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Kirsten Pitcock

Academic Advisor

Biography

I am a lifelong Atlanta sports fan, no matter how rough it gets, and I’ll always cheer on the Vols.  I absolutely love Harry Potter, books and movies, and have made almost the entire advising staff sort themselves (on Pottermore of course).  I’m a proud Hufflepuff.  You can frequently hear me quoting The Office and Parks and Recreation.  I enjoy running, hiking, and going to the dog park with Bruce Wayne, my Batdog.

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Education

BA, Political Science, History minor, University of Tennessee - Knoxville; MEd, Professional Counseling - College Student Affairs, University of West Georgia

 

Educational Philosophy

I believe that education changes us in the most important ways possible.  You learn to question the world around you, what you’ve been taught, to learn what it means to be a citizen in a global society, and to think critically about things that you read and hear.  Education should not be a chore that you check off a list, but rather an opportunity to become your best self; someone who can change the world that they live in.

 

Favorite Quote

“Let us step into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure.”  - Albus Dumbledore as written by J.K. Rowling


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