Senior Profile: Liv Lauer

Liv Lauer. (Photo courtesy of Liv Lauer).Liv Lauer. (Photo courtesy of Liv Lauer).

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

Psychology major with minors in education and art. I was involved in the jazz band all four years.

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

I stage managed in the theatre and worked as a secretary in the psychology department on Fridays.

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

Alpha Psi Omega and Alpha Phi Omega where I was the sergeant-at-arms.

Did you enjoy your time at McDaniel? How?

Yes! I got by with a little help from my friends. We laughed, we cried, and we worked really hard. I am glad I did it all with my best friend, Megan Mitchell.

Who do you think was/is your best mentor?

Linda Van Hart, Tim Jenkins, and Rose Blizzard.

What is your best memory at McDaniel?

Spring Fling 2019.

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

I encountered many challenges while student-teaching in local elementary schools. I overcame them by staying positive and staying pumped for my future classroom.

What are your plans for after graduation?

I am applying to become an elementary school teacher.

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

Surround yourself with people who inspire you and make you feel loved and never diverge from that.

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

Stay inspired and passionate no matter how hard things get. Also it is super easy and fun to have a cat on campus!