Welcome, Freshmen!

Who we are

By now you’ve probably realized that there are a million things to know about this campus and its people... and all of that can feel a little overwhelming at times. Thankfully, there are a ton of people who are already rooting for you! We at CCF (Christian Campus Fellowship) are some of those people.
We are a diverse campus ministry, full of people from different backgrounds and beliefs, whose goal is to live like Jesus and show others that they are loved. Our community aims to treat all people with dignity and respect, and we hope that our hospitality says enough about who we are more than any words could. CCF is a home away from home for many students, and we’d love to be yours, too.
Every week we’ll have tons of opportunities to get involved, so stop by whenever to get better connected with our community!

What we do

free food… service trips… intramurals… freshmen-only events… bible studies… open mic nights… weekend retreats… leadership opportunities… trivia lunch... free coffee & desserts… music… art... off-campus adventures… compassion… fun!… weekly service opportunities… celebrate diversity... community… small groups... and more!

How to keep up with us

Instagram: @gatechCCF
Facebook: Gatech CCF
Email: stillma@gtccf.org

Meet the fresh-terns!

CCF is run by a staff of Georgia Tech alumni, as well as a team of interns who dedicate their year to serving God through the CCF community. We have three interns who work exclusively with the freshmen in our ministry, so read below to learn more about the fresh-terns!

Nicole Schuster
| Freshmen Intern | nicole.schuster@gtccf.org

Hometown: Smyrna, Georgia
Major: Business Administration
Fun Fact: I promise I'm fun! And sometimes funny too.

CCF has transformed my life. I know Jesus personally because of those that have come before me and I am so grateful for this place! I'm ecstatic for what God has in store for the community at CCF this year and know it will be nothing less than incredible. Thanks be to God for the opportunity to pour into others at a place that has invested so much in me!

Andrew Barnhardt
| Freshmen Intern | andrew.barnhardt@gtccf.org

Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Fun Fact: I am probably the both the most and least “Eagle Scouty” Eagle Scout you will ever meet.

Ccf is a place that has opened my eyes to what it means to be in deep relationships with both God and others. To continue on that path, working to continue to develop a community based on sincere relationships between genuine people and centered on Christ, is why I want to be an intern!

Walker Powell
| Freshmen Intern | walker.powell@gtccf.org

Hometown: Johnson City, Tennessee (cue Wagon Wheel)
Major: Computer Science
Fun Fact: I got paid $15 to play banjo at a restaurant in Uruguay.

Tech made sure I got a great education, but it was CCF that taught me what true community can look like — a place to feel known and loved, to be challenged to expand my views of who Jesus is, to be encouraged to look beyond myself by serving the community, and to laugh until I cried more times than I can count. I’m so excited to spend another year loving God and loving people, and having a lot of ridiculous fun along the way!

Bethany Bell
| Freshmen Intern | bethany.bell@gtccf.org

Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia
Major: Business Administration
Fun Fact: I sang at Carnegie Hall and I used to have a poop emoji collection.

When I entered CCF as a freshman, I had never experienced such a community, and I was shy and rather lonely. I also had many questions about my faith and nowhere to ask them. CCF was God nudging me in a direction I could have never imagined. Through this community, I learned more about how to be my authentic self, how to give back through service, and how to love myself and others well and develop deep connections that I am confident will last a lifetime. I just want to be a part of providing that experience for students from all backgrounds and beliefs, and for them to feel welcome and loved.

Olivia Apergis
| Freshmen Intern | olivia.apergis@gtccf.org

Hometown: Bristol, Connecticut
Major: Civil Engineering
Fun Fact: I got to be part of the team building the new Campus Center last summer!

I see CCF as a safe place where we can ask questions about faith and life, a community that will love and accept us for who we are, and a place to make lasting memories with friends. As an intern I want to help other students to find their home here, and to pass on Jesus's love that has been shown to me so clearly through the leadership and the peers I've met here.