Monyce Fleming

What would be your advice to prospective students about the college search? 

Take your time, and ask all the questions that you can think of. Really think about what kind of experiences you want to have while on your college journey, and be sure that you are applying to schools that offer the things that you are interested in. Also, visit as many schools that you can so you can get a real feel of each campus. 

Why should students attend Southwestern? 

Students should attend SU because this university offers a valuable education that does not adhere to the traditional norms of larger universities. A liberal arts education at SU will form well-rounded students that are ready to conquer the world! 

What are your favorite restaurants in Georgetown and why? 

Dos Salsas- It is a really good Tex-Mex restaurant. 

El Monumento- This is an excellent Mexican restaurant. 

What is your favorite thing to do in Georgetown and why? 

I love to go to Blue Hole during the Summer to relax, and cool off from this Texas heat. I also love going to The Square; especially for the Red Poppy Festival. 

What are your favorite restaurants in Austin and why? 

I love Snooze! It is a great breakfast/ brunch place with a great ambiance, and super delicious food. I also love Cava, which is like a Mediterranean Chipotle. 

What is your favorite thing to do in Austin and why? 

My favorite thing to do in Austin is go to the Domain. There’s a lot of great restaurants, stores, and activities to take part in there. 

What is your favorite SU fun fact? 

SU is the first college in Texas. 

What is your favorite SU tradition? 

For students to not walk across the seal until after graduating. 

What is your favorite place on campus?

My favorite place on campus is the Fine Arts Building. 

What are your hobbies? 

I like to mentor teens, and hangout with my friends. I love watching Marvel movies, and cool TV shows as well. 

Where were you born, and, if different, what do you consider your hometown?

I was born in Baltimore, Maryland. I consider my hometown to be Round Rock, Texas. 

What would your pirate name be? 

Captain Strong-Heart 

What is something people would be surprised to know about you?

I was actively in theater productions for 8 years straight, and loved every second of it. 

If you could have coffee in the Cove with anyone in the world, living or dead, who would it be and why? 

I would have coffee with Shonda Rhimes. She produces a handful of my favorite shows, and I think we would have a great conversation. 

When not at work, you can find me… 

In my bed watching Grey’s Anatomy, or in the kitchen cooking. 

If you could choose one superpower, what would it be? 

I would love to have the ability to teleport. 

What advice would you give your college self? 

Take advantage of all available resources on campus, and go be social. 

What is your anthem? 

Golden - Jill Scott 

What is your go-to emoji? 

The laughing with tears emoji

What app do you use the most? 

Tik Tok 

What is your favorite get-to-know-you question, and what would your answer be? 

If we were having a potluck, what would you bring? 

I would bring my 3 ingredient queso dip because it is simple and delicious.