Full-time workers, immigrants, armed services veterans, single moms and fifty-something-years-young men and women among the 1,060 students who will receive Associate degrees at the College’s 34th Commencement.
May 18, 2012, Jersey City, NJ – “We all have a story; our stories consist of both amazing and horrific moments. We all have experienced bumps and tribulations along the way, and at one point we have made choices that sometimes leave regret.” So wrote Danielle Travelino of Bayonne, referring to her own experience and those of her fellow graduates in Hudson County Community College’s Class of 2012.
The 28-year-old mom first began her college studies at a university in 2001, but after just a month, she withdrew from classes. Three years later, Danielle attempted to restart her college career at the same university, but at the time she considered going to school “a chore.” Continue reading Hudson County Community College’s Class of 2012 Reflects the ‘New’ Face of College Students