NHCC Alum Leaves Behind a Colorful Legacy

NHCC Alum Leaves Behind a Colorful Legacy

Sebastian Rivera Cintron is a muralist and an NHCC Class of 2016 alum. While taking art courses at NHCC, Sebastian became President of Student Senate. This involvement helped him to figure out what he wanted to do with his life. After graduation, Sebastian worked with the City of Brooklyn Park as an Organizer. Today Sebastian works as a muralist and   is pursuing his arts career. Find out how Sebastian created a ‘healing’ mural for NHCC’s CARE Center in the Q&A below!

From Working Mother, to Frontline Nurse, This is Jeanette's Story

From Working Mother, to Frontline Nurse, This is Jeanette's Story

Jeanette Rupert is an NHCC nursing alumni who fights the pandemic at her full-time job and also volunteers in her spare time at George Floyd Square. Jeanette has a tireless commitment to serving others and this is her story.

What drew you to nursing/what’s your background story?

STEM Spotlight, with Alain Njipwo

STEM Spotlight, with Alain Njipwo

Alain Njipwo, is a former NHCC student, who transferred to a four-year institution and went on to get his bachelor’s degree in engineering. Today he is pursuing his education even farther and will be attending graduate school in 2021. Alain is passionate about the STEM field and believes that with a little persistence, anyone can do it.

 

What made you want to enroll at NHCC?

Q&A With TRIO Alum Camila

Q&A With TRIO Alum Camila

Get to know a few of NHCC's past and present TRIO members. Introducing, Camila Mercado Michelli

To start off, could you tell us a little bit about your background?

I attended NHCC from 2011 to 2013. I was a first-generation college student, who originally transferred to NHCC from a school in Puerto Rico. After graduating from NHCC, I transferred to Metropolitan State University and received a bachelor’s degree in Professional Communications with a specialization in Public Relations.

How did your TRIO experience begin?

Q&A With TRIO Student Nataliya

Q&A With TRIO Student Nataliya

Get to know a few of NHCC's past and present TRIO members. Introducing, Nataliya McCoy!

To start off, could you tell us a little bit about your background?

I am originally from Ukraine and I am a mom of three teenage girls. I decided to go back to school, after being a housewife and raising my daughters for many years.

Why did you choose to get involved with TRIO?