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Faces of LIFE

Shawn Cradit

Dr. Shawn Cradit, Associate Professor in the Sport Health Science & Athletic Training programs at Life University (LIFE), interviewed with several schools before coming to work at LIFE in March 2019 because she felt at home. “The campus really stuck out to me. It wasn’t so big that you felt like you were going to get lost. When I got home, and I was talking to my boyfriend and my sisters, I just kept coming back to how the campus was intimate.”

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Christian Barreto

Baretto started at LIFE in Fall 2019. He has explored different clubs such as “Thompson Technique,” “NUCCA” and others. He’s also attended different seminars where he learned many exercises for the mind and body that he hopes to use in his future practice.

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Faces of LIFE

Sam Clark

“A typical day is always busy. We don’t go nine to five, we often work 12 to 16-hour days. We’ve got to love our families and spouses and kids for understanding that,” said Sam Clark, Head Coach for Women’s Soccer at Life University, describing her average day at work. “But there is no typical day, and I think that is one of the most intriguing and most wonderful things about athletics – it’s always a new challenge.”

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Faces of LIFE

Julia Vidallon

With the goal of winning Nationals in mind, Vidallon created a simple cardboard sign as an inspirational daily reminder. “It helped me think, ‘You are enough; you can achieve these things,’” she recalled. “Winning [a national championship] was really special to me because every single day, I was working so hard toward that goal. It was definitely an amazing experience for sure.”

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Faces of LIFE

Mack Beggs

In many ways, Mack Beggs is a typical college student. The 20-year-old is a sophomore at Life University and a student-athlete on the Life U men’s wrestling team, competing for the first season at the collegiate level after redshirting last year. Mack is also Health Science major, studying hard to excel academically.

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Feb 2020, Press Releases

LIFE UNIVERSITY BUSINESS PROFESSORS PRESENT AT DECA STATE CAREER DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

Marietta, Georgia, February 4, 2020 – Life University (LIFE) was one of the sponsors of the Georgia DECA State Career Development Conference January 30-February 1, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta. LIFE Adjunct Professor of Business Dr. Marla Thompson, Assistant Professor of Business and Business Program Coordinator Marie A. Powell and Assistant Professor of Business Ronald G. Ware also gave presentations on leadership during the three-day event.