Gloria Meng

gloriaDepartment:  Marketing and International Business

Hometown:  Beijing, China

Roommates (family, friends, pets):  Parents and sister

Guilty Pleasures (junk food/TV/etc):  Stay up late

As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?  I did not have a dream job when I was a child, but I do remember that I did not want to grow up at all.

What was your major in undergrad?  Business Administration

Desert Island Categories
(If you were stranded on a deserted island, and you could pick one item for each category to have with you, what would you choose?)
– Book:  A Dream of Red Mansion (A Chinese classic)
– Movie:  Titanic
– TV Series:  Full House
– Album/Musician:  Momoe Yamaguchi (A Japanese singer)
– Food item:  Pizza

Why did you decide to pursue teaching?  I respect knowledge and enjoy interacting with young people, so teaching is the best job for me.

What has been your favorite teaching moment?  The moment when my students truly understood.

Favorite Quote:  “If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself.” — Albert Einstein