The F. W. Olin Family™ is wonderful, and these anonymously-submitted compliments provide a small and sweet sampling of some of the reasons why. Much love!
audrey lee – thanks for always relating to me and nerding out together
jules brettle – you are such a kind person with a warm heart
Thank you Meg K for being an amazing friend <3
kristtiya – meme queen of olin ’22
james davis has the best hair. hands down. you can fight me on this one. not to mention being super friendly and a mega talented dude.
Meg, you’re one of the most genuinely kind-hearted people I’ve ever met. I’m constantly amazed by your compassion and empathy–in addition to, obviously, how frickin smart and cool you are. You’re such a good person and I’m so lucky to know you!
Sam D, you are such an incredible and inspiring person. How do you walk around with such a ginormous heart full of so much love and care??? I love all your incredibly niche STS memes and your lovely laugh. Truly honored to be your friend <3
Cali has really positive vibes and I’ve loved seeing her creativity in her paintings and baking!
quinn kelley is one of the kindest, most supportive people I am lucky enough to call a friend
Prisha, you’re one of the sweetest people I know. thanks for always making me laugh you cutie <3
Carlos has the meats
Francine- you’re the best at covering all my frequently asked questions
Adva. Adva. Adva. We would be lost without her.
Gilda’s story at Convocation was so powerful! (As were the stories that MarCom posted after!)
julia chomowicz is the best. julia is SO SWEET and livens up any occasion. she always says hi to you with a big smile and it’s a very special thing to behold. we stan julia
Serna, you are always there for your friends and you do everything you can to make Olin a
Shout out to Rachel Won and Alex Frye for coming to talk with our Advising Family about registration even though they’re on LOA. You rock!
kate mackowiak is a loving friend and she is so cool and wow I am just so lucky to know her
nathan faber is a cool dude. the man gives great hugs and loves his bikes like they are his children. gotta love him
scoleman is so fun to be around
Jon Stolk, you are an amazing professor. Thank you for truly and genuinely supporting and caring about your students.
thank you alana huitric for helping me with my homework and everything in between <3
Luke M has been such a ray of light in my life this semester. if he sees this, keep being you!! so endlessly grateful for you.
cara has the most comforting presence :)
Eriel makes me laugh. Always.
the modsim teaching team is the best!
prisha sadhwani is absolutely gorgeous and has the most infectious laugh ever. wow. she is just the best
Casey May (Lil Flex) is just one of my favorite people. He is so cheerful and always knows the kindest thing to say in any circumstance. Plus, I love having a friend that I can send cute dog pics and memes to.
Jeremy Skoler has an inspiring amount of confidence to try new things.
Maeve you’re the best thanks for being an awesome friend!!! Keep being your gay, trans, badass self <3 <3
ally bell is *the* kindest soul
Himanshu is so positive and kind
annie tor is so sweet and so hard working
To the Koala Tea Friends- thanks for everything! <3 I hope we will get to be all together again
Jules, I so appreciate how out of your way you’ll go to make tools for other peoples’ organization or learning. They’re always so elegant and well-thought-out!
emma mack – a loyal friend with giving and fun energy!
Skagglioli has got the ravioli
nicola van moon is awesome. she is great to work with and even better to talk to. I think nicola is the most relatable person around and an excellent source of friendship
Han Vakil was a great negotiator when trading for black market supplies in our candidates
weekend design challenge.
Taylor Swift, thank you for saving me while writing my SCOPE midyear report <3 Wouldn’t have made it through the assignment without your jams
Kristin Aoki, you never fail to make my day better, and my hopeless romantic heart has found kin in your hopeless romantic heart. Thank you for being you <3
Jason Woodard is a 10/10 SCOPE adviser
Lynn, you’re the best advisor in the whole world. You always know exactly the right questions to ask. Thank you for your tireless dedication to your students!
3OH!3, thank you for recognizing us! It’s pretty rare for a community college to get shout outs like that ;)
Leon Santen is always tirelessly trying to make the Woodland experience work for everyone. He deserves so much appreciation.
Emma Pan and Erika Lu bring me joy with their cute, bright personalities and creativity
Leon Santen – You have such interesting perspective on the world and open my mind with every conversation.
Lydia H is so hard working and positive, and has one of the best smiles ever!
Vivian from the registrar is so sweet
Erhardt is one of the most passionate professors I know. His knowledge is boundless and I’m so privileged to learn from him.
Meg K. you inspire me every day!
katie foster, i love hanging out and doing homework with you!
Cassandra is a thoughtful, positive, and really supportive friend. She was always able to notice when I wasn’t in the best mental state and really makes me feel like she has my back
clark pohl – thanks for being lively and hard-working
Alison Wood, thank you for being a professor at Olin! You make Olin a better place. I promise, I’ll find some way to make you queen
Serna, thank you for all of the things you do for the community <3
Camille, you have so much compassion and patience. I’m so thankful for your presence at Olin
The Frankly Speaking team has put a lot of work into keeping an awesome part of Olin alive during a chaotic time. Thank you for that!
Grace, you’re one of the most empathetic and caring people I know. I’m constantly blown away by your capacity to care for people even when they’re going through really, really hard things. You’re amazing and I’m so glad we’re friends <3
Looking into Anya’s eyes is like looking into the galaxy
I’m really thankful for the Community Connections Storytelling Workshops. I went to most of them and found it a time to connect with faculty and staff (and alumni!) who I wouldn’t normally get to just chat with. Thanks for doing these!
Rajiv, I enjoy all of our conversations and you make AMAZING cookies. Definitely friendship-earning-worthy cookies! <3
Arla, you’re a natural-born leader and you’re gonna take over the world, and I can’t wait to see
what you do. Cheering you on always <3
Anna Commers is always up to something unique and awesome.
Meg Ku makes everything work. More Meg, please
Maia M is a sweet pea
Erhardt, I am so fortunate to have you as a professor and mentor. You’ve taught me so much about how to be an effective teacher, especially in the way that you care and believe so much in your students. Your constant support and belief in me makes me believe in myself. Thank you so much!
gail romer, such a kind-hearted soul
Sara Hendren. Review in the m-f’ing NEW YORKER and NPR’s Best Books of 2020. Could we be any luckier to have her at Olin?
Our sketch model artist in residence Arlene really encourages us to think about society and making in different ways and stretch our worldview
Max, I’m really glad that we’ve become friends this semester!
Julian saved our scope team with TLC
scoleman, I’ve never met such a giving yet fun person before
Declan – Talking to you always makes me feel so much better about my self and the world
Reid – I super appreciate your perfect blend of compassion and honesty
Leon: little nail, thick head
Mia Skaggs is always ready with the right mode – joke mode, sweet mode, party mode. They’re all awesome
shoutout to SG and SLAC and Frankly Speaking and Catalyst and everyone else trying to make things happen
Sabrina, you have the sweetest smile and the coolest sense of style. I’m so glad we got closer this semester <3
I live, laugh, and love solely because of Anusha’s reminders
someday. I wouldn’t have made it through Olin without you.
caitlin kantor is such a gem. she is so sweet and so cool and so much fun to be around. you should consider yourself lucky if you get the chance to hang with caitlin
Riya, you’re one of the most Mom Friend people I know and also one of the most adorable. I love when you interrupt yourself mid-text, it brings me so much joy. Loved working with you this semester <3
Class of ‘21, y’all bring me so much joy. I’m pretty crushed that we won’t be spending our spring semester together. Keep being your unique selves and go out into the world and do strange, marvelous things!
I want to be Jadelin’s friend really badly