Hello Mr. Delano and People for People Staff:
I would be remised if I did not take just a few minutes to let People for People Institute (PFPI) know how appreciative and indebted I am to each of you for whatever role you played in my journey at PFPI. Let me first thank God for allowing me the opportunity to walk into the downtown admissions office and enroll into your programâ€¦ I looked at and attended other schools, but none of them held a candle to the warmth, dedication and sincerity of the PFPI staff. The pep talks, self-disclosing testimonies and genuine spiritâ€¦ helped me to stay on course despite the obstacles. When I did not understand the courses, the schedules and the unspoken details of various situations, [you were] right there to quiet the storm.
Now please permit me a moment to dote on the Professors at PFPI. Professor Betterson erased my fear about math and caused me to think outside of the box, which gave me a change of heart concerning math. Professor Chelsea Foster was a major blessing and opened my eyes to business writing in a tremendous way; I only wish I would have had her sooner and for more than one class. There are so many others I would like to personally acknowledge, however, time will not allow.
The journey that I have begun at PFPI has not endedâ€¦ I am presently enrolled in the BA Organizational Leadership. Upon completion of my BA in Organizational Leadership I am endeavoring to further my success in the MA Urban Studies in Community Development. I will not stop after receiving my Master Degree and I am looking forward to earning a Doctorate Degree at Palmer Seminary in Biblical Studies.
A simple thank you could not suffice for the words and love that fills my heart when I think of PFPI staff. Thanks Delano for your assistance and special thank you to your wife, for her encouragement and keen eye[s] to see my hidden ability locked up in the inside. [She] may not have known, but during the time she was a tutor she spoke some positive words to me during a very trying time in my life. I am overwhelmed with gratitude at the helping hands PFPI offers to their students. Also, my heart is filled with joy for God allotting me the time I spent with all of you at PFPI. I would like to give a special â€śThank Youâ€ť to Eastern University and Pastor Lusk for developing such a great and outstanding program.
Thank you for taking a moment to hear my and may God continue to pour out his riches blessings on everyoneâ€™s life. Please continue to keep me in your prayers and I will do the same for you, God Bless!
Ms. Allen is a student from People for People Institute's 5th Graduating class. She graduated with an Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts Degree with a Concentration in Business and Communications.
I am very grateful and thankful for the opportunity, and more importantly the blessing to be a student at Eastern University through People for People Institute. My journey started out with a mind set to do my very best, and earn an Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts which I have accomplished with the unwavering support of my Professors, and the staff at People for People. Each and every time I entered the People for People building to attend classes or field experience; I could feel the goodness and love from the spirit of the people in the building. In my heart I felt like I should be there.
I also could not have accomplished my goal without my classmates, and the affectionate name I have collectively given them "my sisters in faith". The journey was not easy. I've seen the darkness and the light. The greatest gift of all is that I am much closer to God.
My future endeavor is to pursue a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting in September 2011.
Thank you Lord, People for People Institute, and Eastern University!
Ms. Prout is a student from People for People Institute's 6th Graduating class. She graduated with an Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts Degree with a Concentration in Business and Communications.
Mr. Shane, our Bible class was truly a blessing, I really enjoyed it. Reverend Byrd was truly a blessing to the class. He gave us so much good and important information about God. He explained the information very well. Reverend Byrd represents God very well, he is a great teacher and he was always encouraging the class. The class learned a lot about the Bible from Reverend Byrd. God has blessed him in the word of God. He was an inspiration to me. I am enjoying my [time at] Eastern University. I have enjoyed all the teachers, instructors that I had so far, and I will enjoy the rest of the teachers. This University is such a blessing to me. I am enjoying learning, and I am trying my best with the help of the Lord to keep my grades up. I couldn't do it without the Lord.
I thank you Mr. Shane for all those encouraging e-mails, they encourage you to go on. All of the teachers encourages us, letting us know that we can make it, just hang in there, stick with it and don't give up.
Eastern University has some great teachers and they are well educated and that is a blessing.
Ms. James is a student at People for People Institute in the Early Childhood Education Track and looks forward to graduating in December 2014.