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); and interest in the field of business and/or human resources.
Sandra is a member of several student organizations and belongs to the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Fluent in several languages and committed to global diversity in education and business, she has a strong entrepreneurial spirit and is passionate about improving her community through educational programs and academic opportunities. Her long-term career goals include starting an academic institution in her native country of Ghana. Sandra has a passion for entrepreneurship and is interested in mentoring young adults with a desire to become entrepreneurs in the future. She is hardworking and determined to make an impact wherever she finds herself.
In her acceptance remarks, Sandra offered, “It is my singular privilege to say a big thank you to all of you good people, who, in diverse ways, have made it possible for me to receive this prestigious award today. On this occasion, I would like to acknowledge the Goodwin College Career Services team for all their support. I am truly very grateful to everybody here tonight.”
Goodwin University is a nonprofit institution of higher education and is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE), formerly known as the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Goodwin University was founded in 1999, with the goal of serving a diverse student population with career-focused degree programs that lead to strong employment outcomes.