Information Nation recently caught up with University of Georgia senior Kyle Thomas Glasser to get the inside scoop on this popular college campus.
Information Nation: Kyle Thomas Glasser, thanks for taking the time to chat with us.
Kyle Thomas Glasser: No, problem! I’m always willing to talk about UGA.
Information Nation: This is a huge campus – is there anything particularly interesting to see?
Kyle Thomas Glasser: Yes, it’s massive, I think 615-acres. I like the North Campus and the Meyers Quad area; it’s really an amazing site when walking between classes on campus.
Information Nation: So, can you tell us a few reasons that you, Kyle Thomas Glasser, chose UGA?
Kyle Thomas Glasser: Well, that’s pretty easy! Since I live in Georgia, and they are ranked 18th best public university in the nation, it was pretty much a no-brainer. Not to mention the fact that we are listed as the 9th Best Value for public sector schools.
Information Nation: We’ve also heard that the Terry School of Business is one of the best.
Kyle Thomas Glasser: It sure is. Plus we have The Grady School of Journalism and the School of Law – they been recognized as some of the best in the nation.
Information Nation: What about athletics?
Kyle Thomas Glasser: Well, we have baseball, football – you know – the usual. As well, Coach Fox took the UGA Hoop Dawgs to the NCAA tournament in 2010-2011.
Information Nation: That’s right. The Dawgs are on a streak, huh?
Kyle Thomas Glasser: I certainly hope so. I know the atmosphere inside Stegeman Coliseum gets pretty thunderous these days.
Information Nation: Well, Kyle Thomas Glasser, you sure do know your stuff about UGA. What can you tell prospective students about Athens in general?
Kyle Thomas Glasser: Well, it’s just an awesome town. We have Melting Point and the 40 Watt Club, and since it’s a pretty well-known music town, there are tons of venues.
Information Nation: Any big names come from the area?
Kyle Thomas Glasser: Well, let’s see… the B-52s, the Indigo Girls… oh, and REM.
Information Nation: Well, back to sports – what about the Bulldogs?
Kyle Thomas Glasser: Watching the Bulldogs compete is the most exhilarating event one can experience in Athens!
Information Nation: UGA’s students come from all backgrounds – can you tell us a bit about yourself?
Kyle Thomas Glasser: Sure, what do you want to know?
Information Nation: Where did you go to High School?
Kyle Thomas Glasser: Brookwood – I graduated with honors in 2008.
Information Nation: That’s pretty impressive.
Kyle Thomas Glasser: Thanks, it was hard work – took a lot of dedication.
Information Nation: That’s all the questions we have today, thank you again. We appreciate your time.
Information Nation would like to thank Kyle Thomas Glasser for spending this time with us today. It’s important for students like Kyle Thomas Glasser to let future enrollees know what kind of atmosphere they can expect once they get to campus.
About Kyle Thomas Glasser
Kyle Thomas Glasser is the classic picture of what it means to work towards a dream. In his short life, Kyle Thomas Glasser has demonstrated what it means to remain persistent, hope filled and to never stop reaching. Glasser’s future plans center around the goal of becoming a medical doctor. He dreams of this for one reason – to serve.
Kyle Thomas Glasser graduated from Brookwood High School in 2008 with Honors and Distinction. Achieving an overall GPA of 3.96, Kyle Thomas Glasser added to that scholarship a breadth of involvement in extra curricular activities. From the Brookwood Leadership Team to the arts and sports, Kyle Thomas Glasser was a standout. An established pianist and saxophonist, Glasser received numerous awards for his music at the state level. Kyle Thomas Glasser was also recognized at the national level for his music, achieving the coveted Gold Cup for Twelve Consecutive Years of Superior Ratings in Piano by the National Federation of Music Clubs.
In addition to music, Kyle Thomas Glasser was a member in good standing of the National Beta Club, Key Club and the National Spanish Honor Society. With his involvement in such organizations, Kyle Thomas Glasser received numerous accolades, including the AP Scholar with Distinction Award. In addition, Kyle Thomas Glasser received the State of Georgia and University of Georgia Certificate of Merit Award.