"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 feel so fortunate to have had the opportunity to earn my Bachelor’s degree from College Unbound. This degree will now push me further to achieving my dream of one day becoming a lawyer."
"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!"
"My college journey began in 2004. I wanted my Bachelor's & a college right for me, one that would fit my schedule being a mom with 3 daughters while working & maintaining a personal life. Now, I am graduating, a moment I have always wanted!"
"...Praise is due to GOD who pointed me toward CU. There I found a cohort & caring educators, a supporting family alongside my own, to carry me through the journey to finally complete my education."
"As a five-year breast cancer survivor and with the support of my parents, family, friends, advisors & mentors, I now feel prepared to move forward in furthering my education. I will always be forever thankful to CU."