Sandra Nmai Receives Jim Roberts Book Award

At the September Human Resources Association of CT (HRACC) monthly meeting, Goodwin College Business Administration student Sandra Naa Adoley Nmai was awarded the 2015 Jim Roberts Scholarship Book Award. HRACC’s goal is to promote the professional and personal development of current and future HR leaders. The scholarship is intended to assist a full-time student enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program with an interest in the Human Resources or Business fields. The Scholarship is awarded based on the quality of personal interview (articulate, achievement potential, presence, determination); quality of application (writing skills, volunteer activities, and interests); quality of reference (confirmation and track record);… Read more...

Amanda Sullivan: Manufacturing – “It’s a lot more fun than people would expect.”

Amanda Sullivan, 23, works in Torrington, Connecticut, as an operator at FuelCell Energy, “a global leader in providing ultra-clean baseload distributed generation to utilities, industrial operators, universities, municipal water treatment facilities, government installations, and other customers globally.” Sullivan lives in Tolland, Massachusetts,… Read more...
Megan Husson

Megan Husson: “It felt like I was training for a career while I was still in the classroom.”

Megan Husson, recent Goodwin College Medical Assisting graduate, was hired at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in the Hematology/Oncology Department exactly four years to the day of her discharge. At just 16 years old, Husson had been diagnosed with superior mesenteric artery syndrome, a rare gastro-vascular disorder that affects the intestines. “It took eight months to be diagnosed,” Husson recalled. “I’m 5’7 and was 102 pounds and on 28 different medications a day.” Read more...
Yesenia Aponte

Yesenia Aponte: “Without Goodwin’s support, I wouldn’t have been able to continue.”

Goodwin student Yesenia Aponte calls the College her second home. “It’s so peaceful here, and everyone I’ve met is friendly and helpful,” Aponte stated. Having transferred from another school, she expected working with the Admissions Office to be time consuming. “I thought the transfer process was going to be more complicated, but Goodwin made it easy.” Read more...
Christina Tolides

Christina Tolides: “I’m growing the way a nurse is supposed to grow”

Christina Tolides works in the health and safety analysis and prevention area at a large company, but realized instead of just offering emotional support she wanted to be able to offer a more well-rounded approach to care. With an existing degree in forensic science and a minor in chemistry, Tolides decided to make a career change and enrolled in Goodwin’s nursing program. Read more...