"My advisor asked me recently, 'If you could talk to Michelle from a year ago, what would you say?' I thought for a few seconds...I would say: 'This has been your dream since you were a kid. Don’t let anyone hold you back. You’ve got this!'"
"I have experienced many detours on the journey of a B.S. degree. I am proud to be the first of my mother’s children as well as the first female in my family to finish their degree. I thank my family, friends & CU for their endless support."
"My work primarily focuses on working with young people, especially those who have been most impacted by systems of oppression, to realize their own potential through the arts. I am committed to addressing systems of racism within the arts community and educational environments."
"Attending College Unbound has given me the opportunity to pursue and complete my degree while advancing my personal vision of community health through project-based learning. My goal is to develop and empower young ambassadors for health in our inner cities that will create ripples of change in their communities and the state."
"I am a New York City native and Human Resources enthusiast, who loves the arts. I love to utilize my love of children, shared experiences, and organizational management to spread joy and enhance work experiences."
"I chose the program at CU because I have a passion for learning with like-minded students. After graduation I want to attain my Master’s & grow as a Housing Advocate. I love the community I live in & want to help move it forward!"