S: West Virginia University 2007-2011 Eric Francescangeli
FC: "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson | To the Graduate Eric Francescangeli. Class of 2011
1: Touring the Campus, 2007 | Eric was very set on going to a large university. He wanted to see Division 1 sports. He did just that at West Virginia University. The Coliseum and the Football stadium were the highlights of the student tour! | Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium | West Virginia University Coliseum | WVU 2007
2: The Towers at WVU Freshman Dorms Brooke Hall
3: Freshman Dorms. Brooke Hall | WVU was founded in 1867. Woodburn Hall (above) is the centerpiece of the campus. It opened with 122 students and 274 books. This building was built in 1875. By 1897 women were being admitted to all departments. Current enrollment is about 22,000 undergraduates. | ampus scenery
4: Freshman Dorms. Brooke Hall | The PRT opened in 1975. It connects the main campus and the evandale campus. Fifteen thousand people use the PRT every day during the school year. Since it opened in 1975, over 60,000,000 people have ridden the PRT. | ampus Highlights
5: Freshman Dorms. Brooke Hall | Since 1975, the PRT has ridden 22, 000, 000 miles.. Seventy Three cars make up the fleet. They are built on a Dodge truck chassis. They can travel up to 30 MPH. Each car holds up to 20 riders. | P | ersonal Rapid Transit | During the PRT cram in 2000, 97 people squeezed themselves into one vehicle.
6: West Virginia Football was a big part of the social life. Eric enjoyed most games. | ootball
8: Although they didn't have the best record while Eric was at WVU, the games were still great!! | The Student Section was obvious. The students always were decked out in bright yellow.
9: TAILGATING WEST VIRGINIA STYLE
10: HOME SWEET HOME? | Beer Pong Anyone | Did you lose a pair of sneakers??
11: 649 Spruce Street, Morgantown, West Virginia | Home away from home. Thank God!!
12: The Mountainlair inside and out. A great place to socialize, eat and relax. Some even study and learn here! | WVU "Up All Night" is a program designed to provide a safe environment for WVU students to socialize during weekends. The Mountainlair has hosted "Up All Night" every Thursday through Saturday during the fall and spring semesters since 1998.
13: The Mountainlair, commonly called "the Lair" by students, is the three-floor student union building at West Virginia University. The current building dates to 1968 and replaced an earlier structure built in 1948. The Mountainlair is also the site of American sculptor Donald De Lue's 1971 statue The Mountaineer, a bronze representation of West Virginia University's Mountaineer mascot.
14: A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
15: Friendship Continued | Friendship is the thread that ties our hearts together.
16: "It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are."
17: Enjoy the little things for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. - Robert Brault
18: Accept no one's definition of your life, but define yourself. - Harvey Fierstein
19: Try to discover the road to success and you'll seek but never find, but blaze your own path and the road to success will trail right behind. ~Robert Brault | Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars. ~Les Brown
22: I hope your dreams take you to the corners of your smiles, to the highest of your hopes, to the windows of your opportunities, and to the most special places your heart has ever known.
23: "Wherever you go, go with all your heart." ~Confucius
24: Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
25: Put your heart, mind, intellect and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. ~Swami Sivananda | You did it!
26: Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass…It's about learning to dance in the rain.