Meet Asia Whittenberger, a Saint Joseph’s University student majoring in Sociology and Communications! Asia has one of the most unique jobs on campus. Read her interview below to see what it is! Follow Asia on Instagram: @achawhitty        

What made you pick Saint Joseph’s University over other schools?

I love the architecture of the buildings and the pretty campus. It is situated in a great city.

What is your current major at Saint Joseph’s University?

Sociology and Communications.

What year do you graduate?

2022

Are you involved in any clubs, sports, activities at Saint Joseph’s University?

I am the Hawk Mascot for Women’s Basketball and I am involved in Athletics Marketing. Also, I am a resident assistant, writing tutor, and wellness educator.

What is your favorite part about attending Saint Joseph’s University?

My friends are great!

What is your proudest moment at Saint Joseph’s University?

Becoming the Hawk Mascot!

From your perspective- how is the experience of being a college student during a pandemic?

Saint Joesph’s was one of the few schools in Philly to offer at least some in-person classes. I was excited to get to live on campus again.

If you had to eat one meal, every day for the rest of your life, what would it be?

It would have to be pho!

People would be surprised if they knew:

I don’t play basketball.

What did you want to be when growing up?

A meteorologist. Now THAT really went out the window!

What do you always want to try and never did?

Skydiving.

What is the first concert you attended?

Taylor Swift.

What is your favorite restaurant/ place to eat in the City Ave District? 

Hmmm…Landmark because they have really good wings!

What places have you lived in?

Carlisle, PA and here on campus.

You’re happiest when?

I get free food on campus!

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