Courtney White

Courtney White


Lakewood, WA
Criminal Justice
Why I chose my major: 

Because I want to help people and be active while giving back to the community.

Why I chose RIT: 
The top notch access services and the diversity of the campus community.
What I like best about RIT: 

The campus spirit.

Best part of living on campus: 

Meeting new people!

Dream job: 
I don't have a dream job, but I'd love to work in a job that would allow me to make a difference in the lives of others.
Favorite spot on campus: 

Midnight Oil

Favorite professor: 
Jennifer Gravitz, because while she is a tough professor, she made the class entertaining.
Favorite class: 
Juvenile Justice, because it is a class about young people in the criminal justice system, and it targets the age level I want to work with.
What excites me about RIT: 

The spirit and energy  around campus.

My most memorable experience at RIT/NTID: 
Working for NTID’s Student Life Team my second year; it was the best working experience I’ve had, meeting new people and learning new leadership skills.
If I could tell prospective students only one thing about RIT/NTID, it would be: 

Prepare for the harsh winter climate. Winter attire will be your best friend!

Favorite place to eat in Rochester: 
Dinosaur BBQ
Favorite movie: 
“The Proposal”
Fun fact about me: 

My favorite snack is whole grain waffles with peanut butter on top!

One thing I’ve always wanted to do but never have: 
The one thing I can't live without: