Stephen F. Austin State University

Student Leader Spotlight

Nicholas Terrell

Classification: Junior

Major: History

Hometown: Dallas, TX

Organization/Position: Student Engagement/ Involvement Adviser

What organizations and/or offices are you involved in? Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity Inc., Jack Walkers, Student Activities Association, Involvement Center

What have you gained from being a student leader?

I have gained the leadership skills to be successful in the professional world, developed a strong work ethic, and have been given an incredible sense of school pride.

How do you balance your academic and co-curricular activities?

Planning my schedule a month ahead of time and dedicating a set amount of time to academics, work, and extra-curricular organizations.

What advice would you give to a student thinking about getting involved?

Get involved as soon as possible! Getting involved on campus opens up great opportunities for networking.

How do you live by the SFA Way?

I try to live every aspect of my life whether I'm in the classroom, participating in an organization or at work with respect, caring, responsibility, unity and integrity. The SFA Way helps me be a better Lumberjack and lead by example.

In what ways do you plan to utilize your leadership skills after college?

I plan to use my leadership skills that I have acquired while being at SFA through leading by example, being a professional in how I carry myself and serving as the best role model that I can possibly be.