Student Success Stories

Student Success Stories

I didn’t feel that closure until I got that diploma through the mail..

James Williams, a 49er Finish Student determined to cross the finish line.

As an adult, I hope the unique challenges you face never make you feel like you can’t participate in educational opportunities like studying abroad.

Julio Cazares, a senior, made it a point to use all resources available...

I began to feel a strong sense that I was not making the difference in the world that I had hoped to make.

Kelly Thurston, a word from the "Last Graduate Standing" of the Spring 2018 Commencement

I want to prove that just because I chose a different path than most, I can still have a successful career.

Madeleine Michalik, deciding as a mother to complete her degree at UNC Charlotte!

I knew that I wanted to spend as much time with my daughter as possible, but still wanted to contribute to our family.

Melanie Buck, the drive to provide for her family and set an example for her children .

I did not and do not have time to join a lot of clubs. But I did look for internships and networking opportunities.

Phil Perry, discussing how returning to school after such a long layoff can be intimidating as an adult student

At first I I was telling myself that going back to school was the hardest decision I have ever made. I was completely wrong. It is the BEST decision.

Reed Caron , sharing how success can happen when you move past your fears.

I am defined by me, it’s what I do with what happens to me that determines and defines my life.

Tony Peek, an inspiring message of how anything is truly possible if you work toward your educational and personal goals.