FlexForward shows busy adult a way to attain elusive college degree
Roger Rader was already living a full life before deciding to return to college for the degree that had eluded him. He’s a husband and father of three daughters, including one starting college in pre-med. His other girls are 15 and 12 and interested in cosmetology and nature. He’s a radio personality with an information technology background. He’s also Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians Tribal Council’s at-large member.
At 22, Hamilton's bachelor's degree paid off
Josh Hamilton graduated Lawton High School in 2013 and from Southwestern Michigan College in May 2015. From that July through January 2018, he worked for his alma mater as an external admissions advisor. Now, at 22, he’s a Secant Technologies business development executive who orbits between Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids, where he lives. He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Ferris State University, his college education completely paid for as of the end of May.
HR student worker identifies way to work in medical setting
Alyssa Lovato, the student worker in Southwestern Michigan College’s Human Resources office, started college intending to become a pharmacist or dental hygienist. Instead, after earning her 2016 medical pre-professional associate degree, the dean’s list student continued in Ferris State University’s program on the Dowagiac campus for a bachelor’s degree in business administration with an HR management concentration.
Summer 2018 honor rolls posted
Southwestern Michigan College named the following students to the President’s and Dean’s lists for summer semester 2018. Students honored on the President’s List must earn a perfect 4.0 grade-point average while carrying a full course load of at least 12 credits. Students appearing on the Dean’s List must compile at least a 3.5 GPA while carrying a full course load.