Live Out Loud: Stephanie Malone
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Inside USD -- The experiences USD has afforded me are innumerable. I have learned that no matter what your previous circumstances are, you can always persevere. I have been able to “live out loud,” meaning that I have been encouraged by both my peers and professors to enjoy every opportunity USD has to offer, from being very involved in student organizations to taking in every ounce of information and broadening my own knowledge.
As a young woman who was emancipated from foster care before her journey at USD even began, my biggest concern was that I wouldn’t have a support system. My experiences at this wonderful university have alleviated that fear. I was given the best support system anyone could dream of — professors, my peers, and employees on this campus have been there for me in all capacities, from a shoulder to cry on to a friendly smile. (Full Story)