“I knew that I would receive a very high quality, personalized education at Franklin College. The professors there really prioritize teaching, I know that they get to know their students, they can do that, because they have small class sizes.” – Beasley
Zach graduated from Franklin College in 2015 in with degrees in computing science and applied mathematics. He is following his parents’ footsteps into a career in academia. He received a Ph.D. in computer science and engineering in 2020 from the University of South Florida and is now teaching there.
He is grateful for his liberal arts background that has helped set him apart from his fellow students. “I had fellow Ph.D. students who came from more technical backgrounds, and while they might have had very focused technical skills, there were some maybe interpersonal skills that were lacking or communication skills that were lacking. And I’ve always felt very confident in the well-rounded education that I received.” – Beasley
At Franklin College, the student-teacher ratio is more than just a number. It’s a close relationship between the students and our professors. Our instructors care about your success and will cheer you on—almost like a parent.
Whether it was his own father or another professor, Zach is grateful for not only the education but the support his professors showed him.
“I’m very thankful for all the opportunities I had at Franklin. And I think it’s a great college. I’m very proud of Franklin.” – Beasley