- Undergraduate Institution: Ferris State University
- Undergraduate Major(s) & Degree(s) Achieved: Bachelor of Social Work
- Graduate Institution(s): University of Michigan; Ferris State University
- Graduate Major(s) & Degree(s) Achieved: Masters of Social Work with a concentration in Social Policy and Program Development and Evaluation; Doctoral Candidate Doctorate of Community College Leadership
What support system or mentors did you have in college?
I had faculty mentors who introduced me to undergraduate research, helped me to find funding to study abroad, and staff mentors who helped guide me through my college and professional journey
What is something that you know now, that you wish you knew when you were in college?
To lean into the changes and enjoy the moment. Grades are important but value the small moments with friends
What advice do you have for a first-generation college student pursuing a degree at
Get involved. Go to an event that you didn't think you would.