Student Profile: Freeman Suruma '14

Freeman Suruma


Class Year


Kampala, Uganda








Residence Hall and Floor (for 2010-2011)
Maclellan Hall - Suburbs


Intramural soccer


Favorite place on campus
Mac, Shadowlands field, The Blink.


Why did you choose Covenant?
Covenant is a good Christian school with a solid academic curriculum and favorable financial aid.


How is Covenant unique?
Covenant teaches students how to integrate their Christianity with the rest of the world in a way that they can be a change for the better.


What has been your favorite experience at Covenant?
My favorite experience has been the different hall events that I have attended. These have given me an opportunity to interact with different kinds of people and learn from them.


What is your favorite class, and why?
Accounting with Prof. Dodson. Prof. Dodson is a unique teacher and his style of teaching makes you want to just keep learning.


What person at Covenant has had the greatest impact on you, and why?
My RA has been an exemplary character for me. Through his actions of love and kindness, I have in turn become a better person than I was when I first came.


What’s your favorite part of the day at Covenant?
Looking over the wonderful scenery through the window while eating in the Great Hall. This reminds me of home and of God’s awesomeness.


What are your post-graduation plans?
I intend to return to Africa and try to make a change whether big or small in whatever position that God calls me to.


How is Covenant equipping you for the future?
Covenant is training me to find my calling and teaching me to be prepared to take on whatever tasks I might face in the world in a way that is different and unique from our culture today.

Students, faculty and staff enjoyed a picnic and live music on the lawn to kick off the new academic year.

New students got a taste of downtown Chattanooga fun during Orientation week.
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