Stephen F. Austin State University

Student Leader Spotlight

Morgan Pulliam

Classification: Sophomore

Major: Psychology; Minor: Leadership

Hometown: Dallas, TX

Organization/Position: Student Assistant

What organizations and/or offices are you involved in?

Purple Haze Association, NOROC student organization, Sophomore Scholars, Student Instructor for Freshman Leadership Academy

What have you gained from being a student leader?

I have gained job opportunities, many new leadership skills, a magnificent support system and my career path has been discovered.

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

I balance everything by having three planners, lots of sticky notes and A LOT of pre-planning of my weeks. I stay on top of deadlines as they come.

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

Definitely do it! Getting involved on campus was the best decision I have ever made. It helped me bust out of my shell and get to know people.

How do you live by the SFA Way?

I try to follow the SFA Way so that I can lead by example. As the OMA shirts say, I'm "cooking with CURRI" :)

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

I plan to go into Student Affairs after I graduate from college. Student Affairs is full of leaders, so my skills would be greatly needed.