Rooted in Culture
Apr17

Rooted in Culture

When Jacklyne Pham’s parent’s moved to America from Vietnam in 1981, they were pregnant with Jacklyne and hoping to give their daughter a great life in America while still hanging on to their beloved Vietnamese culture. After the war, they first ended up in Honk Kong and then moved on Massachusetts, where Jacklyne’s uncle lived. With Massachusetts came opportunity, family, and, begrudgingly, lots of snow. So, Jacklyne and her parents...

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Spreading the Word through Ambassadorship
Apr17

Spreading the Word through Ambassadorship

Written By: Amanda Manjone When thinking about the many wonderful things about our university, the foremost thing that comes to mind is our alumni. Your stories continue to encourage and impress not only those who work at CSU, but your fellow classmates and alumni. We are able to hear them when you connect with us on social media, when you reach out to Career Services for assistance and when you attend our various regional social...

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The Couple Who Studies Together…
Apr17

The Couple Who Studies Together…

Kristine Morel AA in General Studies, 2009 BS in Healthcare Administration, 2013 MBA/Project Management, (expected graduation 2017) Ernest Morel AAS in Criminal Justice, 2012 BSBA/International Management, 2014 MBA/Project Management, (expected graduation 2017) Kristine and Ernest Morel met while serving in the military. Kristine grew up in a third world country where not everyone had the opportunity of education. Her parents embedded...

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Gain Relevant Experience Through Volunteering
Apr17

Gain Relevant Experience Through Volunteering

Written By: Elizabeth Mimms It can be difficult to understand how to bridge the gaps between education and experience in order to move closer to your desired career. One way to gain experience is through volunteering. Volunteering not only makes you feel good, but it also looks good on a resume. In addition, you may utilize volunteer experiences to gain crucial knowledge, skills and abilities sought after by employers. Volunteering...

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Rewind in the Blind
Oct14

Rewind in the Blind

The mission of two veterans to reach their fellow soldiers Jason Norris and Zachary Connerty met in 2001 while stationed at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Zach was shift supervisor for a military police unit and Jason was newly assigned on base. Jason was to shadow Zach in order to learn the ropes on Fort Jackson but instead, he asked that he be provided a patrol car so he could figure things out on his own and “stay out of the way.”...

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