Student and Alumni Spotlights for the Intercultural Studies Program

Gabi Raines, International Studies Major

Name: Gabi Raines
Major: International Studies
Hometown: Guntown, MS
Fact: I speak Spanish.

I chose to come to Belhaven University because... I chose to come to Belhaven University because of the Political Science program. When I met with Dr. Steven Phillips, I recognized that Belhaven would provide me with the conservative political education that I wanted and that I knew I would not find a state funded universities. 

One relationship that has meant a lot to me while attending Belhaven University is... I love the relationship that I have with the faculty at Belhaven. My professors are truly here to help me get the most out of my time and money. Also, my professors are extremely personable and have become more than just professors. They are my role models, my friends, and my spiritual brothers and sisters in Christ. The summer before my sophomore year, my little brother passed away and the Belhaven Faculty and Staff came together for me. This campus is Christ infused and it shows in almost all of the relationships that are built here. 

Because of my degree from Belhaven University... Because of my degree from Belhaven University I will enter the world and my career path with a unique Christian worldview and the knowledge that a "heart for the nations" is existent. I feel that my degree is unique as I have had an incredible learning experience here at Belhaven.  

One word to describe your experience at Belhaven: Enlightening 

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