Leadership, Service, Compassion and Empathy

November 4, 2021

What does it take to be a leader? Christian Potter ’22 thought about this a fair amount during the last few years. It wasn't until he stepped into the role of president of Undergraduate Student Government (USG) during a pandemic that he truly understood the qualities needed to get the job done. Tune in to learn about Christian’s year of leading, listening and learning.

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About Christian Potter '22

Christian is a senior from the Washington, D.C., area concentrating in the School of Public and International Affairs. He is a Peer Academic Advisor in Mathey College, a member of the club tennis team, and an undergraduate fellow of the Center for International Security Studies. He also serves as the President of the Undergraduate Student Government and recently joined Orange Key.

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About "Meet Princeton!"

Co-Hosts: Vivian Slee, senior assistant dean of admission, and Bryant Blount '08, assistant dean of undergraduate students and manager of strategic communications
Producers: Vivian Slee and Mary Buckley, associate dean, strategic communications, Office of Admission
Editor/Sound Engineer: Nick Donnoli, Orangebox Productions 
Sound Engineer: Molly Trueman '24
Logo Design: Esteban Aguas '19, admission officer

The theme music to our podcast was created by Molly Trueman '24. Molly plans on majoring in music with a potential certificate in Applications of Computing. Outside of class, she is part of Glee Club, Chamber Choir, and the Tigressions, a contemporary all-female a cappella group. While she has been practicing voice and piano since age six, within the past year—especially during quarantine—she has become more passionate about songwriting and music production, leading her to create music for this podcast.