32 Meditations on Gratitude from the Presence Team

During the holiday season, it’s hard not to think about what we’re thankful for.

The holidays provide an opportunity for reflection, connection, and inspiration. Here at Presence, we exercised our gratitude muscles by asking our teammates what they were thankful for this year. Their responses are heartfelt, delightful, giggle-inducing, and inspiring.

Here is what we’re thankful for this year, in no particular order:

1. Andy Gould, Director of Campus Development

2. Cameron Morrow, Full Stack Developer

3. Alexandra Pearson, Happiness Expert

4. Adrienne McBroon, Happiness Sidekick

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5. Dustin Ramsdell, Content Contributor

6. Justin Fries, Full Stack Developer

7. Jon Paul, Content Contributor


8. Jacob Crescent, Front-End Engineer

9. Lindsay Murdock, Engagement Specialist

10. Andy Angstadt, Campus Outreach Coordinator

11. Tricia Timney, Campus Outreach Coordinator

12. Mike Janofsky, Director of Happiness

13. Ryan Bye, Content Contributor

14. Branaah Craig, Software Development Intern

15. Joe Levy, Content Contributor

16. Alan Devos, Chief Technology Officer

17. Meghan Colby, Campus Outreach Coordinator

18. Franklin Alves, Happiness Expert

19. Zack Holloway, Backend Engineer

20. Aaron Hogue, Senior Full Stack Engineer

21. Lindsey Velde, Content Marketing Intern

22. A.J. Guedouar, Engagement Specialist

23. Reuben Pressman, Founder & CEO

24. Kayley Robsham, Community Engagement Manager

25. Devin Alexander, Campus Outreach Coordinator

26. Andrea Castaneda, Campus Outreach Coordinator


27. Rita Zwiefel, Campus Outreach Coordinator

28. Brian LeDuc

29. Cassandra Corrado, Director of Marketing

30. Madeline Streilein, Campus Development Intern

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31. Matt Taylor, Full Stack Developer

32. Mark Schimmel, Campus Outreach Coordinator

Most of all, we’re thankful for the community of higher ed professionals who we work with every day. You’re awesome — thank you for working to improve the student experience. We love being on this journey with you.

What are you thankful for this year?

Kayley Robsham

About the author: Kayley Robsham is the former Community Engagement Manager at Presence, the complete student engagement platform. Learn how we can help get your students involved.

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