Le Fer Hall

Savannah Black

Where is your hometown?
I grew up in Greencastle Indiana. Although, I was born in Terre Haute.

What high school did you attend?
I attended Greencastle High School.

What is your major?
I am a double major in Marketing and Studio Art.

List what you’re involved in on campus (clubs, organizations, etc.).
Currently, I am involved in Service31 and the SMWC Dance Team.

Why did you choose SMWC?
I chose SMWC for an accumulation of reasons. The main ones including being an SMTG scholar, the welcoming mentors here at SMWC, the size of the campus, and the flexibility of the majors. When comparing Saint Mary-of-The-Woods College with other academic programs, I found that this was the place that would allow me to explore all of my interests and attain multiple degrees in entirely different fields in an empowered environment.

How would you describe SMWC?
SMWC is welcoming, peaceful and empowering.

What do you do for fun on campus?
I take walks and study in groups with my friends.

How is SMWC different from other schools?
SMWC differentiates itself from other institutions with its ability to work with students one-on-one, and program flexibility for students to explore and get degrees in multiple interests.

What advice would you share with an incoming freshman or transfer student?
I would tell them to come in with an open mind and a heart, ready to learn for the best experience possible. You can only learn as much as you are willing.

In a couple statements, reflect on your time at The Woods.
My time at The Woods, has given me what I describe as inquisitive serenity.” I have purpose and direction here, and I am always looking to learn more about myself, my faith, the people around me and my coursework in business and art.