Maggie Loft | University of Portland

Maggie Loft

 Maggie Loft
: Secondary Education & History
Tacoma, Washington
Residence Hall: Lund Family Hall

Why did you decide to enroll at UP?
I chose UP because as soon as I visited campus I was able to tell how strong the sense of community was here. I knew I would be welcomed and supported, and the small class sizes meant I would get to have these strong relationships not only with my peers but with my professors as well.

Best memory from living in the residence halls?
Lund Fam Pajama Jam! (Sunday night crepe making in our PJ's)

Favorite UP activity?
Espresso UP

Favorite UP event?
Service Plunge!

Favorite meal served on campus?
Commons Sandwiches

Plans after UP?
To teach middle or high school history and pursue my Master's in Education

Favorite Portland area destination?
Rocky Butte Natural Area

Favorite UP professor?
Dr. Christin Hancock

Favorite UP class?
Glaciers, Ice, and Climate Change with Kali Abel

Fun Fact
I've been to 12 countries! (5 new ones during my time studying abroad)

Favorite Quote
"Our homes travel with us. They are wherever we feel loved and accepted." - Kamand Kojouri

What is one piece of advice you would give yourself if you were a high school senior again?
To call the colleges I was looking at and talk to a current student!

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