Tia Thevenin

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Hometown: Toronto, Canada

Major: Psychology, Strategic Management

Class Year: 2018, current MBA & JD student

Describe your Syracuse experience in a couple of words or one sentence:
Life-changing, four years of conquering granular challenges for exponential growth.

What attracted you to Syracuse University?
The track and field team felt like family. Personal growth and academic success were intertwined with the athletic department.

What organizations are you involved with on-campus that you're really passionate about?
Currently, the Student-Bar Association as a part of the law school, very similar to Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) during undergrad.

What has been your favorite Syracuse experience so far?
Making my first NCAA Championship, breaking my second school record.

What motivates you to give back to Syracuse?
Syracuse has, and continues to support my personal growth and development, and has had a direct impact on my life success, I want to do the same for others.

How has alumni generosity impacted your time at Syracuse?
Alumni support has been exceptional, both in paving the way for future athletes' success by choices they made and causes they supported, but also financially. I would not have been able to afford a Syracuse caliber education without them.

If you had a chance to thank a donor right now, what would you say?
I feel indebted to you for your generosity, kindness, and desire to empower the next generation - you are a part of my legacy. And because of you, I have a spirit of giving, I will make good on my promise in various ways as soon as I get in the position to do so.

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