Nancy Clark: “She has those special qualities and an obvious love of teaching.”

Nancy Clark, a graduate of Goodwin’s associate degree in Nursing program who is currently working on a bachelor’s degree in Nursing online, speaks highly of Goodwin’s faculty. Her online art history instructor, Ann Finateri-Laist, made a lasting impact. “I thoroughly enjoyed her class and her personal interactions with all of us throughout the course. She has those special qualities and an obvious love of teaching,” Clark noted. As a full-time nurse, taking online classes is the only way Clark is able to continue her education. Originally she was wary of online courses due to lack of physical interaction, but after … Continue reading Nancy Clark: “She has those special qualities and an obvious love of teaching.”

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 … Continue reading Sandra Nmai Receives Jim Roberts Book Award

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

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