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.
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.
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.
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.