What Great Minds Can Do: Robin Schilke
Pittstown, New Jersey
"This unique opportunity to help build a foundation and family between the future leaders of tomorrow, has pushed me to accomplish things I never imagined possible."
Robin Schilke, from Pittstown New Jersey, currently studies at Seton Hall University and is pursuing a major in the arts. Some interests that Schilke's has a passion for are photography, painting, graphic design and anything else having to do with art. Some of her accomplishments include being a station manager in her high school television program, designing a flyer for The National Art Bottle Museum in Saratoga, New York, designing the cover of the alumni magazine at her high school, as well as, president of National Art Society and president and founder of the graphic design club.
Robin chose Seton Hall University for multiple reasons. First and foremost, the new Leadership Development Program caught her attention. Robin said, "What peaked my interest was the Leadership Program. Once I learned more about it and the opportunities it held, I knew Seton Hall was the place for me." She also chose this university over others because of its location. Its proximity to New York City gives an advantage to different opportunities like internships and potential jobs in the future. When visiting Seton Hall, Schilke could feel the excitement about the art program which enticed her to take a closer look and ultimately, choosing the university as her future home.
Robin, besides studying for her major, likes to take photos of different clubs and organizations on campus. This helps her network and find more projects to embark on such as creating the logo for Dr. Bryan Price's coaching business, Top Mental Game. When she graduates, Schilke aspires to be a creative director who oversees graphic designers. On the side, she would like to be a wedding photographer. When speaking about the Leadership Program, Robin becomes very excited about the new people and opportunities she has already experienced, just in the short time in being a part of the program. She says, "this unique opportunity to help build a foundation and family between the future leaders of tomorrow, has pushed me to accomplish things I never imagined possible." She will continue to study and work hard in this Leadership Program until she graduates in four years.
Seton Hall Career Highlights:
- Competitively selected to be in first Buccino Leadership Institute cohort
- Member of Seton Hall Photography Club
- Social Media Platform Manager, Buccino Leadership Institute Strategic Communications Initiative
- Graphic Design intern for Seton Hall Athletics