The Man Behind the Camera
Garrett Garms ‘07 is a man of few
Garrett is someone that seems to have more hours in a day than most of
What is your current position?
Visual Specialist (University Photographer)
What year did you graduate?
What was your major?
Management Information Systems
Why did you choose Winston-Salem State University?
An employee of WSSU highly recommended that I apply to the school. I am from Winston-Salem, so WSSU seemed like a good choice. I applied and was offered a partial scholarship that was later changed to a full Chancellor’s Scholarship.
What is your best memory of school?
I was fortunate enough to be able to go on a mini-study abroad to West Africa, Benin, and Ghana for a month. Later in my junior
What advice would you give our students today?
I would tell students of today and the future to make the most out of your time while you are in school. Enjoy yourself but also apply yourself and definitely do a study abroad if you have the opportunity and means.
What was most important to you during your college years? Now?
In school, taking advantage of opportunities that came my way. Now, it’s spending time with family and friends and doing things that I enjoy.
Who was the most influential person during your time WSSU?
There was no one person. The professors that I had here were phenomenal. Due to the smaller classroom sizes, I received more personalized attention. That made my experience amazing.
What is an unknown fact about you that would surprise most people?
I like a wide variety of music, and apparently, I can be funny.
List your motto or notable words that best describe you?
The words that I have gotten from others to describe myself are eccentric and enigma.
Dr. Peay - May 2015
Ms. Heather Davis - July 2015
Dave Fichialos - November 2015
Michael and Cindy Isler - December 2015