Student and Alumni Spotlights for the Psychology Program

Marylyn Jackson, Psychology Major

Name: Marylyn Jackson
Major: Psychology
Hometown: McFarland, WI
Fact: It’s my lifelong dream to race a camel across the desert.

I chose to come to Belhaven because... I’ve never been somewhere so relaxed. Somewhere that I don’t have to worry about doing everything perfectly. Somewhere I am constantly encouraged. When I’m about to lose my mind because I don’t know which tax form to fill out or I don’t understand why God created humanity, I ask and someone offers to help me, talk with me, pray for me.

One relationship that has meant a lot to me while attending Belhaven University... is with Ruth, my sweet hall mate.

Because of my degree from Belhaven University... When I get a Psychology degree, I’m going to go on to get my Master’s and become a counselor. So I can take everything I've learn here about how God values humanity and how God wants us to deal with each other, and use it in a pre-marital or martial counseling session.

One word to describe my experience at Belhaven: Unexpected