Hector Martinez’s parents immigrated to the United States as teenagers, fleeing violence and a lack of opportunities in Mexico. Now, as the first person in his family to go to college, it is his turn to face the unknown in pursuit of a better future.
Trae & Tyler Kaufmann
“I think what is more attractive about being an RN… is the close relationship you develop with patients. You are at their bedside every day and actually get to provide care, not just solve a problem. You really get to make a real difference in their lives.”
Gaining Important Perspectives on Diversity
Sometimes when we lack knowledge about different cultures, we are afraid of what we don’t know, and that causes us to act in a negative way. I think the more experiences like this we can give students, the more they will learn to be curious instead of afraid.”
Welding & Machine Tool Technology
Celsey Martin’s dad taught her how to weld growing up on her family ranch near Shoshoni, Wyoming. Now that she has added machining to her skillset. “My education prepared me for my job, and I’ve found it pretty easy to pick up new skills as I need to.”
Women In Tech
If you walked around the Technical Education Center at Sheridan College at the end of last semester, you would have noticed a few more women hard at work behind the lathes, welding stations, and diesel engines than in the past.