Corbin Z. Starner, Penn State Mont Alto (PA)

Major: Information, Sciences and Technology, Networking Option Graduation Date: May 1, 2016 Not Counted Because: Transferred; Started Part-Time I transferred to Penn State Mont Alto because Penn State is a reputable school that offers the Information Sciences and Technology major. The school is also in a convenient location making it a great choice. I have…

Jessica Dobbins, Doane College (NE)

Major: Business Human Resources Graduation Date:  May 8, 2016 Not Counted Because: Transferred I am a mother of three small children, I work full-time and also coach sports. Because my life is so busy, I knew that I needed a program that would be flexible with my schedule and life. I decided on Doane because…

Lauren Kent, Jefferson Community College (NY)

Major: Mathematics & Science Graduation Date: May 20, 2016 Not Counted Because: Transferred I transferred schools because I am a military veteran and dependent, which requires frequent relocation.  After graduation I plan to transfer to another institution where I will study molecular biology.  My ultimate goal is to attend medical school. Visit Jefferson Community College’s…

Elizabeth Tabak, Rose State College (OK)

Majors: Psychology & Women’s Studies Graduation Date: May 6, 2016 Not Counted Because: Transferred As a military dependent I found one of the greatest challenges in completing a degree was not in mastering the coursework but in finishing a college degree at the same college I started from. From life as a stay-at-home mother to…

Luis Perez Flores, Rose State College (OK)

Major: Enterprise Development/Construction Management Graduation Date: May 6, 2016 Not Counted Because: Started Part-Time At the time I started at Rose State College I was classified as an undocumented student.  Due to his status, I was not able to qualify for state or federal aid and had to pay for all college expenses out of…

Iesha D. DeLesline, Genesee Community College (NY)

Major: Liberal Studies Graduation Date: May 22, 2016 Not Counted Because: Transferred Just after graduating high school in 2007, I was enrolled in the Borough of Manhattan (CUNY) for two semesters in 2008 and 2009. At that time, I was interested in becoming an actress and pursuing a  career in theater. Sadly, the coursework did…

Debra Stimpson, SUNY Adirondack (NY)

Major: Accounting Graduation Date: May 19, 2016 Not Counted Because: Transferred; Started Part-Time I am an adult returning student at SUNY Adirondack. I attended SUNY Potsdam for one year beginning September 1972. In the interim, I married, had a family and have enjoyed a 40-year career in banking. After my children left home I realized…

Allie Hardacre, Cloud County Community College (KS)

Major: Science – Recreation Graduation Date: May 13, 2016 Not Counted Because: Started Part-Time I was a single mom with a six-month-old baby. I knew I wanted to go to college, but didn’t know if I could balance being a mom and a full-time student while working. As a part-time night student, I learned the…

Vanessa Torres, Cloud County Community College (KS)

Major: Science Graduation Date: May 13, 2016 Not Counted Because: Started Part-Time I started college part-time because I did not want to be overwhelmed my first year of college. At the time of  enrollment I had just found out I was pregnant as well, so I did not want to stress too much about school….

Pamela Brayton, SUNY Adirondack (NY)

Major: Creative Writing Graduation Date: May 19, 2016 Not Counted Because: Transferred I started college in Utah at a 4-year university as a full-time student in 1982. After two semesters, I quit school and didn’t return to college until 2009. In September 2009, I began attending SUNY Adirondack as a part-time student. After I graduate…

Leah Fay, Rose State College (OK)

Major: Enterprise Development Graduation Date: May 14, 2016Not Counted Because: Started as a Part-Time Student Due to circumstances beyond my control, I could not enroll full-time when I started college. After graduation, I plan on continuing my education to obtain a bachelor’s degree. Visit  Rose State College’s Student Achievement Measure page to see how many…