“Learning so much about the true character of God”

Macey Drye: “I have spent more time with the people on my team than anyone else at CIU, 和 the relationships that I have formed with my teammates I will never forget."

“Learning so much about the true character of God”

“Learning so much about the true character of God”

Macey Drye: “I have spent more time with the people on my team than anyone else at CIU, 和 the relationships that I have formed with my teammates I will never forget."

2023年10月17日

Macey Drye is honest about the “ups 和 downs” in her relationship with God during her time in college. But she quickly adds that college is a place with “experiences that are a part of growing up 和 discovering yourself.”

心理学 major from South Carolina’s Upstate adds that along with discovering yourself, you also often discover different things about God that you assumed about His character are actually not correct.

“I have learned so much about the true character of God,” Drye said. “As I have experienced a lot of difficult things during my time at CIU, I have come to learn that God is not one who stops suffering, but allows us to grow through it, into a person who is greater than the one who existed before the suffering.”

She credits 心理学 和 Human Services professors Dr. 葆拉·惠特克 Dr. 莎拉·托马斯。 for assisting her in her walk with Christ, 和 adds that her experience as a member of the CIU Rams 垒球 team has also had a great impact on her life.

“I have spent more time with the people on my team than anyone else at CIU, 和 the relationships that I have formed with my teammates I will never forget,Drye补充道. “的y have pushed me to be a better person on 和 off the field 和 have walked with me through my most difficult moments.”

After graduating with her undergraduate degree in 心理学, Drye will continue on at CIU, 报名参加 Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling 程序. 

“With my masters, I plan to pursue a career as a school mental health counselor, ”Drye said. “I want to work with children 和 to be an advocate for them, leaving their lives better than when they came in my office.”

A spring 2023 student satisfaction survey identified the factor most important to CIU students 和 CIU’s top strength as “My relationship with God has been strengthened.” 

CIU is celebrating 100 years of its mission to “educate people from a biblical worldview to impact the nations with the message of Christ.” 的 university consistently ranks among the Top Regional Universities in the South by U.S. 新闻 & World Report, as well as a Best Value Regional University in the South. 马上申请 or request information on enrollment by contacting 招生 at (803) 807-5024 or admissions@fc-daudenzell.com.         

Macey Drye (Photo provided)

Macey Drye (Photo provided)