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President William V. Flores

UHD President Flores succeeded as a first-generation student.

 

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Graduating College Students

 

First-Generation Students

Stories

The following stories chronicle the experiences of UHD faculty and staff as first-generation students. We hope that our stories will help inspire you to overcome whatever obstacles and difficulties you may face, so that you too can achieve your dream of graduating from UHD.

Jon M. Aoki, Assistant Professor
College of Sciences & Technology

To succeed, accept life's challenges
Susan J. Baker, Associate Professor
College of Humanities & Social Sciences


Leaving home

Linda Bressler, Associate Professor
College of Business


Never give up

Barbara Canetti, Degree Coordinator
College of Humanities & Social Sciences


A gift to myself

Jean DeWitt, Associate Professor
College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Thanks to my parents
Adam Ellwanger, Assistant Professor
College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Love of learning
Viola M. Garcia, Assistant Professor
College of Public Service

Preparation and opportunity

Nancy Leveille, Assistant Professor
College of Sciences & Technology


Support and hard work
JoAnn Pavletich, Associate Professor
College of Humanities & Social Science


There is always something to be learned

Wayne Schmadeka, Assistant Professor
College of Humanties & Social Science


Go to school

William Waller, Associate Professor
College of Sciences & Technology
Self reliance
Deloris McGee Wanguri, Professor
College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Sacrifice and hard work

 

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