The School of Engineering attracts students from all over the country and the world. Senior Tiffany Griffis decided to venture away from her hometown of Madison, Alabama and earn her degree in New York City. As a Construction Management major, Tiffany knew that New York was the best location to pursue her career.
“New York City has given me so many opportunities to network, both socially and professionally,” says Tiffany. “I love it here so much that I decided to get an apartment in Queens after graduation!”
Tiffany’s day consists of classes in the morning, spending time with friends around campus, attending student government meetings and taking the occasional trip to Prospect Park or Manhattan. She’s also a student-athlete and competes on the University’s soccer and tennis teams.
New York City has given me so many opportunities to network, both socially and professionally
In the afternoon, Tiffany takes the subway right outside Jacobs Hall and heads into Manhattan for her construction management internship.
What will your the School of Engineering day be like?
Hometown: Madison, AL
Major: Construction Management
8:00am I like to start my day in the library.
9:00am I usually run into a few friends on my way to class.
9:30am My first class of the day&emdash;construction site layout.
11:30am I love trying new places to eat on campus.
12:00pm If I feel like taking-in a show, I’ll grab some tickets from the TKTS right on campus.
12:30pm My friends and I love to visit Prospect Park. It’s a great place to hang out, especially during spring semester.
1:00pm In the afternoon, I head into Manhattan to my Construction Management internship at Jacobs Engineering Group.
6:00pm After a long day of work and classes, I like to meet up with some friends and catch a movie.
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