Navigating college can be an exciting and sometimes overwhelming challenge, but just imagine moving here from Vietnam by yourself with little financial support and English as a second language. Well that’s just what 2016 computer science graduate Anh Duong did. After completing a bachelor’s degree in Vietnam, Duong wanted to pursue more education and a career in the United States. Her first stop was North Hennepin Community College. After a campus visit and meeting with a counselor, Duong says, “it was the right place for me.”
Paralegal Couple Finds Joy in Giving Back to the Place Where it All Started
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At NHCC, we find joy in sharing stories about our students and alumni. We look forward to hearing their NHCC experiences and discovering how their lives unfold after graduation.
Paralegal Alum Credits Internship for Career Success
Michael Larson’s 13-year career as a paralegal may not have been the most conventional, but it’s proven to be rewarding in many ways, including his current role as Senior IP Litigation Paralegal at 3M. A 2007 graduate, Larson says “North Hennepin Community College gave me the necessary building blocks and skills to succeed, and an internship opportunity with one of the best law firms in the Twin Cities.”
Meet Dante Williams, NHCC Alum
We recently had the chance to catch up with NHCC alum, Dante Williams. In his interview, he shared about his own personal journey to NHCC, his experiences, and tips and tricks for students and alumni entering the job market. Find out where Dante is now!
Persistence Pays Off
There are few places more welcoming of a child's imagination than in front of the television. That is particularly true for Alyssa Archer. The child of a single-parent family, Alyssa's mother was forced to work long hours in hopes of providing for her family. On those nights, which were many, Alyssa would spend the evening at her grandfather's house. It was there a dream was born.