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Angwin to Angwish Run Continues Revival

On October 26, runners of all ages and abilities will enjoy the fun and challenge of Angwin to Angwish, Pacific Union College’s annual trail run in the heart of the Napa Valley.

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Pioneers Athletics Start Season Strong

Four of the six Pioneers athletic teams—women’s volleyball, men’s soccer, and the men and women cross country team—began their seasons this fall, representing PUC with their promising talent at both home and away games.

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Convocation Features Pioneering Surgeon Leonard Bailey

PUC’s student body, from excited freshmen to seasoned seniors, packed into the PUC Church on September 25 to attend the first gathering of fall quarter’s Colloquy Speaker Series.

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Student Blogs | Vanessa Felder

Posted on June 8, 2012 at 2:32 pm

Can’t believe graduation is less than two weeks away! I remember coming in as a freshman thinking I would be here for an eternity. Little did I know that time was moving faster than I could’ve ever imagined. All the memories I have accumulated over the years — from basketball, clubs, intramurals, etc. — are slowly replaying in my mind. Though this is the last dead week of my collegiate career, I am still super busy with papers, projects, and studying. You would think that after five years of college I would know better than to procrastinate, but instead I have excelled at it. As finals week approaches, I make time to reminisce on the good times shared with friends, while at the same time keeping myself from crying.

It’s hard to believe I’m leaving the comfort zone I created here and stepping out into the real world. Daily I question myself — Where do I go from here? What Is God’s plan? Will I seize every window of opportunity? How come I can’t find a summer job that will benefit me spiritually, emotionally, and physically? But what I have come to realize is that I cannot do it on my own, and I must trust and pray that God will take care of me. Recently I was accepted into my first choice for graduate school, and can hardly wait for this new chapter in my life to begin. Though graduation will be a bittersweet experience, I know it is time for me to move on. PUC will always hold a special place in my heart, and I thank God for blessing me with the opportunity to come here. 

Vanessa Felder
Senior, Communication