Hofstra Students Give Thanks

'Tis the season to be thankful! Here’s a round up of what some Hofstra students are thankful for this Thanksgiving.

“I'm thankful for my health, and my family and friends. And I'm thankful that I live in a country where I can read books by my favorite authors, and then talk complexly about the themes of their books in public without being prosecuted for it.” –Tyler Cutler

“I'm thankful for all the people in my life that would be there at a moment's notice if anything serious ever happened to me.” –Sean Grealy

“I'm thankful for my family who is always there no matter how far away they go!” –Dan Nelson

“To be fortunate enough to live in such an accepting and kind community!” –Zachary Kizer

“I’m thankful that I am fortunate enough to receive an education. I'm thankful for family and friends that are healthy, alive, and supportive. –Mara Weiss

“I am thankful for my family and friends, and to have a home to miss while I'm at school!” –Marisa Russell

“I’m thankful for a family to go home to and friends to talk to! Also the fact that I have multiple sweaters.” –Shannon Toohey

“I'm thankful to have found friends who I love and who love me unconditionally!” –Christine Brazeau

“I’m thankful for all the awesome people I live with!” –Jumarlin Echavarria

“I'm thankful to have found a school that I've known was perfect for me from day one, and for all of the people I've met here that have helped me grow into someone I can be proud of.” –Blakely Shaw

“Pie. I'm thankful somebody invented pie” –Ashley Francis

“I am thankful for the friends I have that can make me smile when I'm down and can in someway show me how to be a better version of myself. Also for the professors here, seriously one of my favorite things about the academics here.” –Lindsay Sher

“I'm thankful for every single amazing person in my life. I couldn't get through the day-to-day without great people surrounding me with positive energy and smiles.” –Rachel Crocetti

"I'm thankful to have people in my life that support me in following my dreams" -Sidney Madden

“I’m thankful to have found home away from home.” –Kristina Leone