04th Sep2011

Tamika S. Wood – Saint Augustine College – Elizabeth City State University

by Staff

“After being Denied by five different schools I became a Student at Saint augustine’s college in 2010. They were the only school that would accept me because i had a low g.p.a due to fighting and suspensions. I got MY HEAD ON STRAIGHT! got my g.p.a UP,transferred to ELIZABETH CITY STATE UNIVERSITY. “

C/O 2014
Major: Sociology

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How did you decide to become a student at Saint Aug and ECSU?

After being Denied by five different schools I became a Student at Saint augustine’s college in 2010. They were the only school that would accept me because i had a low g.p.a due to fighting and suspensions. I got MY HEAD ON STRAIGHT! got my g.p.a UP,transferred to ELIZABETH CITY STATE UNIVERSITY.

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A View Saint Augustine’s College Campus in Raleigh, North Carolina | Image Courtesy of Soul of America

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An Image of Elizabeth City State University’s Campus in Elizabeth City, North Carolina

What professors at ECSU are leaving the most impression upon you as a person and student? What did they do that continues to mean so much to you to this day?

A professor at my school inspired me so much to Strive for the best, And to never the let the Past interfere woth my future. His name was Mr.Fritz.

What is the story of your “experience” to date at Your HBCU given its heralded status as a stellar and prestigious institution?

I feel as if Saint Augustine’s College was very “Money Hungry”

Where are the spots to go to if you wanted to cuddle with your boy or girlfriend?

I don’t know I didnt have a boyfriend in college.

What are the best restaurants on and near the campus? Which dishes do you enjoy the most?

I loved Cookout.

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Catch a Glimpse of the “Cookout Tray” | Image Courtesy of Cookout

What are the chants heard most often at the sporting events?

ooooohhhh…ohhhhh…ohhhhhhhhhhh that falcon pride. Now i heard elizabeth city say ahhh Ec ahhh Su I love it i love it i love.(I think)

Who is your College crush?

A upperclassmen until i found out he was GAY!

How did you overcome your nervousness about going to college?

Beg my mama not to leave me *Boys walks past Bye ma!

What is your major? and Why did you choose it?

Sociology, Because i want to work with child protection services.

What to date has been your proudest moment @ Your HBCU?

The last day of being at saint augustine Transfering to ELIZABETH CITY STATE.

What to date has been your saddest moment @ Your HBCU?

Finding out i have to pay all that money back for the rest of my life.:(


Dont worry here are Five Steps To Pay Off Your Student Loans| Article and Image Courtesy of Your Black World!

What are you pledging? And why? And if not, why not?

Whatever is meant to Be!

How are you positively active on campus? (e.g. clubs, SGA, etc.)

Fair But going to be involved this year.

Where is the “yard” located?

At saint aug in front of the Dorms. At Ecsu Not for sure yet.

What and where are the historical places on campus?

Agnes hospital that building is old as DIRT! powerful though if you stand near it. Preamble: No Trespassing from 521studies on Vimeo.

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An Image of Saint Agnes Hospital which operated for over fifty years as an Nubian or African hospitals in the southeast | Image and Video Courtesy of 512studies.blogspot

 Are there any ghost stories involving buildings or spots on campus?

Yes. My dorm was a mental hospital..lol

How many “firsts” have you had at college ? What are they? (e.g. first road trip, first job interview, first love, first “F or A”, etc.)

First time For nothing!

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Graduate of an HBCU and true believer in HBCUs being the best at giving a well-rounded education academically and personally.

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