School of Integrative Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

NCC Connect - March 2015

NCC Alum Brings Coursework to Career

NCC Alum Brings Coursework to Career

Eduardo Urrutia, BS Integrative Studies '10, graduated from New Century College after working full-time during his undergraduate years, when he studied to become a physical therapist assistant. Five years later, he reports that his NCC coursework has enhanced his career and outlook on life—in surprising ways.

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Faculty Highlight: Misty Krell

Faculty Highlight: Misty Krell

Misty Krell started her journey to New Century College (NCC) on a 2004 trip to volunteer with a women’s organization in India. This meaningful adventure eventually led her to NCC where she found a position coordinating student volunteer experiences through what is now NCC’s Social Action and Integrative Learning (SAIL) program. From there, Krell’s skill with students motivated her to join NCC’s student services team, where she now serves as director.

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Student Combines Passions for Rich NCC Experience

Student Combines Passions for Rich NCC Experience

New Century College sophomore Meili Johnson is pursuing her dream to become a physician assistant and studying to do so through NCC’s life sciences concentration. While this may seem like a practical career choice with many employment possibilities, for Johnson, her decision was deeply embedded in her personal history.

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Cups Up

Cups Up

After almost a year of planning, the Mason Cups Up program launched in February, enabling students to fill specially-designed “Cups Up” reusable cups with cold drinks at a discounted price at the Johnson Center food court.

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