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Collin J. Dungan

Class of 2020

Collin J. Dungan

Hometown: Laddonia, Missouri

High School: Community R-VI

Major: Political and Legal Studies with a minor in History

Campus Activities: President’s Twenty and Phi Alpha Delta

What are your career plans?

I plan on furthering my education by attending law school, which will hopefully lead to me becoming an attorney.

Why did you come to William Woods?

I came to William Woods because the scholarship opportunities were too good to pass up.

What has been your favorite class here so far? Why?

So far my favorite class has been Biomedical Ethics with Professor Robert Scott. The class covered a wide array of topics, as well as provided information necessary to debate controversial topics.

What has been your favorite LEAD event so far? Why?

My favorite lead events tend to be the senior showcases held at the end of each semester. They are informational and allow a peek at what students have accomplished at William Woods.

What’s one thing you wish you had known when you first started at William Woods?

I wish I would have known how fast everything would go by. I’m here for my third year, but it feels like I just moved into my freshman dorm a couple weeks ago.

What is one thing you wish more people knew about you?

I wish people knew that I’m naturally just a quiet person. I observe more than I speak in most events.

Have you ever had a fun nickname? What was it?

Through two years in high school I had the nickname “Dropthepiano” on the baseball team because my coach said I ran like I had a piano on my back.

What is a typical weekday like for you at William Woods?

My typical weekday is: wake up around 8, shower, get dressed and eat breakfast, go through my classes which get over around 3 every day, hang out with some friends until around 7, go home, eat and do homework, in bed around midnight.

What is your favorite place in Fulton? Why?

My favorite place in Fulton would most likely be the Brick District. There are a number of restaurants and other places that are enjoyable to attend.

What has surprised you the most about going to school at William Woods?

The thing that has surprised me most is how easy all of the professors are to work with. If you need anything, they will be there to assist you.

What has been the most challenging part of college?

The most challenging part of college for me has been attempting to participate in activities and do well in classes, while also managing events that have occurred apart from school.

What is one word your friends would use to describe you?

Plain-spoken.

What is one word you’d use to describe William Woods?

Accepting.

What is your favorite memory of your time here at William Woods so far?

My favorite memories here all involve meeting the people that I have grown close with these past couple years.

Who is your favorite faculty or staff member? Why?

Professor Robert Scott. I have never had a class period with him that I failed to learn something new.