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Kristy Mitchell

Kristy greeting students

“The most exciting time was getting to see and speak to students in the cafeteria at lunch time. I shook several hands and was welcomed by my warm fellow Broncos, many of whom I had never spoken to before."

Kristy Mitchell "Chancellor for a Day" on November 18, 2009

Kristy MitchellMs. Kristy Mitchell, a junior from Fayetteville, NC, majoring in Mathematics, served as Chancellor for a Day for November 18, 2009.  "Becoming the "Chancellor for a Day" is a great opportunity to walk in the shoes, and see through the eyes of a great leader," stated Kristy. 

Kristy has been on the Chancellor’s List for four consecutive semesters.  She is a member of the Women’s Leadership Academy and was a Teacher’s Assistant this summer for a program at FSU that helped increase the knowledge of middle school children in robotics. She was an Orientation Leader for the class of 2013 resulting in over 120 hours of volunteer work, a member of Fayetteville State University’s Honors Program and Phi Eta Sigma Freshmen Honor Society.

Kristy receives a certificate as Chancellor for a Day from Dr. Anderson Heery International company presentation on the Master Plan for campus growth Kristy receives a copy of Dr. Anderson’s book, Driving Change Through Diversity and Globalization
Kristy receives a certificate
as Chancellor for a Day
from Dr. Anderson
Heery International
company presentation on
the Master Plan
for campus growth
Kristy receives a copy
of Dr. Anderson’s book,
Driving Change Through
Diversity and Globalization

Ms. Mitchell is a Supplemental Instructor in Calculus and said, "I like to tell students that math is not hard, it just has to be understood." She participated in several research programs over the past years including the highly competitive North Carolina State University Research for Undergraduates in Mathematics Program, FICAMS and continues her research efforts as a NC-LSAMP scholar at FSU. As a result of her research, she has presented at several conferences in North Carolina, including Raleigh, Greensboro, and Fayetteville. Building mind and body, Kristy is an active member of the FSU Lady’s Tennis team. She is able to do all of these things, and remains on the Chancellor’s List, because of her diligence, self-motivation, and willingness to learn.

Kristy at the Chancellor’s Cabinet Meeting Meeting with the auditors. Fiscal responsibility
Kristy at the Chancellor’s
Cabinet Meeting
Meeting with the auditors.
Fiscal responsibility

"Why can’t you just
cancel classes?"

Reflecting on her experience as "Chancellor for a Day," Kristy noted that she was very excited to be able to sit in Chancellor Anderson’s office and ask him all kinds of questions about his day to day activities, his responsibilities to the school as well as what controls the decisions he makes. 
 
     
"In fact, from my essay that I wrote, I wanted to know the true reason why classes cannot just be cancelled at the Chancellor’s snap of a finger. Dr. Anderson explained to me that even as Chancellor he is accountable to others to assure a quality education for students."

Kristy gets clarifications from Office Staff Getting pointers from Financial Aid Officer Kristy greeting fellow Broncos
Kristy gets clarifications
from Office Staff
Getting pointers from
Financial Aid Officer
Kristy greeting fellow
Broncos

“The most exciting time was getting to see and speak to students in the cafeteria at lunch time. I shook several hands and was welcomed by my warm fellow Broncos, many of whom I had never spoken to before." 

Kristy Kristy greeting fellow Broncos Kristy
Meeting and greeting students, faculty, and staff in Jones Student Center

Kristy and Chancellor Anderson"As a result of being Chancellor for the Day, I am inspired not to quit, even when times get hard I know that if I continue in the right direction I can become a very successful person, just as our Chancellor, Dr. James Anderson."

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