Graduate Student Spotlights

Pamela Lee

Business Education

Briefly tell us why you chose your program:
Steinhardt's Business Education, M.A. program is one of a kind. The program is progressive for business education; it not only prepares me for the field at present, but also preps me for where business education is heading. I live in Philadelphia and make the weekly commute to NYU. My professors and fellow classmates truly make the 4-hour trip so worthwhile!
My favorite course:
Educational Psychology
My biggest challenge is:
prioritizing what life projects I want to tackle first
My favorite blog:
Why I went to Graduate School:
To further my education, to get my Masters, to add a few more wrinkles to my brain
The worst gift I've ever received:
a lump of (licorice) coal
The most obscure research I've ever done:
I don't think I've come across this yet. I tend to research what interests me.
The professor who influenced me the most:
Each professor I've encountered has made an impact on me.
What I do to de-stress:
throw on my sneakers and go!
The place I would most like to visit is:
Hong Kong. I'd like to see where my parents grew up.
My secret passion is:
searching the internet daily for vintage clothing.
My favorite line from a song is:
And I, I had a feeling that I belonged. And I, I had a feeling I could be someone. Be someone, be someone. - Fast Car by Tracy Chapman

Background Information

Where you grew up:
Whitehall, PA
What are your plans after you graduate?
I'd like to create, develop, and lead training programs for first-year associates in public accounting. Also, I would love the opportunity to teach undergrad courses.
Honors, Awards, and Achievements:
National Dean's List, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Pi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Smeal College of Business Student Mentor, 'Exceptional Performer' ranking (KPMG), Summer Intern Mentor (KPMG)
Community Service and Other Activities:
tutoring, recycling, donating food/clothing