Admissions Counselor

608.445.0774
maggie.murphy@furman.edu

Regions: Minnesota, North Carolina (Charlotte Area), Wisconsin

Hometown: Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Education from St. Norbert College in DePere, WI and Master of Arts in Education in Education from Marian University in Fond du Lac, WI.

Favorite Activity in Greenville: Strolling through downtown & the Swamp Rabbit Trail

Favorite Greenville Restaurant: Grill Marks

Favorite Furman Tradition: Homecoming (without a doubt)

Best Thing about Furman: The people – everyone is very friendly and happy to be here

Hobbies/Interests: spending time with my family, watching my 2 children participate in sports & activities, travel

Best piece of advice for prospective students: stay true to who YOU are; be sure to visit different campuses so you get a “feel” for what you do and don’t want from your college experience, utilize your resources and have fun!

Random/fun fact about you: I am a former middle school teacher & have taught in Wisconsin, Texas, California, Minnesota and North Carolina. I kind of miss the Wisconsin and Minnesota winters (call me crazy).

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