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Erica Engel

Erica Engel

Hometown:  Wheaton, IL

Major: Business Administration

Minor: Equine Administration


Why did you choose William Woods?

I chose William Woods because it was a great mixture of everything I wanted in a school. It has wonderful students, facility, and staff who are all welcoming and helpful. I was also drawn to William Woods because of their renowned equestrian program that prepares students for their future career by instilling proper riding, teaching, training, and business skills.

Campus Involvement

Western Club, Paddock Club, Hunter Jumper Show Team, Dressage Club

A few questions with Erica:

What is your favorite thing about William Woods?

My favorite things about William Woods are that they offer the major and minor I wanted to pursue. I absolutely love the campus and the students and faculty it is filled with. I also enjoy that we have many student organizations and activities available.

Have you had any internships?

This past summer I interned at Jim Dudley Quarter Horses in Columbia, Missouri. This was a fabulous experience and I was able to learn and make myself a well-rounded equestrian. During my time, we maintained our show horses, broke yearlings, and cared for foals as well as broodmares.

Why did you want to be a University Ambassador?

I wanted to become a University Ambassador because I would like to help prospective students learn about all the great opportunities William Woods has to offer. When I was a potential student, the tour was really what helped me decide that this was the right school for me.

What is your favorite thing to do in Fulton?

My favorite thing to do in Fulton is to go bowling at the Fulton Bowling Center.

What is your favorite memory from WWU?

My favorite memories from William Woods are the ones I have made with my new and wonderful friends that I have made in the past year.