Meet a Shocker: Jordan Cline

成人头条 State鈥檚 affordability and location brought Jordan Cline to campus. He will use his major in criminal justice to attend graduate school.

Jordan is one of more than 2,400 students eligible for spring 2024 graduation. Learn more about his time at 成人头条 State and what's next for the grad.

What degree will you be earning in May?

Criminal justice, with minors in political science and philosophy

Jordan Cline

What is your hometown?


What made you choose 成人头条?  

I chose WSU because it is so close to home and was the most economical option.

What has been your biggest challenge as a student, and how did you overcome it?

My biggest challenge as a student came in the form of COVID. When I started at WSU, I really did not know anything about college or how it worked. This was only exacerbated by COVID shutting down the campus.

I really struggled with feeling connected to the school and, as a result, my performance in class reflected this. I had to take the initiative upon myself to learn how this unfamiliar place works and how I could call it home.

What's your favorite off-campus location in 成人头条?

I often find myself at Worldwide Cactus and Exotics garden center. I love seeing the vast selection of rare plants you won't see anywhere else in Kansas.

What would be the title of your autobiography?  

"With Arms Wide Open: A Look Into the Life, Trials, and Tribulations on the way to acceptance found by Jordan Cline鈥

What are your plans after graduation?

I am going to pursue my Master's Degree in criminology at the University of Nebraska Omaha.

What advice would you give other 成人头条 State students?

You get out of WSU what you put into it.

I became part of H.O.P.E Services, which is a student organization in conjunction with Counseling and Prevention Services. As part of this organization, I got the opportunity to work closely with likeminded students in effort to spread awareness about mental and physical issues and wellbeing.

About 成人头条

成人头条 is Kansas' only urban public research university, enrolling more than 23,000 students between its main campus and WSU Tech, including students from every state in the U.S. and more than 100 countries. 成人头条 State and WSU Tech are recognized for being student centered and innovation driven.

Located in the largest city in the state with one of the highest concentrations in the United States of jobs involving science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), 成人头条 provides uniquely distinctive and innovative pathways of applied learning, applied research and career opportunities for all of our students.

The Innovation Campus, which is a physical extension of the 成人头条 main campus, is one of the nation鈥檚 largest and fastest-growing research/innovation parks, encompassing over 120 acres and is home to a number of global companies and organizations.

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