile: Dustin Miller

Dustin Miller. (Photo courtesy of Dustin Miller).Dustin Miller. (Photo courtesy of Dustin Miller).

What is your major and minor? What other academic programs were you a part of?

Communication major, sports management minor.

What are some of the jobs you held while at McDaniel?

Ambassador for the Office of Admissions and tutor for SASS.

What organizations were you a part of at McDaniel? What positions did you hold?

McDaniel varsity football team, FCA member, and president of SAAC.

Did you enjoy your time at McDaniel? How?

I couldn’t imagine having gone anywhere else. These four years on the Hill have been and will be the most memorable moments of my life. I’ve met people that will truly be friends for life. I’ve had coaches, professors, bosses, and peers who all cared for me. McDaniel provided me with the opportunities time and time again to help me grow as a young professional. I’ll never forget the football games, the tours given, the classes, SAAC meetings, and of course, all the fun stuff in between.

Who do you think was/is your best mentor?

[Former football Head] Coach Mike Dailey.

What is your best memory at McDaniel?

The Philadelphia Eagles winning their very first Super Bowl. February 4, 2018. Gardens Apartment 155 101.

What are some of the challenges you encountered and how did you overcome them?

Balancing school, football, work, and countless other extracurriculars. All of this can be overcome by time management.

What are your plans for after graduation?

To attend graduate school to earn my master’s of education in student affairs in higher education and administration.

What would you tell yourself as a first-year at McDaniel?

You will never, ever believe all of the things you will accomplish. All of the memories you’ll make. And all of the people you’ll meet. Enjoy the time because it goes way faster than you’ll think until graduation is just over a month away. You’ll never get this time back on the Hill. Live it up and be grateful for each day.

Is there anything else you’d like to share with the McDaniel community?

McDaniel can change your life like it changed mine if you want it to. What you put in is what you get out. People make a place, and McDaniel truly has some special people.