Debra Stimpson, SUNY Adirondack (NY)

Major: Accounting Graduation Date: May 19, 2016 Not Counted Because: Transferred; Started Part-Time I am an adult returning student at SUNY Adirondack. I attended SUNY Potsdam for one year beginning September 1972. In the interim, I married, had a family and have enjoyed a 40-year career in banking. After my children left home I realized…

Vanessa Torres, Cloud County Community College (KS)

Major: Science Graduation Date: May 13, 2016 Not Counted Because: Started Part-Time I started college part-time because I did not want to be overwhelmed my first year of college. At the time of  enrollment I had just found out I was pregnant as well, so I did not want to stress too much about school….

Pamela Brayton, SUNY Adirondack (NY)

Major: Creative Writing Graduation Date: May 19, 2016 Not Counted Because: Transferred I started college in Utah at a 4-year university as a full-time student in 1982. After two semesters, I quit school and didn’t return to college until 2009. In September 2009, I began attending SUNY Adirondack as a part-time student. After I graduate…

Leah Fay, Rose State College (OK)

Major: Enterprise Development Graduation Date: May 14, 2016Not Counted Because: Started as a Part-Time Student Due to circumstances beyond my control, I could not enroll full-time when I started college. After graduation, I plan on continuing my education to obtain a bachelor’s degree.

Iesha D. DeLesline, Genessee Community College (NY)

Major: Liberal Studies Graduation Date: May 22, 2016 Not Counted Because: Transferred Just after graduating high school in 2007, Iesha was enrolled in the Borough of Manhattan (CUNY) for two semesters in 2008 and 2009. At that time, she was interested in becoming an actress and pursuing a  career in theater. Sadly, the coursework did…