Zion Shih

Orientation Team

Major: Engineering Physics, Pre-Med

Hometown: San Francisco Bay area, CA

What is one resource students should know about? Capax Dei, Intercultural Programs (ICP), Professor Office Hours, Residence Life, Spiritual Formation Coordinators (SFC), The Library, The Writer's Corner, Urban Initiative (UI) (not necessarily in that order)

Favorite class and why? Augustinian First Year Seminar Faith and Understanding, Pilgrim Citizens (plausibility structures): Dr. Covington, Dr. Skripsky, Dr. Taylor, Dr. Work; College Choir (music): Dr. Shasberger; Fitness for Life (health): Dr. Nwaokelemeh; General Biology 1 (life basics): Dr. Percival; General Chemistry 1 & 2 (learning systems): Dr. Tro; General Physics 1 & 2 (critical thinking): Dr. Kihlstrom, Dr. Sommermann; Introduction to Old Testament: Dr. Nelson; Jazz Ensemble (creativity): John Douglas; Organic Chemistry 1 & 2 (practice): Amanda Silberstein; Multivariable Calculus (apply): Dr. Howell

What should people bring and what should they NOT bring? Bring: Bible, sleeping bag, vitamins, at least one complete formal outfit (versatile top, bottom, shoes, accessories), underwear and socks, clothes hangers, power strip, mug, utensils, planner, post-it notes, travel notebook/journal, travel bag/suitcase, goals, guidelines, emergency preparedness kit, rain jacket/umbrella, open/learner's mind