Erin Merritt

Faculty & Staff

Erin Merritt

International Student Advisor

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Where are you from? Ohio.

What are some of your hobbies? I love to read and do anything by the water.

What advice do you have for prospective students? It will be hard, but you are stronger than you think and God honors your commitments.

What is your favorite spot on campus? I love the campus at night all lit up. The Garden of Miracles is stunning at night.

What is your best admission memory? Seeing the smiling faces of students when they’ve been accepted into a program. There is a smile of hope and accomplishment.

What is your best college memory? Seeing my professors proud of me at graduation. They knew my struggles and had faith in me.

Fast Facts

Three Words to Describe Yourself: Peaceful, happy and blessed.

Favorite Subject: Anything OT-related and nothing to do with math.

Role Model: My grandmother.

Most prized possession: My children.

Music you enjoy: Piano Brothers, Great Gatsby Soundtrack.

Favorite Orlando Activities: Anything to do with water and fresh air. Waterfront in Mount Dora is stunning.

Book You Would Read Again: Wuthering Heights.

Dream Travel Destination: Italy for the secrecy. London for the food.

Must-watch Movies: The Secret Garden, It’s a Wonderful Life.

Favorite Quote: “…completely, and perfectly and incandescently happy.” Jane Austen